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Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Jz1397-5, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    what are some good ad-removal programs. i accidently clicked on a bad link and accecpted a bad active x script soooo, i need to remove all this bad stuff. i run ad-aware and got most of it, but i want to run other programs to make sure. I know there is still some stuff here because there is a search bar that pops up on IE every time i open the program that i have never placed there and when i remove it, it still comes back.
     
  2. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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  3. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Second on hijackthis

    also SpyBot Search and Destroy
     
  4. Jz1397-5

    Jz1397-5 XP Bad Ass

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    thanks, im going to try those two as well. its amazing how many backdoors can be opened
     
  5. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    Here are some links to some programs I run.
    Spybot S&D

    SpywareBlaster

    SpywareGuard

    AdAware


    Spybot S & D and AdAware search for and identify malware and remove it.

    SpywareBlaster prevents malware from being installed on your system.

    SpywareGuard can prevent your home page (amongst other things) from being hijacked by alerting you to changes being made to your system!

    Spybot S & D and AdAware are two good programs which should be run prior to Hijack This being run as they elimunate the "easy stuff" Hijack This should then be run to get rid of the "hard stuff" abd make absolutely sure you are malware free!

    Then SpywareBlaster and SpywareGuard should be installed as a preventive measure. All of these shold be updated on a regular basis!
     
  6. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    Sorry dreamliner77 - I was busy typing away when you posted - didn't mean to repeat! :D
     
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    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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