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 Post subject: Browser Hijacked? Fix it Here!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 11, 2004 5:45 pm 
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From InstigatorX:

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IF you are infected with CWS.Searchx or any spyware that makes your homepage about:blank or about:search (only this kind of spyware), follow below directions to clean it out.

Step #1-Download Stinger
http://download.nai.com/products/mcafee ... tinger.exe

Step #2-Go to start, run, type regedit

Navigate to HKEY_Local_Machine: SOFTWARE: Microsoft: Windows NT: Current Version.

Once there you will see a folder named Windows. Just rename it to Windows 2. Also, make sure there is no entry called APP_INIT.dll. IF there is, delete it.

Step #3-Go to http://www.majorgeeks.com/download506.html

Download Ad-Aware SE. Get the latest updates, scan your system using FULL SYSTEM SCAN feature.

Step #4-Download latest Cool Web Shredder prog at:
http://download.soft32.com/files/19014/CWShredder.exe
Reboot.

Step #5-stop looking at pron

Thanks, InstigatorX. :)

SC64


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