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#1 timbo123$

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Posted 31 July 2005 - 05:28 PM

I was surfing the web and somehow a new tool bar was installed on my computer and I cannot get rid of it. Under the "View Toolbars" selection all of my standard tool bars are grey and I cannot select them. It is like the new tool bar was installed and my access to modify or change it was taken away. I am concerned because the tool bar not only has news, finance, etcc... it has direct links to porn and gambling which I obviously don't want my kids to have access to. Any help in removing this would be much appreciated.

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Posted 31 July 2005 - 06:42 PM

Hello timbo123$ and welcome to BC.

That certainly is not good. What is your operating system?

It sounds like you need to post a HiJack This Log for our team to look at. See How to submit a Hijackthis Log and take it from there.

Run Ad-Aware first then SpyBot. What are you using now?

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Posted 01 August 2005 - 09:39 AM

I would run ccleaner also and then run Adaware and Spybot in safe mode after checking startup items and a/r programs for toolbar items.
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#4 timbo123$

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Posted 02 August 2005 - 12:58 PM

Thanks to all of you for your suggestions. After some research I decided to download Microsoft's AntiSpyware from their website. It was a beta version, but nonetheless it cleaned up not only the unwanted tool bar, but some additional things I did not even know existed. By the way, it was very easy to use for a guy who knows enough to be dangerous.




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