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#1 stevegtx

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Posted 22 July 2008 - 03:41 PM

Hi--

When I use IE7.0, I sometimes have browser windows pop up with specific advertising web sites loaded. I can exit these browsers and continue my work otherwise, but a few minutes later, the browsers pop up again.

I have run SpyBot after a couple of reboots, and some spyware is detected and removed, but it must not be exactly what's causing my problem.

Thanks for your help.

Steve G.

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#2 fenzodahl512

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Posted 24 July 2008 - 07:15 PM

Hello, my name is fenzodahl512 and welcome to BC., Please don't attach logs unless requested.. Post the logs as it is..

Please do the following....


Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
Under Main choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select All
Click the Empty Selected button.
NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.





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Please visit below webpage for instructions for downloading and running ComboFix

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix

This includes installing the Windows XP Recovery Console in case you have not installed it yet.

For more information on the Windows XP Recovery Console read http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314058.

Once you install the Recovery Console, when you reboot your computer, you'll see the option for the Recovery Console now as well. DO NOT select Recovery Console as we don't need it. By default, your main OS is selected there. The screen stays for 2 seconds and then it proceeds to load Windows. That is normal.

Post the log from ComboFix (located in C:\combofix.txt) when you've accomplished that, along with a new HijackThis log.




Regards
fenzodahl512

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#3 fenzodahl512

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Posted 06 August 2008 - 08:33 AM

Due to the lack of feedback this Topic is closed.

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