porn application hijacked my comp

  holly polly 16:45 04 Nov 2003
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hi unknown porn application video sex gb has hijacked my comp tried uninstaling by add and remove no joy there is a uninstall option on taskbar but it brings the hourglass up and slows the comp to a halt have run ad aware and spybot no joy ,please help me get rid of this ,as this is a family comp and i do not want kids stumbling accross this filth -many thanks hol pol...

  johnnyrocker 16:50 04 Nov 2003

have you run virus scan? if you are running me or xp try system restore and history clear.

johnny.

  accord 16:53 04 Nov 2003

click here and click here

If you havent got any spyware progs installed on your pc then i recommend that you do so. just click on the above and download, run updates and then scan your system. Report back if this has successfully cleared it up.

  The Lights Are On 16:56 04 Nov 2003

Download click here free for a month, although I think it's worth buying you may find you have a Trojan rather than bog standard Spyware.

  john-232317 16:56 04 Nov 2003

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  accord 16:59 04 Nov 2003

click here for symantec online virus checker

  MichelleC 17:07 04 Nov 2003

If all else fails boot to safemode, 'search' for dial.exe and see what pops up.

  holly polly 17:10 04 Nov 2003

hi me thinks it is a exe application that the kids inadvertadley accepted now i have got ,how do i get rid ?i have RUN SPYBOT AND AD AWARE to no affect ,tried looking for folder in program files no jot ,anybody else got any ideas?-hol pol...

  johnnyrocker 17:15 04 Nov 2003

you havent said what os or try system restore.


johnny.

  holly polly 17:28 04 Nov 2003

so sorry sir its win me -hol pol....

  The Lights Are On 17:42 04 Nov 2003

Have you downloaded & run The Cleaner as you may have a Trojan? click here You need to let the forum know which steps you have taken so the issue can be worked through.

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