Bad Virus. Changed my homepage and can't change it back

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Mazspeed, Sep 6, 2006.

  1. Mazspeed

    Mazspeed OSNN Addict

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    Ok, I opened this stupid virus and it changed my home page to this http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/fix_homepage/
    Also it blanked out my "use current" on my internet options page therefore not allowing me to change my homepage back. I got rid of the virus, but I can't fix this one thing? How do I fix this?
    Thanks in advance
    Mike
     
  2. drz01

    drz01 Weekend DJ

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    Try re-installing IE.
     
  3. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    Can you just type the address you want in the box (or copy and paste) and click "OK"?
     
  4. LeeJend

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    http://naut.homestead.com/files/locked/locked.html

    Get hijackthis.exe (it's free), run it, post the results back here or at the hijackthis forum. Someone will find the malware that is still on your system.

    If there were no malware present you could just change the homepage in IE.
     
  5. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    Suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuure if you really want to solve the problem :p
     
  6. Mazspeed

    Mazspeed OSNN Addict

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    I tried that. :cry:
     
  7. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    I suggest doing what LeeJend said. It happens quite often here and someone will usually chime in with what you need to look at.

    Btw: Do you drive a MazdaSpeed car?
     
  8. Mazspeed

    Mazspeed OSNN Addict

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    Hi Brad, I finally found the problem. The link by LeeJend on the NAV06 was the problem. Thank you kindly for the link. I used to drive Mazda's but now I have a moddified camaro. :nervous:

    Thanks everyone for your help.
    Mike
     
  9. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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  10. Mazspeed

    Mazspeed OSNN Addict

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    No sir, but I used to run mazspeed.com
     
  11. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    cool.