spam and pop up trouble

  K.E 17:03 01 Mar 2004


Very suddenly I have become inundated with pop ups and spam and also a few new icons have appeared on my desktop. I am worried that someone may be accessing my system? I use windows xp and would be grateful for any advice.



  sat481 17:07 01 Mar 2004

Sounds like you have a lot of spy ware in your system. You need to get yourself either spybot or adaware

click here

click here

run these and hopefully they should stop some of the stuff. Also get the google toolbar and nable pop-up stopper on it

Hoep this help


  hugh-265156 17:10 01 Mar 2004

what is the name of the files on your desktop please?may help to know.

for spam try mailwasher click here (sites down at the moment i think,try later)

to get rid of nasties update and run your antivirus.

to check for and get rid of porn dialers and spyware/adware try spybot and adaware click here click here (update them both before running and remove anything they find)

spywareblaster will then stop most stuff from getting on in the first place click here

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