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#1 mclmommy

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Posted 06 March 2005 - 10:58 PM

We've been having various problems with the computer -- not shutting down when asked, running very slowly, not accessing sites, etc.

My thought is that my daughter, who plays Quake on line and talks to lots of people, somehow made our IP address available and someone is now using our computer.

In the start-up files, there is a program automatically starting called zIPToolz.exe that we cannot delete. When we try, it replicates itself and starts again.
Any ideas??

I'm not computer literate, so be very basic, please!

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Posted 07 March 2005 - 10:27 AM

I believe you have arrived at the right site to get help, but you need to let these people understand a bit more about what system you are using etc etc etc.

I suggest you state what anti spyware, anti virus and platform you are operating (i.e XP or Windows 98 etc)

I was hacked without knowing it and they identified it easily and I just dumbly followed their advice and instructions........ Be Patient.

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Posted 09 March 2005 - 11:39 PM

Hi mclmommy,

We need to see a HijackThis log to see what we need to do to help you. It's very easy, just click the following link to see our tutorial on how to do that and follow the instructions to a T (except you can skip step 1, and instead of starting a new topic, come back to this topic and use the Add Reply button to post your log :thumbsup: ).

How to post a HijackThis Log

When you get that done also read all of this, please:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/956/how-to-submit-a-hijackthis-log/

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