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#1 jpbc9999

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Posted 10 May 2005 - 07:18 AM

I got a bug last night. It made my wallpaper the old "blue screen of death", and hijacked my browser. When I open IE it brings me too "http://www.quicknavigate.co.m/". I made it so if it comes up as a link it wont work.

Mcaffee virus scan cant take care of it...nor is spybot seach in destroy. Does anyone have a suggestions? -Thanks -Joe

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Posted 10 May 2005 - 08:01 AM

I think your best course of action would be to post a HiJack This log in our forum here. These Browser Hijackers can be difficult to remove and our experts can guide you through the process.

See How to submit a Hijackthis Log.

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Posted 10 May 2005 - 08:49 AM

Try the Microsoft Anti-spyware beta. It removed some malware that the others would not remove for me. Try some others as well. Each one will address certain ones that others will not.

Freeware AntiSpyware and Security Programs

Software firewalls with freeware versions
Zone Alarm: http://www.zonealarm.com/
Sygate: http://www.sygate.com/

Antivirus programs - freeware

AVG: http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php

Anti-malware freeware

AdAware: http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
Microsoft Antispyware Beta: http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/s...re/default.mspx
SpywareBlaster: http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
Spybot S&D: http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html
Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (Win XP and Win 2000):
http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx


Web based online Antivirus and anti-malware scans:

Panda Activescan (IE only)
http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/co...n_principal.htm

Trend Micro antivirus and malware scan:
http://housecall-beta.trendmicro.com/en/st...orp.asp?id=scan

Etrust Anti-virus web scanner
http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspx


Start Menu Program Control:

StartUpMonitor: http://www.mlin.net/StartupMonitor.shtml




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