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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by help a mom, Sep 16, 2003.

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  1. help a mom

    help a mom Thread Starter

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    I am running windows 2000. And we have open ports that let pop up information advertising come through. How to i turn it off and stop this?
    Everytime I try to open a browser. I have to close these pop ups before I can move on.
     
  2. Top Banana

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    Have a look here. If no joy, download HijackThis. Unzip, run, "Scan", "Scan" changes to "Save log". Save the log and copy and paste the HijackThis log into your next post.

    Do not fix anything in HijackThis. Most entries will be harmless.
     
  3. BillC

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    Here is a small run once utility that will Shoot the Messenger. Cool name, huh?

    BTW, what Top Banana said should work too. :)
     
  4. normmork

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    Do you have a firewall installed.

    You may want download Ad-aware 6 and perform a scan becasue popups can be caused by the objects AA6 detects. Instructions here http://forums.techguy.org/t164245/s.html
     
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