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New Registrant-Expressing Thanks and Gratitude

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#1 LarryNJ


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Posted 24 November 2004 - 10:42 PM

Hello- I'm a new registrant to this website and these forums-

Part of my job, and a lot of my recreation, entails being online, using the internet as well as my company's intranet.

I am very much of a novice as regards programming, etc. and only know the basics of Windows, etc.

A few days ago, I fell victiim to the Home Search Assistant virus, and frankly was about ready to destroy my laptop. None of the anti-spyware programs I downloaded did anything to solve the problem.

A search led me to this site, where I reviewed and utilized the solutions offered.
It worked. With only a few (minor) losses of icons, etc, I removed this plague.

Sincere thanks to all- the "Hijack This!", author ("Rubber Ducky"?), the creators/moderators of this site who make such tools available to laypeople like myself, and anyone else who has a hand in these efforts.

It was an extremely frustrating time, and a very invasive experience.
This kind of invasion seems to be business-driven, and should be prosecuted legally if possible.

At any rate, thanks to all involved in creating and distributing these solutions.
I admire your intelligence and your principles.

Larry NJ
Los Angeles, CA

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#2 JEservices


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Posted 24 November 2004 - 10:55 PM

:thumbsup: and :flowers: LarryNJ

If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
We are all curious like a cat. We wonder, we ask, we learn.
Please post back when a suggestion works, so that others may learn.

#3 KoanYorel


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Posted 24 November 2004 - 11:06 PM

Welcome to Bleeping Computer LarryNJ

There's a wealth of knowledge here in the membership.

We hope you'll stick around - take what you need - give back as you're able.

~Koan :thumbsup:
The only easy day was yesterday.

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#4 Grinler


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Posted 24 November 2004 - 11:48 PM

Glad to see it worked out for you!

Btw, hijackthis was written by Merijn. AboutBuster was written by rubberducky

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