Newuser857 11:39 08 Apr 2004

Can anyone tell me how to prevent a site called 123.com from hi jacking my internet service. I am on Freeserve Broadband and run Windows XP Pro. A small splash screen with what appeared to be an obscene image appeared in the middle of working on an excel file and keeps re appearing no matter what I do. It shuts down Freeserve and installs its own dialler. I have to go through all the uninstall procedures. I have tried CW Shredder and a Trojan removal programme but each comes up saying they have found nothing. Norton does not find anything either. My wife uses the internet for genealogical research and I use it mainly for military history including American sites.

Can anyone help on this one please. .

  temp003 11:54 08 Apr 2004

Try another spyware remover such as Adaware click here or Spybot S & D click here

Download, install, update the program before scanning.

After it's cleaned, try SpywareBlaster for prevention. click here

  byfordr 11:56 08 Apr 2004

Use dialer control from this link click here
And useful link for spybot, adaware etc on this one click here
click here there is a couple of different cwshredder types, may be worth looking at. Also kill2me, and hijack this.



  Newuser857 12:06 08 Apr 2004

Thanks for all the advice folks I must log off now as I want to keep my log on time to a minimum till I get this thing soreted. I'll come back later.

  Newuser857 16:42 09 Apr 2004

Further to my message above re 123 com I used the programmes suggsted and it appears to have cut out the nuisance - Spyblaster appeared to be particularly effective. Thanks again to all who gave me advice in this.

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