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Lycos Sidebar Icky Thing.........


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#1 wickdcurvs

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Posted 08 April 2007 - 09:37 PM

Hi guys....Me again,

Things were going well until I popped in an older zip disk that must have had some nastyness on it...

At first, Norton found LycosSidebar, thought it fixed it, and now doesn't find it again....BUT....ParetoXoftSpy found like 11 copies of it, fixed all but one, now the one it still finds it can't fix. Xoft calls it a Registry Value....

Adaware thought it fixed it, BUT NOOOOOOOOOOOOO........Same with Spybot...There always seems to be one listing that they come up that they think they fix, but that one listing still re-appears.

I ran HijackThis, but have no idea what the output means, so I chickened out of deleting anything there.

My sister says I should re-run some of the anti-virus/spyware programs, but in SAFE MODE (whatever that is)......PLUS I made regedit search for Lycos, it "looks like" (consider the source) that there's just an empty folder, titled Lycos, under some Software file.....

HELP.................Is this Bad?.................It's not good, right?..............:thumbsup: ... :flowers:
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Posted 09 April 2007 - 03:34 AM

start with checking for malware causes to your problem.
Install Super Antispyware. Run it in "SAFE MODE". Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.superantispyware.com/]SuperAintiSpyware

Run the online scan for Bit Defender in normal mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html]Bitdefender




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