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Pop up Problem

by BigCountry / January 1, 2005 2:15 PM PST

when I go to a page and it takes a little while to load my browser automatic take me to this web page
www.thesearchmall.com/404.html how do you remove this also www.Thesearchmall.combar. When I click on the explorer my home page loads but the website called spyware also opens up another browser how do I get rid of that thanks Rob

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www.thesearchmall.com/404.html
by charley33569 / January 10, 2005 6:54 AM PST
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I have the same problem and have not been able to resolve it. Please, please let me know anything you find out from your posting. This is the most frustrating thing I have ever encountered. I would never buy their software!

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by somedude999 / January 13, 2005 2:01 AM PST
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Well, First try running your virus scannner, if that doesn't work I would suggest you go try Ad-ware 1.05 by lavasoft.

Hope this helps you.

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AdAware not Adware
by auggief / February 5, 2005 7:14 PM PST
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Sorry, this thread slipped through the
by roddy32 / January 13, 2005 2:06 AM PST
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me too, need info plz !!!!
by stuck / February 3, 2005 3:43 AM PST
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man, how do i get that annoying toolbar off my computer? if you could possibly tell be it would be great. oh2bekool@yahoo.com

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Stuck
by roddy32 / February 3, 2005 3:54 AM PST

You have given NO information at all as to if you have the EXACT same problem or not, nor have to given any information about your operating system so I have no idea if this will help you or not. Try this fix from Symantec. ALSO, It is a very bad idea to post your e-mail address in a public forum like this because bots will pick it up for spam, etc purposes.
http://sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/adware.searchmall.html

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need help, hope this will work
by stuck / February 5, 2005 7:09 PM PST
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hey, thankx for reply, problem seems to be similar. made an unfavorable download. i have this new toolbar i cannot eradicate called thesearchmall.comBar, now i am recieving this spyware popup, as well as other antivir. pop up offers, all requiring a purchase; computer slower and doing abnormal functions (although minor) when at various sites. windows XP pro. 1-2CPU. how do i revise or erase my old message. man, i would much appreciate some info.

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I supplied a link for removal
by roddy32 / February 5, 2005 8:24 PM PST

instructions, did you follow the instructions on it? You MAY need more help after that but I would try that first.

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