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microsoft cannot find server

by goya / May 30, 2005 3:18 AM PDT

I keep getting a message saying the microsoft cannot find my server. it will pop up 64+ times at once. any ideas? is it a worm, trojan horse, spyware what?

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That is one of hundreds of possiblities and
by roddy32 / May 30, 2005 3:37 AM PDT

with the lack of information that you have provided that is the best we can do for you at the moment. If you would like someone to help it would be much easier if you followed the forum tip which was posted in red right above the box that you typed your subject into.


Note: If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

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64 times points to spyware, trojan, virus issues.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 30, 2005 3:51 AM PDT

1. What are you doing to combat these plagues?

2. Does it happen in Firefox?

Bob

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by goya / June 1, 2005 1:09 AM PDT

i downloaded adware and run this constantly. they told me to take off my spysweeper because adware was better and i did. no good. i cleaned out my history file in my internet option folder. i have a dell dimension 4600 running windows xp. the problem only occurs in my window not my son's. he uses the computer with no problem. any ideas? i don't know what firefox is. also my internet window opens "about blank" cannot change it to any other msn yahoo etc.

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"about blank" is a known hijacker.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 1, 2005 1:16 AM PDT
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Usually it aflicts Internet Explorer and while some may disagree, it is time to use any other browser until Microsoft patches this puppy.

Try the usual tools I note at http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6132-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=1313&messageID=15002 then if those don't cure it, move up the HIJACKTHIS logs and support forums noted at http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6132-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=97199&messageID=1106892

As to multiple Anti-Spyware tools, I use the set I noted all at the same time across hundreds of machines without issue. I can't write about other combinations since I have no reason to change horses yet.

Bob

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