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Internet Explorer Many Popups/pop-unders


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#1 mmernin86

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Posted 05 February 2008 - 01:43 PM

Hi there, Recently I have been getting internet explorer(v.7) popups and pop-unders and i have 2 different types of blockers. Im running xp pro v.2002 service pack 2. I have tried using multiple spyware software like spyware doctor and spybot, but im am still getting popups like searchstt and reditty, to name a couple. I have also been getting security connection warnings with mcafee for wuaclt.exe and 17pholmes572.exe. Recently I have updated my java runtime to V6 update 4 and that seemed to cut down a little bit of the popups but it did not fix it completely. Please help, I would really apreciate it.

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Posted 05 February 2008 - 02:17 PM

Hi there, Recently I have been getting internet explorer(v.7) popups and pop-unders and i have 2 different types of blockers. Im running xp pro v.2002 service pack 2. I have tried using multiple spyware software like spyware doctor and spybot, but im am still getting popups like searchstt and reditty, to name a couple. I have also been getting security connection warnings with mcafee for wuaclt.exe and 17pholmes572.exe. Recently I have updated my java runtime to V6 update 4 and that seemed to cut down a little bit of the popups but it did not fix it completely. Please help, I would really apreciate it.


you have also posted this in the HJT log section

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/129520/uncontrollable-ie-popups/

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Posted 05 February 2008 - 02:21 PM

Now that your log is properly posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log in the thread titled "Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?".

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.
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