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I Don't Know What This Is.

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#1 Cyke


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Posted 12 February 2006 - 04:27 AM

Alright, my computer has been getting pop-up ads. Once every minutes, almost like clock work. It reverted my start bar back to normal (I have a two level start bar, top is windows, bottom is quick start). I updated and ran Norton, Updated and ran Ad-Aware and same for Spybot, S&D. I find folders and files that I didn't put on (like in System32), and when I go to delete, it says that another program is using it. I go into TaskManager, and there is nothing there but the background stuff running.

They keep coming, with none of my tools apparently working, and a friend of mine suggested asking on here.

Can anyone help?

I am using Windows XP, and the pop-ups seem to prefer Mozilla Firefox (but that may be because I set it as my default)

Edited by Cyke, 12 February 2006 - 04:38 AM.

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Posted 12 February 2006 - 05:29 AM

Hi There :thumbsup:

I have read your post and I think it would be wise for you to post a HijackThis log for an expert to review. I bet you are wondering what HijackThis is. Well it's a program that is simply able to show others what's going on inside your computer, in terms of infection etc..

I recommend you follow the HijackThis preparation guide which can be found here. It is important that you follow the guide closely. A number of scans will be run which may well fix your problem.

As the guide says, after you have completed the scans that are recommended, please post your "HijackThis" log in a new topic in the forum found here. Please add your system infomation and also what problems you are having. Please wait for a few days and one of our experts will get onto fixing your computer for you.

David :flowers:

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