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Removing spyware

I must have visited a Web site or opened an e-mail, but now my Web browser automatically attempts to access a certain Web site about once every hour. I assume this malicious web site put a code in my system. How can I stop this?


This could be either a case of Start Page hijacking or a spyware module on your system.

This site has some info that you might find useful: http://www.spywareinfo.com/hijacked.html

I'd certainly suggest that you download and run AdAware, as it will track down many of the changes caused by spyware.


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This was first published in March 2002

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