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#1 Christoph182

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Posted 23 April 2007 - 08:05 PM

Hey guys, I always set my homepage to google, but sometimes it switches to this site called virus flush zone. I think I have some kind of spyware or something on my laptop. What can I do? thanks/

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Posted 23 April 2007 - 10:01 PM

Try these two programs to help identify and possibly remove the malware. Google was no help. You could also look in the Add/Remove program and see if there is anything new in the list. If you don't recognize one do not delete before checking it by Googling or post back here.

Install Super Antispyware. Run it in safe mode. Allow it to quarantine whatever it finds.
http://www.superantispyware.com/

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

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Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the directions in the link below if the programs above have not removed ALL malware. DO NOT post the log in this forum.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/
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Getting into Windows Safe Mode
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm
(pre-Vista OS's)

Edited by buddy215, 23 April 2007 - 10:04 PM.

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