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cmd32.exe and mshelp.exe PLEASE help me


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#1 kieffer5

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Posted 02 February 2005 - 05:03 PM

Hello. Any help would be appreciated. I am new to this forum thing. I am having problems with a virus or trojan and my norton firewall is detecting cmd32.exe and mshelp32.exe trying to access my computer.

*I have Adware Away and the initially trying to get rid of problems does not help.

*The malware installed on my computer disabled my Norton Antivirus and I cannot get into it now.

*I fixed the "black Screen" that came up. I did this under control panel>display>desktop tab>customize desktop button>web tab>web page listing>highlighted and delted "security".

*I still also have an about:blank on my homepage that I've tried to rid myself of with no results.

Here is the HJ this log.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 2:33:02 PM, on 2/2/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\IAMAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\STOPzilla!\Stopzilla.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd32.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Support\Alert\bin\NotifyAlert.exe
C:\Program Files\Evidence Eliminator\ee.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\NISUM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\SymProxySvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\NISSERV.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wbem\wmiapsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\REGEDIT.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Keith Pfau\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dellnet.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dellnet.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page_bak = http://www.iwon.com/
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Int ernet Settings,ProxyOverride = http://localhost;
O2 - BHO: Clear Search - {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000240} - C:\Program Files\ClearSearch\IE_ClrSch.DLL (file missing)
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {A708A39C-8DA7-4e36-B3B0-0A1FFAFD4B6D} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\javafix3.dll
O2 - BHO: NAV Helper - {BDF3E430-B101-42AD-A544-FADC6B084872} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: AntiSpyware Class - {C6176B04-8896-4446-9939-E00EE94C420F} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ash.dll
O2 - BHO: BrowserHelper Class - {E3215F20-3212-11D6-9F8B-00D0B743919D} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\StopzillaBHO.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\NavShExt.dll (file missing)
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NAV Agent] C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\navapw32.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AdaptecDirectCD] "C:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DwlClient] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iamapp] C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\IAMAPP.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSUpdate] C:\WINDOWS\svchost.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BCMSMMSG] BCMSMMSG.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [STOPzilla] C:\Program Files\STOPzilla!\Stopzilla.exe /autorun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DVD43] C:\Program Files\DVD Region+CSS Free\DVD43.exe /hidden
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ControlPanel] C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd32.exe internat.dll,LoadKeyboardProfile
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Evidence Eliminator] C:\Program Files\Evidence Eliminator\ee.exe /m
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpyKiller] C:\Program Files\SpyKiller\spykiller.exe /startup
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Symantec NetDriver Monitor] C:\PROGRA~1\SYMNET~1\SNDMon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msjava critical update] c:\windows\jjfixer.exe
O4 - Startup: DLHelperEXE.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Digital Line Detect.lnk = ?
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {11111111-1111-1111-1111-111111111147} - file://C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\4114.exe
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://207.188.7.150/19da2f002fe815...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O16 - DPF: {6986A6CF-9D58-11D6-91C2-00E02964E8E3} (IntPagomaster Class) - http://www.livecamx.com/preto/pretololitas/pagomast.cab
O16 - DPF: {70522FA2-4656-11D5-B0E9-0050DAC24E8F} (iWon Progressive Counter) - http://download.iwon.com/ct/pm3/iwonpm_5_1,0,2,5.cab
O16 - DPF: {78A730D4-0DF3-4B65-8DD2-BFCD433CEE30} - http://www.surfsecret.com/inst/PEInstaller.exe
O16 - DPF: {8E28B3A9-FE83-45D1-B657-D5426B81A121} (CustomerCtrl Class) - http://cs6b.instantservice.com/jars...erxsigned34.cab
O16 - DPF: {AD7FAFB0-16D6-40C3-AF27-585D6E6453FD} (loader Class) - http://dload.ipbill.com/del/loader.cab
O16 - DPF: {AED98630-0251-4E83-917D-43A23D66D507} (WebHandler Class) - http://activex.microgaming.com/DLhe...n7/dlhelper.cab
O16 - DPF: {B91AEDBE-93DF-4017-8BB3-F1C300C0EC51} (InstallShield Setup Player 2K2) - http://www.kscasino.com/CasinoCentr...asino/setup.exe
O16 - DPF: {D8089245-3211-40F6-819B-9E5E92CD61A2} (FlashXControl Object) - https://register3.valueactive.com/2...OCX/FlashAX.cab
O16 - DPF: {F58E1CEF-A068-4C15-BA5E-587CAF3EE8C6} (MSN Chat Control 4.5) - http://fdl.msn.com/public/chat/msnchat45.cab
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto Protect Service - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Norton Personal Firewall Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\NISSERV.EXE
O23 - Service: Norton Personal Firewall Accounts Manager - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\NISUM.EXE
O23 - Service: ScriptBlocking Service - Unknown - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\SCRIPT~1\SBServ.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Symantec Network Drivers Service - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Norton Personal Firewall Proxy Service - Symantec Corporation - C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\SymProxySvc.exe

