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Old 05-11-2004, 11:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i got some kind of junk called joy warn that put two toolbars. one on top and one that keeps poping up on the bottom of screen.on IE6

not sure how i got it.

can't find it to delete it.


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Old 05-11-2004, 11:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sniff Sniff..... I smell spyware!


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Old 05-11-2004, 11:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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it hijacked my home page and i tried adaware and spybot
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Old 05-12-2004, 12:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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yea......try bazooka. It works wonders on removing crap that infects IE. I was able to help me remove a couple tihngs off my IE that other programs couldn't find.

the problem with some of these spywares is that it changes/adds certain registry keys so that most detectors think its part of the program. Its mosk likely u have a bunch of .DLLs floating around infecting your IE.

Also, if u have win XP, and you havent done much worh with your computer recently, just do a system restore to a date when u think your comp was clean. I think a lot of people here know that im a full supporter of system restore and everynoe whould know about it =P
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Old 05-13-2004, 07:57 AM   #5 (permalink)
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delete manualy only as a last resort
go to C:\Program Files\ and go to any folder you haven't seen before, or is suspicious. the 'culprit program' is usually there
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