Homepage Hijacked...Help!!!

  paul654 22:49 01 Jan 2004

Every time we power up our home PC and go on I.E. our homepages have been hijacked by a site called `Coolsearch.com`. The address for this site on Internet options is `bout:blank`.
I`ve tried changing the address in `Internet Options` on each of our separate settings, I`ve also run Adware and Spybot S+D, all to no effect....Help!!

  VoG II 22:52 01 Jan 2004

CoolwebShredder click here

  BBez 22:59 01 Jan 2004

try Anti Virus Scan. I had the Startpage trojan last week that changed my homepage via a .js file

  exhumed 23:25 01 Jan 2004

i suppose you have an antivirus program,a firewall perhaps,look there are freebeeis out there,use them,if you need more pay

  ahales42 03:00 02 Jan 2004

"These are some programs I wrote." sorry to be pedantic, but there is no way in hell i`d trust a site that said that.

  ahales42 03:02 02 Jan 2004

click on IE,tools. set your home page to about blank. not `bout blank.

  Nellie2 06:01 02 Jan 2004

I can understand your misgivings... but believe me, Merijin knows his stuff. Coolwebshredder is an amazing tool and a godsend for getting rid of a coolweb infection.

paul645, if you are still having problems after running Coolwebshredder then email me by clicking the little envelope next to my name and I will send you some information about homepage hijacks.

  Jester2K 07:50 02 Jan 2004

ahales42 - used it many many times with no problems...

  paul654 11:31 02 Jan 2004

Used Coolwebshredder and it worked perfectly....Thanks. And in response to `exhumed` I do use Norton AV and Zone alarms...I`m not a `total` Dufus.

  golfpro 13:06 02 Jan 2004

Maybe this will help for the future.click here

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