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#1 swebby

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 08:29 AM

This is my first post, so I hope I have posted in the right place.
I use OE for my e-mail. A few days ago it was hijacked by a spam ad. When I want to writ e a new e-mail, there is already an advert on the page when I open OE.
It contains the following and a link to a website.

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I have run Adaware, Spybot and Hijackthis. The first 2 did not find the problem and me being a novice did not understand Hijackthis. Any suggestions as to how I can get rid of the problem?

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#2 tg1911

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 08:47 AM

You should never attempt to fix anything using HijackThis, until someone who is experienced at reading the log outputs, has a chance to review it.
Fixing the wrong items can make your computer unbootable.

Spaces, extra characters, spelling, file location, plus numerous other subtle changes, all make the difference between a good, or bad, file entry.

I suggest you post a HJT log for our Team to examine.
They'll take you through the fix, step by step.

Once you post your log, 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.

Read Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log.
Please read, and follow, all directions carefully!!!

Then, run a log, and post it in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum, >at this link<.
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, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.

NOTE:
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.

Edited by tg1911, 09 November 2006 - 08:48 AM.

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