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Thread: Ad-aware, spybot and spywareblaster are not working on this

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    Mar 2004

    Ad-aware, spybot and spywareblaster are not working on this

    My computer had been hijacked by some spyware virus and it changed the IE settings. It also sent some shortcuts to my desktop. I could change all the settings through the regedit (using tools). But the problem is that the settings will be modified again if I login again. I think there must be some secrect program running with the login process. I checked the startup list and blocked some programs I thought they might be the problems but it did not work. It really drived my crazy. The spyware changed the homepage,searchpage, and put several links in the favorites folder. It also sends the shortcuts of these websites to the desktop. Does anyone have any clues about it. I include the report generated by Spybot here for you review.
    Thanks for your help.

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    Macht Nicht Aus moxnix's Avatar
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    May 2002
    Huson Mt.
    Please check out this thread, as I believe it contains the answer to you questions.
    \"Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, Champagne in one hand - strawberries in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming WOO HOO - What a Ride!\"
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    Feb 2002
    Hijack this is your friend in this case...
    download it, run it and post the logs here... thanks
    Remember -
    The ark was built by amatures...
    The Titanic was built by professionals.

  4. #4
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    Feb 2004
    From the looks of your startup log it is indeed a CWS problem. Simply download the newest CWShredder from (it's about 1/2 way down the page) and install it, close all browser windows and select "fix". Also read the link that Moxnix pasted.... very relevant.

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