I've tried the different variations posted here using MBAM (malwarebytes..)
right now I've booted in safe mode with networking, run the Iexplore thing successfully. That's about all
I can do.
I did the proxy fix in tools, Lan settings, I still can't get to any sites like bleeping computer, or a proxy sit.
Now it looks like I don't have internet connection at all. I'm at the library doing this with my laptop with me.
I did "sucessfully" run the mbam fix a few days ago. It seemed to work. I had all the files on my computer.
This am I uninstalled mbam, rebooted. I deleted the old rkill and explorer files and re-downloaded them to the library computer and copied them over to mine. I ran the rkill okay.
After completing that, I copid a new mbam-set up to my desktop. when I click on it I just get an hourglass for about 10 seconds, then right to the arrow for a while, then to the hour glass for about 10 seconds, then to the arrow for a long time, back to hourglass for 10 seconds.
TAsk manager is working.
Without IE or Firefox running, I have 3 instances of iexplore running.
Sounds simple, but I've been at it for an hour and a half.
I am running ad-aware now. I haven't always been able to run it the last few days, but when I do, it does find problems and then quarantines them. Never seems to solve the problem.
I think I need another solution. I'm desperate.
I've purchased PC Tools for other problems with my computer in the past and and it hasn't worked.
also might mention that avast won't run because I've exceeded my trial period. Sprybot doesn't run. I can sometimes get a-squared to run. It ran today. Yesterday I tried to download Avira. I could get it on the desktop but but run it. I'll try that again.
Edited by Pandy, 25 February 2010 - 01:25 PM.
Moved from Windows XP Home and Pro ~Pandy *and merged*