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Hijacking Google Searches


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#1 bryan6014

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Posted 15 December 2004 - 12:05 AM

I am getting weird results from Google searches and my system is running unusually slow. I have used several spy-ware removal products including Spy Sweeper, Ad Aware and Spybot S&D with no ultimate fix. These programs seem to alert me to invading malware ok but do not remove them. I have also tried to remove something called Webrebate manually from my Registry also with no success.

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#2 Daisuke

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Posted 16 December 2004 - 08:36 AM

Hi

Download the latest version of HijackThis!: Download here HJT 1.99. Save it on your Desktop. You will need now to unzip hijackthis.exe to a permanent folder, such as c:\hjt . This has to be done as HijackThis creates backups. You may need to use these backups.

First create a new folder:
A. Click My Computer icon on your desktop
B. Click C: drive
C. Click the File menu --> New --> Folder, a folder "New folder" will be created.
D. Rename it HJT

Unzip hijackthis.exe to the c:\HJT folder.

Run HijackThis.exe Press the Scan button, then Save Log.
Notepad will open.

In Notepad click
Edit menu --> Select All
then
Edit menu --> Copy

When responding to a post from one of our HJT Team members, please reply in the same topic - click the Add Reply button. Do not create a new topic for your reply. This will cause confusion and only cause a delay in the help you are receiving.

Right click in the message area and click on the paste option to paste the log into the post.
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Did you create them yet ?

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