Re: Spyware / Spybot

anonymous_at_discussions.microsoft.com
Date: 10/03/04

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    Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2004 14:39:37 -0700
    
    

    Thank you very much.

    >-----Original Message-----
    >Try Adaware SE to remove the malware generating the pop-
    ups.
    >
    >When you perform the scan, do it in Safe Mode.
    >
    >http://www.lavasoftusa.com/
    >
    >Dave
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >"Mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
    message
    >news:3ad001c4a98a$21fb6100$a601280a@phx.gbl...
    >| Getting popups announcing spyware has infected my
    system -
    >| directs me to purchase software, etc. I downloaded
    >| SPYBOT from Microsoft site, have run the program
    several
    >| times and it shows the same items as being resident.
    It
    >| also says it removes them each time, but with every
    >| reboot, the same popups appear.
    >|
    >| I have lost control of identifying my search engine
    >| homepage - it automatically sends me to about:blank
    >| homepage. I am also denied access to certain of my
    >| Favorite webpages - I am automatically kicked out and
    >| returned to about:blank page.
    >|
    >| Running Windows XP Professional.
    >|
    >| Thanks in advance.
    >
    >
    >.
    >


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