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Annoying Pop Up Ads Virus On My Cpu


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#1 kourvoisier

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 10:04 AM

Hi All,

I went to this website and received a ton of viruses on my xp professional machine. Now i need some help before my system goes KABOOM!!!

I ran updated Adaware SE and AVG 7.0 scans in regular and safe mode.
Adaware found objects and deleted them
AVG found TROJAN viruses and deleted them.

I went into the control panel --> add/remove programs and uninstalled suspicious looking programs like search2now.com and learn2.com, (something like that).

Ran scans in safemode again didnt find anything after all of that.

Then when i boot my system go into windows i get popups again!
lots of em!.... even macromedia flash pop ups!!!

what is my next step.

At this point i dont know what to do can some one help me out?

thanks in advance

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 11:45 AM

Running your Antivirus, and Ad-Aware, is a good start.
I recommend you use more than 1 spyware program, since no 1 program will find everything.
The same can also be said for antivirus programs.

Run these online virus scanners:
http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

Also this online Trojan scanner:
TrojanScan


Besides Ad-Aware, also use:
aČ free
ewido security suite
Spybot S&D

These 2, will help prevent spyware/malware from being installed in the first place:
Spywareblaster
SpywareGuard

Download them, update them, and then run them.
These programs, updated and used regularly, will do a lot to keep your computer clean of spyware, trojans, keyloggers, browser hijackers, etc...

When installing ewido security suite, under Additional Options uncheck:
Install background guard
Install scan via context menu

Important:
Please read this tutorial on Spybot S&D before using it. Spybot can do SERIOUS damage, if not used properly.

Other useful Tutorials:
Using Ad-Aware SE
Using SpywareBlaster
Using SpywareGuard
Using Ewido

If the above doesn't help rid you of the problem, then:

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

Then, run a log, and post it in the HijackThis 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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#3 kourvoisier

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Posted 14 December 2005 - 11:54 AM

Thanks, did all that now i have posted my hijackthis log.... still no reply




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