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Browser Hijack Eliminated With Your Help


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#1 ForensicGuy

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Posted 14 November 2006 - 12:20 PM

I'm a new subscriber to the site and I wanted to share my experience. Recently, my browser (IE6) was hijacked by a Chinese URL (www.tongxunqicai.cn) which took over my home page. All of my usual efforts to eliminate the problem were unsuccessful. I googled 'eliminate browser hijacks' and found your web site and utilized some of your suggestions, specifically: 1) Ran 'cleanmgr' at the command prompt to eliminate all temporary files, 2) ran Ad-Aware in full scan mode, and 3) ran Spybot-Search & Destroy, and 4) cleared the home page URL in IE6 (under Internet Tools). Rebooted and voila - renegade URL was gone. Reset my home page in IE6 and everything looks OK. Thanks for the help!

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#2 jgweed

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Posted 14 November 2006 - 12:26 PM

Thanks for the testimonial and for the feedback. Many members generously give of their time and expertise, and their knowing that someone was helped by their efforts means a great deal to them.
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