As for HiJack This, did you look at their procedures for removing newer
mal-ware that the tools don't find?
Looks comprehensive, but I can't say if it will help since I've never
had one quite that nasty.
Travis Delaney wrote:
> I have a friend whose computer was super polluted with all sorts of
> mal-ware. There is one last nasty bit that just won't go away. I
> have tried ad-aware, spy bot, window washer, HiJack This...you name
> it. I have fiddled with regedit, adjusted the programs that load on
> start up, referenced the processes running in the background, but
> every time I think this last browser hijacker is gone, it pops back
> up. They go to open I.E., and blamo, "AllAboutSearch" starts popping
> up all over the place, with unwanted adds and tool bars. I have done
> updated virus scans in safe mode...I have searched the web and
> numerous techie bboards. Has anyone had any experience with this
> creature? I need to kill it before it drives me mad...It keeps
> rising from the dead. Is there anyone who can help with this?
> Travis S. Delaney Information Technologist HELiX/EPSCoR Programs 216
> Marsh Life Science University of Vermont (802)656-9477
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