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newdotnet is holding me hostage!


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#1 Arioz

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 04:16 PM

i just found out that newdot net has malware installed on my computer. I went to their site and downloaded a removal program. When it was finished it said the malware had been removed but when i ran my spyware program again, it said it was still there. This program is causing some serious browser hangs and it is disguised and cannot be located in add/remove programs or program files or windows. I know it is still there and I want it off my computer badly, but Dell wanted $99.00 to tell me how to do it. Can anyone help me????

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 04:34 PM

try this first

If it doen't do the trick this should
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Posted 07 August 2005 - 05:26 PM

Or you could go to Add/Remove programs and remove it that way. ;)

EDIT: Their removal tool does not remove the cookies..what doesthe report for you Anti-Spyware application tell you?

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Posted 08 August 2005 - 07:16 AM

Download the latest version of Ad-Aware SE (freeware).
http://www.lavasoft.com/

Click on "Current Ad-Aware Info" in the bottom right hand box on their page.
You see the place to download the latest version.
It will be SE Build Version 106.

Download it, install it, then UPDATE IT!

Next - on the same page, scroll down to "uninstallers":
Download the When-U Uninstaller on the same download page (URL below)
http://www.lavasoft.com/

Run Ad-Aware. Let it fix what it finds.

Then run the When-U uninstaller.

Let us know what happens.

Edited by Enthusiast, 08 August 2005 - 07:18 AM.





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