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I have just tried removing search.us.com from my computer both in chrome and firefox - using windows XP operating system I have tried the following programes which all say they can remove it Spyhunter Hitman Pro Malwarebytes with no success Has anyone a suggestion on how to get rid of …
by bgrimwade in Information Security ()
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Hi everyone, I am only new here, and quite looking forward to getting to meet with a lot of you. But right now, I have a very frustrating problem that has only started today. Every time I start my Firefox browser, it starts to open up multiple tabs by itself, …
by richie513 8 in Information Security ()
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My nortons antivirus hasnt been working for a while now, so ive dicided to the bottom of this problem, im beggining to worry that my computer has all sorts viruses etc in it. i also have another problem, when my son trys to run his internet games(Team fortress 2 Etc) …
by BTerrence in Information Security ()
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Hello, I got really annoyed today. I was even hitimg my mouse into table. I can't stand those search engines. Gooogke is best search engine, so why do I ever need those another autoinstalling without asking me? Those no name, like babylon search and so on. I delete them and …
by SPeed_FANat1c 3 in Information Security ()
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Which free anti virus is good for Windows 7?
by ujjwale -6 in Information Security ()
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Computer Has been acting funky. Sluggish. MSE will not update. So I ran MBA-M and it found some nasties. I then decided to come and get some help. Using safe mode to run the required test. I am having a hard time posting on this site. So I may post …
by sampson in Information Security ()
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Hi Everyone, I would really appreciate some help on this. I'm a web project manager - and the machine mgmt gave me has pretty much given up completely. It only works in Safe Mode - luckily Safe Mode with networking so I am able to get online. I have backed …
by daniwrites in Information Security ()
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Background: I had one of my users bring in a home PC that they said has been "very slow" and has additional pop ups etc. They had installed a bunch of products to try and fix it (SpyBot, AVG etc) but could no longer get to the internet. So I …
by vistaman in Information Security ()
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How can I get rid of this? I've been told it is a virus! When I enter Yahoo.com it redirects me to icslleida.cat; note that this only happens on Google Chrome, when I use Internet Explorer it works just fine. Any ideas?
by Q8iEnG in Information Security ()
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A friend told me that hackers can only hack with telnet if you have telnet server enabled. Is it so or are there are means of hacking with telnet?
by MasterHacker110 -4 in Information Security ()
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Hello Daniweb, I would be very grateful if someone could have a look at these scans and recommend a course of action to clean my computer of this virus. I have followed the instructions in the sticky to produce the following logs. The symptoms I am experiencing are that iexplorer.exe …
by Sabre2th in Information Security ()
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Hello, My Google Chrome browser has been redirected to"Search.Babylon.com". Ever since I downloaded Internet Download Manager from Download.com, this redirection began. Using CCleaner, I uninstalled Internet Download Manager and two Babylon entries, however Chrome is still redirected to Babylon. In the Chrome settings, Google is my default browser, but this …
by Inlovewithnight in Information Security ()
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Hey there, I have invisible internet windows and audio ads going on in the background of my task manager in the processes tab, I did do some of my own virus scans and did remove some viruses by I still have it, can I get some help here please. Malwarebytes …
by Top_Hat in Information Security ()
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System restore doesn't work, AVG is suppressed, can't download Spybot, but thankfully HijackThis downloaded. Here's my log file: Scan saved at 7:45:01 AM, on 11/22/2008 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18241) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE …
by clockworkorange in Information Security ()
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Hello, I believe I have a virus but I don't know what to do about it. Any time I try to download a program to fix my computer, it won't let me. Also, if I try to go to a website for an anti virus program, I get an error …
by katrina85_04 in Information Security ()
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Hello everybody, here I am again to ask for your help. I got my daddy's notebook to restore. It is often freezing. I would attempt to reinstall windows but I discovered cd rom do not work and so I have no idea about how to do that (no usb boot). …
by mazekx in Information Security ()
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This happens when I play a game,some other times too.annoying.why?
