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huge font? wierd spacing...virus?

On some websites such as google, the font is abnormally enlarged and the spacing between sentences is huge. On other websites the spacing is normal. This issue began two days ago after I downloaded a bittorrent video file. I have tried to erase the bittorrent program and files. Also, I have run the free versions of adaware, spydoctor and kaspersky antivirus (kaspersky noted a trojan) though I rebooted and the issue persists. I have windows xp-service pack 2 has been installed. Any ideas on a resolution? Thank you.

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assuming you are using IE

go to view>text size>change.

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Try these, you probably downloaded

something via the file sharing.

Download an anti-trojan remover(any of the following)

The Cleaner Pro 30 days trial - http://www.moosoft.com

TrojanHunter - http://www.misec.net/ (trial)

Spybot S&D (download, check for updates, read the tutorial and scan often, it also does some blocking)
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/home/index.html

cwshredder (stand alone unit)(another small scanner for certain things, ALL other windows should be closed)
http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract/cwshredder_download.html

Also do an online scan at one or all of these.
On the first one, make sure you checkmark the box that says "autoclean"

Housecall (using IE with Active-X)
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp

Housecall (all browsers using java)
http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/enterprise/products/housecall_launch.php

PandaActivescan
http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm

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thanks

thank you both for the help-changed the font size on ie and that seemed to help. im about to run some virus scans now. again- thanks

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You're welcome, glad we could help. If you still

have a problem after the scans, post back. Also, seeing as you have XP, there is a possiblity of having a copy of whatever you had in System Restore so AFTER you are sure the system is clean, turn off system restore and then reenable it and set another restore point. Directions for that are here.
http://www.pchell.com/virus/systemrestore.shtml

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