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Old 07-08-2005, 01:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Just installed a new hard drive and everything is working fine. Now I find that every time I go on line instead of going to haome page of Google It comes up to About Blank. How Do I get rid of this. I keep making the change but it returns to About Blank. Thanks Running Windows Xp
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What is your internet browser, and have you run your AV lately?
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Old 07-08-2005, 01:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Are you sure that you are hitting apply when you make the changes.

Also I do not think it is spyware. If it was, it would of changed your homepage to a site filled with ads.
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Old 07-08-2005, 01:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I am running Internet Explorer I have run my anti Virus but it showed no problems. I have hit apply every time bu to no avail.
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Old 07-08-2005, 02:06 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Download this, update the definition files, and scan your computer for spyware.

http://www.download.com/Bazooka-Adwa...=dl&tag=button
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Old 07-08-2005, 08:24 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah that about:blank thing has happened to me before as well. It was either a worm or spyware, but since you've checked and said it's not a virus then it rules it out. It might be spyware.
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Run this

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http://www.pchell.com/support/aboutblank.shtml

yes there is an about:blank Trojan
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Old 07-08-2005, 05:51 PM   #9 (permalink)
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One of the hardest spyware to get rid of. Good luck! (if you want to save yourself a few hundred headaches, back up your data, format and reinstall windows.
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Old 07-10-2005, 11:56 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Yes I beleive I will Just reformat as I have tried everything I can think of plus the info I received from you all. This About Blank is a real bad trojan to get rid off. I will try a couple of other things I heard about and if they work I will advise you. Thank for the Help
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