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#1 david2920

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:21 PM

Hello group,
Quite some time ago I was infected with a virus that opens another browser window and
About:Blank is in the title bar. This would then search and bring up various sites that
were not related to the topic in the browser window I was searching in. The new browser
window would open behind the window I was in and didn't seem to affect what I was doing
just annoying.

My operating system is Windows XP professional.
I use Firefox browser.
I have tried numerous cleaners:
Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Spybot S&D
Malwarebytes
PC Cleaner Pro
All scans come up clean. Where do I begin? Thank you. Dave

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#2 Condobloke

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:57 PM

Read here....and follow the logical path.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic182397.html

Brian

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#3 david2920

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 07:09 PM

Thanks Brian




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