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#1 Jepson67

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 12:24 PM

My homepage has been Hi Jacked by a site trying to sell me security softwear. I scan with Norton Anti Virus it says alls well but I can't get my homepage back, it is still on the site of the Hijacker ! also the system alert balloon keeps popping up and directing me to this site. I am not really up to speed with IT so please any advice is really appreciated but keep it simple ! Thanks

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 12:33 PM

check out the hijackthis forum on this site

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 12:37 PM

Read this: Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log, Instructions for receiving help in cleaning your computer

Then post a Hijack This log at this section of the forums: HijackThis Logs and Analysis
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Posted 16 February 2007 - 01:44 PM

If it's showing you a specific name eg Spysherif,spydawn there's a self help section here

Spyware and Malware Removal Guides and Reading Room

you may want to look thru. If you have posted the HJ log then make no changes to your PC. his is intended as Self help prior to a HJ posting.

Edited by boopme, 16 February 2007 - 01:48 PM.

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 11:10 PM

Do the pop up alert messages look like any of these?
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If so and if your using Win XP or 2000, follow the generic instructions for using SmitfraudFix in BC's "How to remove the Smitfraud/Generic Zlob"
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