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smart security desktop hijack

by stevelj / April 5, 2005 4:19 AM PDT

I have had my desktop hijacked. It now displays the smart security ad. I am computer illiterate. Can someone please post the cure for this in one post. There are several disjointed threads about this that talk about Hijack program scan etc. I don't know what that is etc. I can go into the registry and delete stuff, but I need someone to please give me complete directions. All of the other threads are bits and pieces and I have been unsuccessful.


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Your easiest fix...
by Edward ODaniel / April 5, 2005 4:40 AM PDT

since you didn't mention OS or what you have or have not attempted so far other than reading "All of the other threads are bits and pieces and I have been unsuccessful" would be to follow this link to a forum that will look over a HijackThis log you will need to create.

When arriving at the link please take the time to read their requirements for posting the log.

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Steve, I Posted A Similar Response To Your Other Post
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 5, 2005 4:48 AM PDT
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Smart Security desktop hijack help
by Payne Atreides / April 24, 2005 10:49 PM PDT


I am having the same problem with my desktop. I have a red screen that says smart security. Could you assist me if you were helped, or could anyone give me some advice? I have xp and a dell. Could anyone help?


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Help yourself.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 24, 2005 10:54 PM PDT

Read the moderators reply.


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