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something's wrong

by Atomicsoda / April 25, 2004 7:57 AM PDT

For whatever reason, my internet explorer home page keeps getting set to some other wierd site, no matter how many times I change it back. I also get a ton of unwanted favorites in my favorite list, regardless of my deleting them, they always come back. This is getting real annoying, can anyone help?

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''Overloaded''
by Cursorcowboy / April 25, 2004 8:01 AM PDT
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Unload the computer with all five of these "utilities."

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Hijacked is the operative word...
by Michael Geist / April 25, 2004 8:25 AM PDT
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Re:something's wrong
by bgreen7959 / April 26, 2004 11:34 AM PDT
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I had this same thing happen to me...my kids were surfing and opened a site that redirected everything and added new favorites and changed my home page...it crashed my computer before I found out how to get rid of it...I downloaded a free spy ware program called Spy Bot S&D...it located the redirecting cookie and I located it through the registry to delete it...it was hard to find...in computer search I looked for redirected host and that is how I found it...hope this helps

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