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Within 10 to 20 seconds of opening IE, I start to get ad pop ups. A real pain in the neck. I have pop up blocker on but to no avail. This started after I downloaded a song from Lime Wire and when I tried to play it a window came up saying I needed a CODEC for this. When I said OK (big mistake obviously) it started to download something. I tried to stop it but was unsuccessful. Initially it also took over IE and changed my home page. I purchased AVG and HiJack this and ran them. They were able fix the home page issue but I still get the ad pop ups as soon as I start to use IE. Any help fixing this would be appreciated.
Thanks for the quck reply. I am running Win XP SP2 with AVG8 and HJT. I updated AVG last night and ran a deep scan but to no avail. As soon as I open IE the ad pop ups start again. I have also run HJT several times and it seems to find all kinds of things but not being that savy I don't want to just willy nilly let it delete items.