spyware adware

  Mysticnas 18:40 20 Sep 2004

i keep getting these ads/pop-ups.

I've scanned using Norton AV2003, Spybot search and destroy 1.3, Lavasoft adaware and a few other programs. They've found and deleted software such as winad.exe and webrebates.exe

However, i still keep getting pop-ups (http:as1.alkag.de/dat/bgf/200409/10/dr.html) and everytime i open up an internet explorer window it automatically goes to click here

P4 2.4, 2gb ram
Norton2003 system works/AV/firewall.

Can anyone help? or am i going to have to do a fresh install of XP again?

Thanks in advance.

  stalion 18:43 20 Sep 2004

you should not have to re-install try a scan with this click here

  stalion 19:14 20 Sep 2004

have you got the latest version of adaware it is a lot more thorough version 1.5

  Mysticnas 21:52 20 Sep 2004

This is something i don't understand...

I keep seeing post that say make sure you've got the latest version 1.XXX but i've got version 6.181

I don't understand. So many problems. I'd prefer not to reinstall because i'll have all the networking grief again.

  stalion 21:55 20 Sep 2004

are you saying you will have a problem if you update adaware?

  Mysticnas 22:09 20 Sep 2004

i'm asking how i can update from version 1.5 when i have verison 6.181?

I don't understand.

  VoG II 22:13 20 Sep 2004

Ad-aware SE Version 1.05 click here is the latest.

  Mysticnas 22:14 20 Sep 2004

i'm going to lavasoft website and downloading 1.05 anyway.

see what happens.

  stalion 22:18 20 Sep 2004

sorry should have explained version 6.anything is the old version the new version is called
ad-aware se personal and the latest version is 1.05

  Mysticnas 00:02 21 Sep 2004

wow i downloaded it, and fired it up... it detected 271 objects!! WOW!

going to restart in safemode now and scan again.

As is seems so far, the pesky pop-ups have stopped.

Thanks all

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