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Old 12-28-2004, 05:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I use spywareguard and everytime my computer boots up I get the following message:

spywareguard browser protection alert!

An attempt to change IE settings has been detected.

Warning! Your ie homepage has been changed!\\Your IE current user homepage has benn changed from




What would you like to do: restore or keep?

What can I do to stop getting this annoying alert? Is there a way to turn it off? If so, how?

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Old 12-28-2004, 05:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Run MSCONFIG (Start > Run) and uncheck the box next to the file name that corresponds with SpywareGuard. That should do it for you.

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Old 12-28-2004, 05:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Won't that defeat the purpose of having SG on my system though?
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Old 12-29-2004, 02:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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yes it would

run adaware and spybot s+d updated and if it still happens post a hijackthis log
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Old 12-29-2004, 06:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Disable and re-enable the browser homepage shield in the spywareguard settings.
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Old 12-29-2004, 08:16 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I've still yet to find any spyware programs that can effectively and permanently....REMOVE KEYLOGGERS.

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