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cp.timeinc.net server takeover

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by clinhart, Jan 24, 2007.

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  1. clinhart

    clinhart Thread Starter

    Mar 1, 2006
    I signed onto Internet explorer this morning with no problems, then left for a meeting (I always leave the computers on), then when I returned to my computer 3 hours later, a signon box for the internet was on the screen of my desktop & my laptop that said "The server cp.timeinc.net at Staging Area requires user name and password. Connect to cp.timeinc.net". If I cancel it, I go directly to the internet per usual. But everytime I open up Internet Explorer now, and someitmes randomly while Internet Explorer is running, this dialogue box pops up, requiring me to sign on or to hit cancel to get back to the internet. This has never happened before. I have a home network with my desktop, my laptop and my husband's laptop on it. I use comcast cable modem. My husband's laptop is fine and does not have this problem. I have run Spy Sweeper & Ad Aware. I run PC-Cillin anti virus every night. Nothing is showing up. I tried to delete cookies with timeinc.net in the name. Rebooted. Still can't get rid of it. Anyone know what this is and how to get rid of it? Thank you so much.
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