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Spyware Quake Fakealert-browser Hijack? Fake Home Page- Safetyhomepage.com

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#1 cartman


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Posted 09 August 2006 - 05:52 PM

Whenever i open up internet explorer a fake "internet safety" homepage comes up and does not allow me to change. it doesnt affect firefox though.

I've already ran Norton scan, spybot, spyware doctor, ad aware, spyhunter, ewido anti spyware and they all come up with nothing. I ran spysweeper and came up with these two items:

1.Trojan Horse found: trojan-downloader-zlob
2.Adware found: spyware quake fakealert

I dont own a subscription to spy sweeper however and was wondering if i could get rid of the spyware without coughing up $30 or completely restoring my computer. i've also tried system restore to an earlier point but that hasnt worked.

Can anyone help me?

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 06:05 PM

See if this tutorial helps:
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#3 cartman

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Posted 09 August 2006 - 06:40 PM

Edit: great
seems to be working fine now
thanks for the help

Edited by cartman, 09 August 2006 - 07:05 PM.

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