First, install an Antivirus.
You can find several free ones here:Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial Apps
Run these online virus scanners:http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
Also this online Trojan scanner:TrojanScan
Are you using these basic security programs?
(They're all free.)AVG Anti-Spyware
- Windows 2000 and XP, only.Ad-AwareSpybot S&DSpywareblasterSpywareGuard
If not, you need to. These programs, updated
and used regularly
, will do a lot to keep your computer clean of spyware, trojans, keyloggers, browser hijackers, etc...
Download them, update
them, and then run them.Important:Please
read this tutorial
on Spybot S&D before using it. Spybot can do SERIOUS
damage, if not used properly.
Other useful Tutorials:Using Ad-Aware SEUsing SpywareBlasterUsing SpywareGuardUsing AVG Anti-Spyware
Read How to post a HijackThis Log
. Please read, and follow, all directions carefully!!!
Then, run a log, and post it in the HijackThis forum
, >at this link<
. Do not
, post it in this topic.Do not
, fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
It may take a while to get a response, because the HJT Team are very busy. Please
, be patient, as these people are volunteers. They will help you, as soon as possible
Once you have made the post, please
, DO NOT
make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies
. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply
. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.Also, don't make any changes to your system, as that could change the results of the posted log, making it more difficult to properly clean your system.
Edited by tg1911, 05 November 2006 - 05:08 PM.