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Possible Browser Hijack

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#1 jbfstplk


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Posted 31 May 2005 - 02:42 PM

This has occurred on several computers. MicrosoftAntispyware finds a possible browser hijack and removes it. Running HijackThis asks, "Do you recognize this:

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =

EasyCleaner from ToniArts indicates that the registry has this as an invalid entry, and I delete it again, but it continues to come back.

In the past I have had trouble with the about:blank hijack and some others, but but the About Blaster doesn't find the above notation. Can anyone give me further info or links that will help explain this?



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#2 PapaSmurf88


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Posted 31 May 2005 - 03:15 PM

Try running CurrProccess you can find it at this web site.

Install the program, run it, then open up your web browser, find your webbrowser in the list of processes and select it. Down below you will be able to see all the .dll's running in the back round of the program. If the .dll is signed by a well know vendor then its okay. If its not look it up on google and you'll be able to find out if its a hijacker or what.
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#3 jbfstplk

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Posted 01 June 2005 - 03:40 PM

Thanks much Papa. This neat little program does seem like a help. Since I have removed the problem again, I do not see any bad DLLs. I suppose that I'll have to delete them and unregister them too.

Any further thoughts?

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