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#1 CubbieBlue66

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 03:39 PM

I have this recurring problem with a "Connect Coolweb" dialer popping up on my system.

The program in question is not seen in the add/remove programs dialog box. And repeated scans of Norton and the Trend Micro online scanner haven't picked it up, nor have Spybot or Ad-Aware.

Interestingly enough, I notice that I lose all internet connectivity (I'm on a cable modem) when this program pops up. Thankfully, my modem isn't connected to a phone line.

At any rate, has anybody run into this problem before, and if so, how might I go about fixing it?

Any help is appreciated. I don't quite feel like reformatting just yet. Though I am beginning to move all of my important files to an external hard drive I have.

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 04:25 PM

Hello CubbieBlue66

If your running Win XP/2000, download and scan with Ewido Anti-Spyware v4.0 in "SAFE MODE".
Print out the Ewido Install and Scan Instructions

Then perform these online Virus scans:
[Watch the Address bar in IE. You may receive alerts that "This site might require the following ActiveX control...Click here to install...". Click on that alert and then Click Install ActiveX component.]
eTrust Antivirus Web Scanner. Be sure to read the eTrust Antivirus Scanner Help Guide before scanning.
BitDefender - [be sure you tick AutoClean under Scan Options]
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