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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Carpwife, Jul 12, 2007.

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  1. Carpwife

    Carpwife Thread Starter

    Jul 12, 2007
    Please can anyone help. My computer is running really really slow. I have norton security for my virus protection and it doesnt normally find anything. I also have ad-aware and also spybot search & destory. I have recently run spybot through and it keeps finding spyware daily. I click to fix them yet when I do it again they seem to be there again.

    here are the ones it has found so far,

    Avenue A,INC
    Double Click
    Fast Click
    Malware Alarm
    Media Plex

    I am not really an expert on computers, I know a little. I understand that these are cookies but I am not sure if they are really doing any damage.


    My computer is only a year old and it has megga amount of speed and memory (well I think so) and yet it runs so slow
  2. MFDnNC


    Sep 7, 2004
    Those are cookies

    IE - Block Third party cookies
    1. Click on the Tools button on the Internet Explorer tool bar.
    2. Highlight and click on Internet options at the bottom of the Tools menu.
    3. Select the Privacy Tab of the Internet Options menu.
    4. Select the Advanced... button at the bottom of the screen.
    5. Select override automatic cookie handling button.
    6. To block third party cookies select block under "Third-party cookies".
    7. Select "always allow session cookies".
    8. Click on the OK button at the bottom of the screen.

    DownLoad EasyCleaner http://www.majorgeeks.com/download414.html

    Use the clear files and Unnecessary files buttons – I do not recommend
    using the Duplicates files button
    as many dupes are there on purpose.

    Not all files will delete – that is normal.

    In the unnecessary button I check the top 4 entries

    See if that helps and if not we'll look at the hijack log
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