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Posted 03 February 2005 - 06:36 PM

Print out these instructions and then close all windows including Internet Explorer.

Reboot your computer into Safe Mode

Then I want you to fix some of those entries. Please do the following:

Please make sure that you can view all hidden files. Instructions on how to do this can be found here:

How to see hidden files in Windows

Run Hijackthis again, click scan, and Put a checkmark next to each of these. Then click the Fix button:

O2 - BHO: Clear Search - {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000240} - C:\Program Files\ClearSearch\IE_ClrSch.DLL (file missing)
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {A708A39C-8DA7-4e36-B3B0-0A1FFAFD4B6D} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\javafix3.dll
O2 - BHO: AntiSpyware Class - {C6176B04-8896-4446-9939-E00EE94C420F} - C:\WINDOWS\system32\ash.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [MSUpdate] C:\WINDOWS\svchost.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ControlPanel] C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd32.exe internat.dll,LoadKeyboardProfile
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [msjava critical update] c:\windows\jjfixer.exe
O4 - Startup: DLHelperEXE.exe
O16 - DPF: {11111111-1111-1111-1111-111111111147} - file://C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\4114.exe
O16 - DPF: {56336BCB-3D8A-11D6-A00B-0050DA18DE71} (RdxIE Class) - http://207.188.7.150/19da2f002fe815...ip/RdxIE601.cab
O16 - DPF: {6986A6CF-9D58-11D6-91C2-00E02964E8E3} (IntPagomaster Class) - http://www.livecamx.com/preto/pretololitas/pagomast.cab
O16 - DPF: {70522FA2-4656-11D5-B0E9-0050DAC24E8F} (iWon Progressive Counter) - http://download.iwon.com/ct/pm3/iwonpm_5_1,0,2,5.cab
O16 - DPF: {78A730D4-0DF3-4B65-8DD2-BFCD433CEE30} - http://www.surfsecret.com/inst/PEInstaller.exe
O16 - DPF: {8E28B3A9-FE83-45D1-B657-D5426B81A121} (CustomerCtrl Class) - http://cs6b.instantservice.com/jars...erxsigned34.cab
O16 - DPF: {AD7FAFB0-16D6-40C3-AF27-585D6E6453FD} (loader Class) - http://dload.ipbill.com/del/loader.cab
O16 - DPF: {B91AEDBE-93DF-4017-8BB3-F1C300C0EC51} (InstallShield Setup Player 2K2) - http://www.kscasino.com/CasinoCentr...asino/setup.exe


Then delete these files or directories (Do not be concerned if they do not exist)

C:\Program Files\ClearSearch\
C:\WINDOWS\system32\javafix3.dll
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ash.dll
C:\WINDOWS\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd32.exe
c:\windows\jjfixer.exe

Reboot your computer to go back to normal mode and post a new log.

