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Spyware.Ispynow


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#1 jme248

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Posted 28 November 2008 - 07:07 PM

The other night I randomly got a popup that was trying to get me to buy some BS spyware software removal program. The popup said spyware.ispynow was detected. When using search engines, the results were automatically redirected to different targeted ad pages.

At first Malwarebytes wouldn't run, but I was able to follow some instructions I searched for online from a different computer and got the program to run after uninstalling a driver. It removed several programs, and now my search results are fine, but I still get the same popup screen telling me about spyware.ispynow. So it seems it was partially removed but not completely. At this point, neither Malwarebytes, Norton or anything else fan find any problems.

If anybody has any guidance on this one it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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Posted 28 November 2008 - 07:25 PM

Hi jme248 you may need to read through this. :thumbsup:

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Posted 28 November 2008 - 07:59 PM

Thanks, I guess I was hoping I'd be able to avoid that. But just downloaded the program and posted the logs in the other forum. It seems like a lot of people have been dealing with this specific issue lately, I hope there's a good solution for it.

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Posted 28 November 2008 - 08:52 PM

Hello jme248,

Now that you have an HJT log 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 in 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 EXTREMELY 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. Good luck with your log.

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