about:blank anyone know if this is a nasty please

  Happy1 19:17 03 Apr 2005

My rellie has been doing a scan with Adaware which you advised the other day. about:blank comes up. Also when he looked in place for browser says about:blank instead of default. It is stationed in his task bar at the bottom of screen Can't seem to get rid of it.

He is on dialup.

Any help gratefully received.


  VoG II 19:19 03 Apr 2005

Try starting in Safe Mode click here then scanning with Ad-aware.

Yes, it is a nasty.

  Giggle n' Bits 19:22 03 Apr 2005

do a search for a little tool call CWShredder which will hopefully remove any infection in Internet Explorer also search for Stinger.
Stinger can ge got from click here download the one that says Stinger.exe which is first in the list. After a scan it will create a dead file which you can delete.

CWShredder can be got from click here just download the Shredder standalone from here.

Call back if you need more help.

  Happy1 19:29 03 Apr 2005

Thankyou very much for your replies. Also for your fantastic help.

I will ring rellie and let him knw what to do.

Many thanks,


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