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Posted 03 February 2005 - 10:50 PM

Thanks for your help it is appreciated! I have done all that you have indicated. I still have problems and I have included comments/problems and a new hijack this log.

*!!! Under "Help" and "About Internet Explorer" Where it says Version, Cipher Strength, and Product ID: They are are BLANK. !!! Nothing is indicated next to them. These were never blank before all my problems started.

*Websites that require Javascript do not work. What do you think could be the problem here. I DO have active scripting enabled. I did not any such problems before all this virus stuff started. I also tested my javascript on a testing website (i forget the address) and it seems to be working fine. I can't get into my Hotmail account via this computer, and games at Pogo.com don't work (because most links are javascript!) :thumbsup:

*The cmd32.exe trojan I had corrupted and uninstalled my norton antivirus. lol. Also, I was not able to get into the options of my norton firewall. ??? I uninstalled BOTH Norton products.

*I installed AVG Antivirus and it found three trojans/viruses, I got rid of them!!!

*I installed SpySubtract/CWShredder and ran it.

*The about:blank homepage is gone!

Thanks for all your help. Here is my new HJ this log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 8:28:15 PM, on 2/3/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\STOPzilla!\Stopzilla.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Support\Alert\bin\NotifyAlert.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Evidence Eliminator\ee.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exe
C:\Program Files\interMute\SpySubtract\SpySub.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wbem\wmiapsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Keith Pfau\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dellnet.com
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: BrowserHelper Class - {E3215F20-3212-11D6-9F8B-00D0B743919D} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\StopzillaBHO.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [IgfxTray] C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HotKeysCmds] C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DwlClient] C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BCMSMMSG] BCMSMMSG.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [STOPzilla] C:\Program Files\STOPzilla!\Stopzilla.exe /autorun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DVD43] C:\Program Files\DVD Region+CSS Free\DVD43.exe /hidden
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_CC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe /STARTUP
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [AVG7_EMC] C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Evidence Eliminator] C:\Program Files\Evidence Eliminator\ee.exe /m
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpyKiller] C:\Program Files\SpyKiller\spykiller.exe /startup
O4 - Global Startup: Digital Line Detect.lnk = ?
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OSA.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: SpySubtract.lnk = C:\Program Files\interMute\SpySubtract\SpySub.exe
O9 - Extra button: Real.com - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\Shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {F58E1CEF-A068-4C15-BA5E-587CAF3EE8C6} (MSN Chat Control 4.5) - http://fdl.msn.com/public/chat/msnchat45.cab
O23 - Service: AVG7 Alert Manager Server - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
O23 - Service: AVG7 Update Service - GRISOFT, s.r.o. - C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
O23 - Service: Norton AntiVirus Auto Protect Service - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: ScriptBlocking Service - Unknown - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\SYMANT~1\SCRIPT~1\SBServ.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Symantec Network Drivers Service - Unknown - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe (file missing)

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Posted 04 February 2005 - 05:50 PM

Well the log is now clean. It is possible that the infections messed up your help menu. You can try fixing that by reinstalling IE, but if its not too much of a bother i would leave it alone

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Posted 05 February 2005 - 02:21 AM

I downloaded Mozilla's Firefox browser. That fix the problems I was having. But my Mom has Firebox and her browser has File, Edit, View, Go, Bookmarks, Tools, Help above the address bar. I do not. Why not?

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Posted 05 February 2005 - 02:04 PM

Do you not see any of the menus at all?

Maybe your in full screen mode. Click on the middle button in the top right, the one that looks like two overlapping boxes and see if that fixes it

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Posted 05 February 2005 - 02:19 PM

Do you not see any of the menus at all?

Maybe your in full screen mode. Click on the middle button in the top right, the one that looks like two overlapping boxes and see if that fixes it

:thumbsup: Thanks. Wow after all my other computer problems, this "problem" is, well, stupid.

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Posted 05 February 2005 - 02:21 PM

So that worked out? Dont worry took me a while to figure out how to get out of fullscreen mode too!

