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#1 saw46

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Posted 04 December 2004 - 08:32 PM

Hi,

This is my first post. I am new, but I have been reading posts, answers and tutorials and I haven't found anything on my problem--exactly. I am using windows ME and I have Norton Antivirus and Internet Security. I try and keep everything updated, I use Spybot and Adware. It seems to me that there is "something" in my PC though nothing is ever found in scans etc. Everytime that I connect through IE, a web page for a commercial entity pops up behind the page I am using. Over time it has been 3 different sites. I finally decided to try putting it on my "parental control list" and lo and behold I no longer receive it,..but rather a notice from Norton that it has been blocked. This is why I say that it must be coming from my computer rather than from outside in... Am I wrong? Norton claims that it must be a corrupted IE and I should reinstall it, but I have a hard time understanding that logic. I would dearly appreciate other ideas. :thumbsup:

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#2 Grinler

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 11:12 PM

Create a directory on your hardrive, to save HijackThis.exe, called c:\hijackthis. This is a mandatory step, for the backup and restore functions, of HijackThis, to be able to work.

Download the latest version, from here.

Read the pinned post in the HJT forum, here

Then, run a log, and post it in the HJT forum. Do not fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
Please, be patient, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.




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