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Old 08-31-2005, 11:54 PM   #1
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Default Need computer (internet explorer) help

The other day I got attacked and my firewall / antivirus let something through.
I scanned and removed it but there is some lingering crap in there still.
When I read on the boards, certain things are double underlined and if you hover over them a cute little search popup appears with addresses to crap companys.

I have figured it to a script of some sort but cant root it out, when you view the source of this page for intance you can see a link to qwklnkserv and some other crap.

Anyone know what I'm taking about and how I can fix it? My virus and privacy scanners are not picking it up, I think its a back door program?
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Old 08-31-2005, 11:57 PM   #2
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try removing it with Hijackthis http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
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And then switch to Mozilla Firefox. Sooooo much better than IE.
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And then switch to Mozilla Firefox. Sooooo much better than IE.
110% agree
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try removing it with Hijackthis http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
Thank you very much........I winged it

All better now
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the other to do is go to www.downloads.com and down load spybot then run it.
Go to firefox I love it
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why do you use ie anyway?
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why do you use ie anyway?
Like millions of others (myself included until recently) he'* probably used it and likes it.

Firefox is much much faster... and eaiser to use once you start trying it out.
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why do you use ie anyway?
I still use IE, and have had no problems with it.

So for some of us, if it ain't broke, why fix it

DISCLAIMER: The above statement does not apply to cars!!
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why do you use ie anyway?
I still use IE, and have had no problems with it.

So for some of us, if it ain't broke, why fix it

DISCLAIMER: The above statement does not apply to cars!!
I use maxthon. it'* a front end for ie, allow tabbed browsing, built in popop blocking.

I play with firefox, but alot of the java stuff I use doesn't work properly with it. (remote control apps, etc)
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