searchweb2 - browser hijack

  Supermac 11:05 14 Sep 2004

Any advice on how I can get rid of this (blue toolbar, extra icons on desktop, home page being changed, pop-up blocker settings being changed etc) would be gratefully appreciated. I've installed and run both ad-aware and spybot but the problem remains. HijackThis also installed.

There's an exe file in a strangely named sub folder in my applications data folder. The file name keeps changing - and I can't delete it (file in use message). Is this (part of) the problem?


  Baledor 11:24 14 Sep 2004

and then delete the file...

  rawprawn 11:28 14 Sep 2004

It seems some people have had some success using this tool click here download it, I would run it in safe mode, also turn off system restore. Good luck.

  rawprawn 11:29 14 Sep 2004

PS. Update it before you run it.

  gudgulf 11:36 14 Sep 2004

The scanner from Microworld is also worth a try click here

  gudgulf 11:56 14 Sep 2004

Have a read of this click here

There is a link on the page for a lop uninstaller click here

Run this -just follow the instructions.

Hope this is useful

  Supermac 18:24 14 Sep 2004

Thanks for all the advice. The lop uninstaller seems to have done the trick.

  rawprawn 18:28 14 Sep 2004

Tick Resolved ?

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