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#1 Guest_cypher_*

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Posted 03 August 2005 - 04:23 PM

I'm having a problem with my internet browser being hijacked when I do a search, try to go "My favourites" site, or just click on a link on the internet. I have run Norton Antispyware, using their instructions on their website for this adware, which is to run the antivirus in safe mode (winXP). The antivirus identifies adware.safesearch, and claims that is is deleted but when i start windows in normal mode, it's still there.
I have also tried to manually remove it, through registry editor, but none of the files are prsent that you are suppose to delete except HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\0000-0000-000-00001
I have tried to delete this regisrty key, but it's always there.

Please help!!! It's driving me nuts!!!!!

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#2 tg1911

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Posted 03 August 2005 - 05:02 PM

I suggest you post a HijackThis log for examination.
A member of the HijackThis Team will show you, step by step, how to disinfect your computer.

Read How to post a HijackThis Log.
Please read, and follow, all directions carefully.

Then, run a log, and post it in the HJT forum, at this link. Do not, fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
It may take a while to get a response, because the HJT Team are very busy. Please, be patient, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.

NOTE:
Once you have made the post, please, DO NOT make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.
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