UNWANTED Search bar - - - Please Help!

  B2K 10:51 17 Sep 2004
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Hi,

I have a very annoying search bar which has made its way onto my PC... Not in my internet browser the my PC browser.
When i double click C drive for example i have 10 little coloured tabs,

Catalog, pharmacy, gambling, casino, finance, insurance, adult, dating, computers and travel!

My web browser homepage was also changed to
"click here"

Plus AVG picked up a dialer trojan virus and then removed it but i still have the same problem!?!

Even if i try to make the search bar not visable it still resets its self when i up a window again?

How do i remove this please?

  Old Shep 10:55 17 Sep 2004

Have you installed ms messenger plus. I did yesterday and got the same taskbar. Uninstalled it and the taskbar went with it.

  Diodorus Siculus 11:01 17 Sep 2004

click here
CWS click here
SB click here

click here
AdAware


Some programs to help remove it.

  B2K 11:03 17 Sep 2004

No.... I havnt been near ms messenger plus,

I wonder if i installed ms plus then uninstalled it... it would take away the search bar? ? ?

It was the exact one as me you say?

  Old Shep 11:10 17 Sep 2004

If you haven't been near it then it cannot be that. Same headings as I had.
Would try Diodorus Siculus advice I cannot see uninsalling and re-installing ms messenger would work. You have to manually download plus and install it so it cannot just get onto your machine. If you open ms messenger underneath File it will say Plus if you have it.

  B2K 11:31 17 Sep 2004

Diodorus Siculus

Thanks for your reply...
Your 1st link was dead
The second didnt seem to work
And i already have adaware which didnt work so im currently scanning with A2,

Hopefully it will do it? ? ?

  B2K 11:38 17 Sep 2004

Well... Nothing has worked plus it also resets my homepage?

Please does anyone have any other ideas?

  Diodorus Siculus 11:55 17 Sep 2004

click here - this gets Spybot search and destroy. Works ok for me.

  Nellie2 12:04 17 Sep 2004

Hello B2k. If you don't have any luck from the suggestions given by the good people here then have a look click here. Read the pinned topics and post a hijack log there. I'm sure I will be able to help. :)

  SANTOS7 12:06 17 Sep 2004

Most Unwanted home pages and i think as a legal requirement have a help link on them which will have the uninstallers you require, i have tried to look for you but at moment it tells me page is unavailable

  B2K 12:52 17 Sep 2004

Although spybot work very well on other stuff i still have my stupid search bar and reset homepage :-(

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