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Old 11-27-2003, 10:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok Hi Group

since some days I think something's invaded my PC.

From my Internet-options, in the general Tab, I have given the instruction that a 'blank' page must start everytime I click on the IE button.

But recently it always starts with "http://www.hand-book.com/hp/";

Where did this come from? when I inspect the 'general properties" I see instead of the 'blank' this has been put there..

My PC has also become slow.
As I write this mail, I see only the cursor move, the letters fall in place after an agonising 6-9 seconds[ wow!]

I have run Spybot and Hijack this...but can't get any joy.

I'm on IE5.5 on winME.

Some help to help this sick PC would be appreciated.
Thx.


i have the log file for hijackthis so if anyone could tell me what to get rid of id really really appreciate it
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Old 11-28-2003, 10:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The best program that I have found for finding and eliminating spyware is spybot. You can download it for free and it works great. You can search for it on www.google.com.
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Old 11-28-2003, 11:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Where did this come from? when I inspect the 'general properties" I see instead of the 'blank' this has been put there..
well some sites will ask you to make there pg your default start page, others do it w/out asking. like what wass already said- just run spybot/adaware, then manually set your startpage.
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