Re: Cool Web Search "Shredder" Update 03/12/03
From: Mad Max (madmax1300REMOVETHIS_at_REMOVETHISmail.com)
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 16:02:42 -0600
No wonder you need CW Shredder, you've been to Google.
My last visit to Google netted me two viruses , a Trojan Horse and a
Homepage Hijacker, not to mention assorted adware crapola.
If you find anything better than CW Shredder to clean your machine , please
let everyone know what it is.
"john" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Not for me, thanks.
> Do a Google search for it and check out a few of the forum discussions.
> It appears it's prone to damaging the Registry badly enough to the point
> > <snip>
> > A small utility for removing CoolWebSearch
> > (aka CoolWwwSearch, YouFindAll, White-Pages.ws and a dozen other names).
> > Spybot S&D tends to forget essential parts of the hijack, so until it
> > updates, you can just this to completely remove the hijack.
> > Updated to remove the new variants once they come out.
> > </snip>
> > The utility >
> > (http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/cwshredder.zip)
> > Unzip - close *all* instances of IE & OE, hit the executable and follow
> > the prompts.
> > MS-MVP used and approved tool - you are encouraged to run it.
> > Check for updates frequently, use the Update Feature in the Tool.
> > Please feel free to post this information to groups not listed here.
> > Regards,
> > --
> > siljaline
> > MS - MVP Windows IE/OE
> > ______________________
> > (Reply to group, as return address
> > is invalid - that we may all benefit)