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by Reknaw133 / July 7, 2004 6:31 AM PDT
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Re: Internet ToolBars
by HerbChong / July 8, 2004 11:26 AM PDT
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run one of the good spyware removal programs such as Spybots or Ad-aware.

Herb...

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Re: Internet ToolBars
by Reknaw133 / July 8, 2004 4:46 PM PDT
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I have but it keeps coming back, Is there a way to delete it

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Re: Internet ToolBars
by rebekah / July 8, 2004 5:15 PM PDT
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if you find out how, let me know, I have been fighting this annoying thing all week. I have downloaded so many spyware search things trying to get rid of it. I turn it off, and it comes back, I upgrade mcafee and norton, and it's still there..... I think I am going to throw my laptop pretty soon!

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Re: Internet ToolBars
by erik_k / July 9, 2004 5:18 AM PDT
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hi -

I've checked around and there might be two ways to fix this:

Go to Add/Remove Programs in your Control Panel menu, then remove the 'searchnow' program.

There is also a program called Toolbar Cop http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k -- though note it removes all toolbars from IE (including google if you're running that) after you run that, then run AdAware.

ek

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Re: Internet ToolBars
by HerbChong / July 14, 2004 9:49 AM PDT
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running a single spyware removal program isn't sufficient. you need to run several if you can. another option that you might give though to is to stop using Internet Explorer. it's a very big target with lots of ongoing security problems.

Herb....

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Re: Internet ToolBars
by Andiamo / July 15, 2004 12:28 AM PDT
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The only advice that I can give you may sound dumb but it worked for me. When I got the Searchnow toolbar I was advised to download the Viewpoint toolbar and turn on the pop-up blocker. This worked and in addition, is a pretty cool search engine....http://www.download.com/Viewpoint-Toolbar/3000-2379-10290349.html?tag=lst-0-7
CNet gave it a good rating -- hope I could have been of some assistance

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