What information bar?
You might have been hijacked.
Run these online virus scanners:http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
Are you using these basic programs?aČ freeAd-AwareSpybot S&DSpywareBlasterSpywareGuard
If not, you should really consider it. These programs, updated and
used regularly, will do a lot to keep your computer clean of spyware, trojans,
keyloggers, browser hijackers, etc...
Download them, update
them, and then run them.Please
read this tutorial
on Spybot S&D before using it. Spybot can do serious damage if not used properly.
If this doesn't help, then:
Download the latest version of HijackThis (HJT), from here
Put HijackThis in a Permanent folder:
Click My Computer / C: / File / New / Folder / name the folder; HijackThis
, in this folder.
This is a mandatory step, for the backup and restore functions, of HijackThis, to be able to work.
Read the pinned post in the HJT forum, here
Follow the directions, EXACTLY
! This is important!
Then, run a log, and post it in the HJT forum here
. Do not
fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.Please
, be patient, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.