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#1 inoculation

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Posted 26 June 2006 - 11:34 PM

I'd much appreciate any insight that support counsellors can provide into my dilemma. My browser has been behaving very unsteadily, often beset by spy and malware pop-ups. Similarly, I experience login problems (Windows XP) about 50% of the time. I've already downloaded many of the tools discussed on this boards (smitren, HJT, ewido, adaware, spybot, etc.), and used them once successfully in the past to eliminate smitfraud, but ConHook has proved more elusive. Please advise.

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Posted 27 June 2006 - 01:14 AM

I suggest you post a HijackThis log for examination.
A member of the HijackThis Team will walk you through, step by step, how to disinfect your computer.
Once you post your log, don't make any changes to your system, as that could change the results of the posted log, making it difficult to properly clean your system.

Read Preparation Guide for use before posting 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, as 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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Posted 27 June 2006 - 10:01 AM

After performing the scans in the Prep Guide, download and scan with Ewido Anti-Spyware v4.0 in "SAFE MODE".
Print out the Ewido Install and Scan Instructions.

Ewido should identify and remove conhook but it sounds like you may have other problems as well. So when done, post the ewido log report along with your hijackthis log as instructed by tg1911.
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