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Cid removal for the non techie?

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Maxell63, Sep 30, 2008.

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  1. Maxell63

    Maxell63 Thread Starter

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    If I hear the theme music for Indianna Jones one more time !!!! Pop up adverts with Cid are driving us mad. I do not have Cid or Cid Help as a program file in my add or remove programs folder. I do not know what to do. Help please?
     
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    cybertech Retired Moderator

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    Hi, Welcome to TSG!!


    Click here to download HJTInstall.exe
    • Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop.
    • Doubleclick on the HJTInstall.exe icon on your desktop.
    • By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis .
    • Click on Install.
    • It will create a HijackThis icon on the desktop.
    • Once installed, it will launch Hijackthis.
    • Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and the log should open in notepad.
    • Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
    • Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
    • DO NOT have Hijackthis fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
     
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