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Internet Explorer Home address keeps changing itself

by Jervisfm / September 14, 2004 1:59 AM PDT

Well, i think i've some kind of a virus, but i don't how to remove it. Well my Internet Explorer Address keeps changing itself from the address i set it to. It keeps changing to this address:

Comp Spec
Internet Explorer 6 SP1
Win xp Home
1.7GHz P4

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Try the usual tools first.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 14, 2004 2:01 AM PDT

Look up Adaware, Spybot, Stinger and Housecall first. All free tools you find with

It may take all of them or multiple passes to get it out.

In closing, look at SPYBOT's Teatimer and it's tool to lock the homepage.


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Re: Internet Explorer Home address keeps changing itself
by Yew / September 14, 2004 4:38 AM PDT

After you run the spyware removal tools a few times, consider getting yourself a different browser to avoid repeat situations.

Internet Explorer and Outlook Express are the two biggest scourges of the Internet as a whole. They are giant magnets for this kind of garbage, and by using them you are making yourself a target.

Mozilla and Firefox just today came out with new versions, and Opera is always another option. All are (presently) immune to these sorts of attacks, and have a host of other benifits you could reap. Try one or all of them today.

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Re: Internet Explorer Home address keeps changing itself
by existonz09 / September 14, 2004 11:04 AM PDT

i am not sure about others but i like this browser..

It also like other new browsers are immune to attacks frm adwares and stuffs like that for now..

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