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Eliminating Virus

by Mrndoe1 / November 5, 2004 2:00 AM PST

I am using Windows XP Home edition and have recently downloaded some form of virus - Whenever I start my Internet Explorer, the page launches to a foreign site (www.find4u.net) that I have never visited. I have Norton Anti-Virus running and Zone Alarm. I have attempted to find this bug/virus with Ad-Aware and by manually searching for it on the hard drive, with no luck. Along with this site taking over as my main page I also have a pop up from Only the Best that I cannot find in my system. Any suggestions on how to find and destroy this bug/virus?

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Re: Eliminating Virus
by Chewy Squirrel / November 5, 2004 7:05 AM PST
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it is most likely not a virus but a unautorized change of your home page

in internet explorer go to tools and under general the first thing you see is home page, change that address to whatever i ahve mine as about:blank to start up with a blank page

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Re: Eliminating Virus
by Chewy Squirrel / November 5, 2004 7:11 AM PST
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