by silvercats 10 in Information Security ()
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I'm having a problem with Google search results redirecting to advertisements. I can usually click the back button on my browser a few times to get the page I wanted. I'm using firefox, but it happens in IE as well. Additionally, when I shut down, or restart the machine, I …
by DoriftuEvo in Information Security ()
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Hello, Sorry if I posted this on the wrong section. An sbcglobal.net email account I haven't used in a couple of years got hacked. One of my friend emailed me to let me know. It apparently send out a bunch of spam mail last night to all the people on …
by Nance23 in Information Security ()
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Ever since the last virus I thought I had removed, my PC has been acting strange. Every time a run superantispyware it will find a critial threat, a broken file assocation. When I try to shut windowns down or restart, I get 3 not responding messages about Rundll before the …
by morrowsnow in Information Security ()
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I keep getting an error message saying: **There was a problem starting msimeg32.dll. The specific module could not be found.** Picture of the exact error message can be found here: http://i44.tinypic.com/33n7rex.jpg And it keeps reapearing every time I log off/on, turn off/on and restart my pc, I went to several …
by Messatsu in Information Security ()
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Hello Before I start I'd like to show you this [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/viruses-spyware-and-other-nasties/threads/165724"]thread[/URL], which is basically the same problem as I had/have. What happens is the fans starts getting louder and louder, which means they're running faster... eventually my computer just starts slowing down and become unusable. I haven't gotten to that …
by Classified64 in Information Security ()
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Hi Guys; Did attempt a search, but didnt find anything about the malware bytes app freezing up, did see some comments on "your computer at risk" firewall issue, but was unable to resolve it. After running Malware bytes several times and detecting one infected object, the Malware Bytes appplication "freezes" …
by aven2ra in Information Security ()
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Trend Micro Releases HijackThis Source Code to sourceforge.net [url]http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/trend-micro-releases-hijackthis-source-code-to-sourceforgenet-139516763.html[/url] Sourceforgenet link to open source hijackthis [url]http://sourceforge.net/projects/hjt/[/url] and [url]http://hjt.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/hjt/src_204/?pathrev=3[/url]
by caperjack 875 in Information Security ()
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Hi Everyone, I was just reading a news article, when i accidentally clicked on a link to download a some adobe flash 11 plugin. Unfortunately after that, internet explorer just keeps opening to the homepage roughly every 20 to 30 seconds. I have absolutely no idea how to fix it. …
by torres9 in Information Security ()
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So i was starting up my web browser this morning, and firefox started spitting out extremely random javascript errors, which spammed up to around a dozen. I figured obviously to give my computer a virus scan. I did (with AVG free), and found 2 trojans, who have masked over service.exe. …
by Blahthing in Information Security ()
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I can not connect to any antivrus websites. I am trying to download Microsoft Security Essentials and I keep getting an error message that says My computer cannot connect to the microsoft server. I also tried going to the AVG site and received the same error message. I do not …
by AnnieJo in Information Security ()
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Hi, thanks in advance to whoever can help me out here. I guess the issues with my computer are currently. 1. ping.exe using up a large chunk of the CPU, very erratic but sometimes going near 100% 2. When I open Firefox or Internet Explorer, another tab or window automatically …
by ossray2000 in Information Security ()
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Hello, and Thank You for taking the time to read this! A couple of days ago my laptop (running Vista Service Pack 1) started to play up, mainly the internet was redirecting me to ebay or some tacky advertising. So I tried to use AVG and found it dissapeared, then …
by Treadiculous in Information Security ()
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Hi can i ask some help with you guys,what is in my msconfig there is a list "cuqal" C:\Documents and Settings\jemz\cuqal.exe/S if i will check that box and restart my pc and when i put usb flash drive,the content of my flash drive will keep duplicating the files and the …
by jemz -1 in Information Security ()
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