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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by moonifa, Sep 10, 2003.

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  1. moonifa

    moonifa Thread Starter

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    Sometime today the tool bar My Way embedded itself into my netzero toolbar.

    Can someone please tell me how to get rid of it? Also, can anyone tell me where I may have picked it up?

    Thank you very much! Moonifa
     
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    First

    download AdAware 6 181
    Before you scan with AdAware, check for updates of the reference file by using the "webupdate".


    Then ........

    Make sure the following settings are made and on -------"ON=GREEN"
    From main window :Click "Start" then " Activate in-depth scan"

    then......

    click "Use custom scanning options>Customize" and have these options on: "Scan within archives" ,"Scan active processes","Scan registry", "Deep scan registry" ,"Scan my IE Favorites for banned URL" and "Scan my host-files"

    then.........

    go to settings(the gear on top of AdAware)>Tweak>Scanning engine and tick "Unload recognized processes during scanning" ...........then........"Cleaning engine" and tick "Automaticly try to unregister objects prior to deletion" and "Let windows remove files in use at next reboot"

    then...... click "proceed" to save your settings.

    Now to scan it´s just to click the "Scan" button.

    When scan is finished, mark everything for removal and get rid of it.

    then
    Download Spybot - Search & Destroy from http://security.kolla.de

    After installing, first press Online, and search for, put a check mark at, and install all updates.
    Next, close all Internet Explorer and OE windows, hit 'Check for Problems', and have SpyBot remove all it finds that is marked in RED.


    go to http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/ , and download 'Hijack This!'.
    Unzip, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

    When the scan is finished, the "Scan" button will change into a "Save Log" button.
    Press that, save the log somewhere, and please copy & paste its contents to the forum.

    It will possibly show issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required, so do NOT fix anything yet.
    Someone here will be happy to help you analyze the results.
     
  3. moonifa

    moonifa Thread Starter

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    Thank you so very much for helping me with this! Your solution was right on and it worked. Sorry to be so slow in responding back. Hope you have a great week! Thanks Rae
     
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