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DDS.SCR won't save

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#1 vern90


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Posted 09 February 2009 - 04:05 AM

I'm at the beginning of the process where in step 6 of Preparation Guide for use before using HijackThis. I click on the link for DDS.SCR which opens a small window asking if I want to Save File or Cancel, of course I choose Save but then the following window to choose a location doesn't come up! In fact nothing gets saved, I did a Search on My Desktop as well as my hard drive, it never gets saved.

In addition I now have a little popup ad when I move my cursor around the Bleeping Computer page.

I am using trial version of Trend Micro Internet Security. AdAware 2008 doesn't find much so I installed Spybot Search & Destroy which seems to be finding some of the same spyware over and over again.

I can't even get DDS.SCR loaded to put up a HJT log, sheesh. Thank you in advance for your kind help.

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 06:39 AM

You can't download the file?

or you can't save the log?

You might try downloading to another computer and using a usb drive to transfer

Have you tried to run MBAM? It's pretty effective with newer infections


Edited by DaChew, 09 February 2009 - 06:47 AM.


No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try.

#3 vern90

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 05:01 AM

Got it! Now, I just hope that all the other horror stories coming after mine doesn't bury it. Super Bowl... wrong team won, and browsing by girl friend let in a bunch of spyware, browser spontaneous "dangerous" web sites, etc. I think all those generating these ad spyware and viruses should have their own special place in hell reserved just for them.

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