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Toolbar 888 Is Killing Me!


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#1 rochelle

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Posted 17 August 2006 - 03:18 PM

hey, i read that some one else has also had this problem and you guys seemed to be able to help. i noticed today that i had an unfamilar toolbar on my browser, called toolbar 888. i was on the internet for approximetley 10mins and had over 27 different pop-ups! HELP! :thumbsup: they range from some drive cleaner pop-up, to pop-ups from dating agency's and win something or other. it's driving me crazy!
any help would be appreciated, browsing the web is becoming impossible!
many thanks in advance
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Posted 17 August 2006 - 04:31 PM

That toolbar is installed from a gambling site and from what I've seen there usually is other malware on a system when this is found.

Please read and follow all instructions in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". When you have done that, post a log in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, not here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts.

Start a new topic, give it a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.

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