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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by wyoming, Feb 5, 2005.

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  1. wyoming

    wyoming Thread Starter

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    i am a older retired person living in cheyenne wyoming usa i never had a computer until my retirement have dell 8250 windows xp home sp 2 norton system works norton fire wall real player 8 cyber scrub google toolbar and that is all that is on computer i use computer to read english language newspapers the entire world and to listen to english language all news radio stations the entire world i noticed where a person can run hijack this and someone will tell them what can be removed please tell me what to do i have downloaded hjack this i know how to send e-mail i have report stored on computer i do not know how to paste thank you sincerely steven please send me e-mail
     
  2. Flrman1

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    Hi wyoming

    Welcome to TSG! :)

    Please do this:

    First create a permanent folder somewhere like in My Documents and name it Hijack This.

    Now Click here to download Hijack This. Download it and click "Save". Save it to the Hijack This folder you just created.

    Click on Hijackthis.exe to launch the program. Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log. Click "Save" to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.

    Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" then Paste the log back here in a reply.

    DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
     
  3. Dust Sailor

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    Hi Wyoming Welcome to TSG :D

    http://www.webmasternow.com/copyandpaste.html

    Just click on that link and you will be taken to a page that explains and lets you try copy and paste . It is a very simple procedure and one that will come in very handy for you .

    When you can copy and paste Go Here

    http://tomcoyote.com/hjt/

    Click on this link and it will take you to a page where you can get Hijack This 1.99.0 Just follow the instructions there and post a log here please There is also a tutorial on how to copy and past there as well .

    Take your time . Come back here if you have any problems and we will try to talk you through them ;) (y)
     
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