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What now? popups & hijackers


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#1 perla

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Posted 11 January 2005 - 09:33 PM

We have "Spybot-Search & Destroy" and "Spyware Stormer". We have run these programs and still have constant popups (mostly, but not limited to "adshooter") and some unknown hijacking leading us to "search for it".
being a novice and having read the ominous warnings related to "hijack this", I don't want to forge ahead, only to discover that I'm headed in the wrong direction.
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#2 Ronbo

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Posted 11 January 2005 - 09:56 PM

Hi perla, :thumbsup: to BC

SpywareStormer may be part of, if not your whole problem. It is listed on the Spyware Warriors Rouge/suspect anti-spyware list. http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm
I did a google search on this item and it looks like it is bad news.


Probably your best bet would be to uninstall that program from add/remove programs if you can and then run both Spybot S&D and Ad-Aware SE to try to clean up your computer. Get Ad-Aware SE here http://www.majorgeeks.com/download506.html
Then follow the instructions from this thread about how to post a hijackthis log for someone to review for you.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/956/how-to-submit-a-hijackthis-log/

Goodluck

Edited by Ronbo, 11 January 2005 - 10:00 PM.

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