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Old 11-13-2004, 02:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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It seems that everytime i change my homepage back to my www.google.com page, within 24 hours it bloody changes back to some wierd search site!!!

How do I stop this
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Old 11-13-2004, 02:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Check Spy and virus on your computer!

It must be done by some bloody ad-ware!
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Old 11-13-2004, 02:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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whoa666,
Get this software http://download.softpedia.ro/softwar...S/delcwssk.zip , install, run and clean.

If you still have the same problem, download this http://dw.com.com/redir?pid=10319876...sepersonal.exe
install,update package,run and clean

If you still have the same problem, follow this link http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=32019

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Old 11-13-2004, 04:56 AM   #4 (permalink)
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yes! you can use "Ad-aware 6.0" to remove the CoolWebSearch¬°¬Ęthe hijack and Redirection to CoolWebSearch related pages
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Old 11-14-2004, 07:37 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Download CWShredder: http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract..._download.html
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Hi guys! I've tried Ad-Aware 6 on b4 and still have it installed in fact. It doesn't work on d browser hijack I have I'll give CWShredder a go now
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also try hijackthis
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Old 11-14-2004, 09:01 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Hi guys! I've tried Ad-Aware 6 on b4 and still have it installed in fact. It doesn't work on d browser hijack I have I'll give CWShredder a go now
try spy sweeper
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Old 11-14-2004, 09:31 PM   #9 (permalink)
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OMFG it works! Thanks so much man.

Didn't know browser hijack was so common that they made a software dedicated to eradicating that scum problem.
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Old 11-15-2004, 01:01 AM   #10 (permalink)
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What worked? CWShredder, Spysweeper?
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