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Old 01-29-2005, 01:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone - I think I have malware on my computer but I'm a little scared to mess with it myself. I found this guide -

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Can anyone tell me if it's any good?

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Old 01-29-2005, 01:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Download Adaware Se Personal abd Spybot S&D, and CWShredder. What problems are you having and what makes you think you have malware?
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My browser goes to a home page that I didn't choose, and I have two search bars in IE that I didn't install. And everything just seems slower.

Thank you for the advice, I'll give those a try.
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I use Ad-Aware and it is really effective. What is Malware? Is it like spyware?
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Did you fix the problem?
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Grendel_Rose, What you need to do is follow the instructions in this thread: http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=34713 And then post your HiJack This log in the HiJack Log (Analyze) Forum. A log reader will get to it as soon as possible. Liz
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