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Browser Hijacked?

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#1 Wave


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Posted 24 February 2006 - 10:15 PM


I have Windows XP.
My Internet Explorer's homepage has been changed to this "Necessary Updates" website without me every changing it. That site has stuff like 'Anti-Virus Programs, firewalls, etc' and states how I'm being watched by someone and also has some of my computer info on it! :thumbsup:

I tried changing it, but it doesn't work and always just changes back to the other one. This happened after SpyFalcon infected my computer (I got rid of SpyFalcon now) and maybe it's because of that, that this is happening?

I've ran Ad-Aware and Spybot Search & Destroy many times and deleted all the stuff, but it's not working and the Necessary Updates webpage is still there.

Thanks and help please

Edited by Wave, 24 February 2006 - 10:16 PM.

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Posted 25 February 2006 - 07:19 AM

Sounds like a browser hijack. I suggest you read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log.

When you have done that, post a log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, not here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts.

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