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Please Help Remove This Problem...

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#1 Jameson666


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Posted 02 August 2007 - 08:18 AM

I've been having a few problems with my machine lately...It appears to be some sort of browser hack. The internet is running very slow and I get redirected to other websites every website I visit. Even when I don't have IE open I will have ie windows come up ads/websites. I'll also get what looks like windows system messages come up, but in the form of some sort of bs crap like "you have a friend on myspace, blah...blah...blah".
I have run Spybot, Ad-Aware, AVG Anti-Spyware, and AVG Anti-Virus to fix the problems but they don't catch anything (I ran this both in normal mode and safe mode). I even downloaded HJT to try and post a log, but everytime I try and save my log it doesn't save and the program just closes down. I've also tried using netstat -a/n to see what all is going on, but it closes immediatly on open. I even tried re-downloading HJT and opening it up in safe mode and it still closed immediatly after clicking the save log button.
This kind of has me picking my brain, b/c as I don't know everything about computers/computer software, I do know some. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated. I'm sure I know how to prevent this in the future, and that is to keep my girlfriend off my machine! :thumbsup:


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#2 buddy215


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Posted 02 August 2007 - 08:30 AM

Try changing the name of Hijack This to lastchancescan. Locate the file, right click on it and choose rename. Then try to save log.

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#3 Jameson666

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Posted 02 August 2007 - 08:33 AM

Thanks Buddy!
That allowed the HJT log to be saved. It must be very common, so I apologize if it comes up often. I'll head over and post the log in the correct forum.

Thanks again!

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