Log looks clean...great job!

Now that you are clean, please follow these simple steps in order to keep your computer clean and secure:
  • Disable and Enable System Restore. - If you are using Windows ME or XP then you should disable and reenable system restore to make sure there are no infected files found in a restore point.

    You can find instructions on how to enable and reenable system restore here:

    Managing Windows Millenium System Restore

    or

    Windows XP System Restore Guide

    Renable system restore with instructions from tutorial above

  • Install Spybot - Search and Destroy - Install and download Spybot - Search and Destroy with its TeaTimer option. This will provide realtime spyware & hijacker protection on your computer alongside your virus protection. You should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Spybot - Search & Destroy to remove Spyware , Malware, and Hijackers

  • Install Ad-Aware - Install and download Ad-Aware. ou should also scan your computer with program on a regular basis just as you would an antivirus software in conjunction with Spybot.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using Ad-aware to remove Spyware, Malware, & Hijackers from Your Computer

  • Commercial Spyware Removal/Protection Programs - If you feel more comfortable installing a commercial Spyware removal program then we recommend WebRoot's Spysweeper or Lavasoft's Ad-Aware Professional. There are many commercial products on the market, but unfortunately most are misleading and substandard. Both of the products we recommend here are proven to be excellent products and a worthy addition to the arsenal of software protecting your computer.

    Spysweeper Product Information
    Ad-Aware Pro Production Information


  • Make your Internet Explorer more secure - This can be done by following these simple instructions:
    • From within Internet Explorer click on the Tools menu and then click on Options.
    • Click once on the Security tab
    • Click once on the Internet icon so it becomes highlighted.
    • Click once on the Custom Level button.
      • Change the Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt
      • Change the Download unsigned ActiveX controls to Disable
      • Change the Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe to Disable
      • Change the Installation of desktop items to Prompt
      • Change the Launching programs and files in an IFRAME to Prompt
      • Change the Navigate sub-frames across different domains to Prompt
      • When all these settings have been made, click on the OK button.
      • If it prompts you as to whether or not you want to save the settings, press the Yes button.
    • Next press the Apply button and then the OK to exit the Internet Properties page.
  • Use an AntiVirus Software - It is very important that your computer has an anti-virus software running on your machine. This alone can save you a lot of trouble with malware in the future.

    See this link for a listing of some online & their stand-alone antivirus programs:

    Virus, Spyware, and Malware Protection and Removal Resources

  • Update your AntiVirus Software - It is imperitive that you update your Antivirus software at least once a week (Even more if you wish). If you do not update your antivirus software then it will not be able to catch any of the new variants that may come out.

  • Use a Firewall - I can not stress how important it is that you use a Firewall on your computer. Without a firewall your computer is succeptible to being hacked and taken over. I am very serious about this and see it happen almost every day with my clients. Simply using a Firewall in its default configuration can lower your risk greatly.

    For a tutorial on Firewalls and a listing of some available ones see the link below:

    Understanding and Using Firewalls

  • Visit Microsoft's Windows Update Site Frequently - It is important that you visit http://www.windowsupdate.com regularly. This will ensure your computer has always the latest security updates available installed on your computer. If there are new updates to install, install them immediately, reboot your computer, and revisit the site until there are no more critical updates.

  • Install SpywareBlaster - SpywareBlaster will added a large list of programs and sites into your Internet Explorer settings that will protect you from running and downloading known malicious programs.

    A tutorial on installing & using this product can be found here:

    Using SpywareBlaster to protect your computer from Spyware and Malware

  • Update all these programs regularly - Make sure you update all the programs I have listed regularly. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious programs are released.
Follow this list and your potential for being infected again will reduce dramatically.

Glad I was able to help.

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Posted 05 February 2005 - 03:51 PM

So that worked out?  Dont worry took me a while to figure out how to get out of fullscreen mode too!

Ha! I wondered what those buttons were for. I've always used F11, which toggles between full and not-full screen - and it works in IE, too.




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