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Virus Help!!!

I need help!!! I have something on my computer that makes evry word a link to different sites. It is really annoying and is slowing my computer down alot! Any help would be appreciated Thanks

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Virus

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I'll try and attract the attension of one of the moderator from the "Virus & security alerts" forum for you.
Peter

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Hi yankees2325, it is rather

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difficult to help with the little bit of information that you supplied but I'll try. I'm assuming that your operating system is Windows XP because that is the forum you are in. This sounds more like a hijacking than a virus so I would start with these here and post back with your results afterwords I'll and come back and check on you in the morning. This is not my regular forum so I'll track this discussion so I don't lose it. Start with these here.

They are all free except for the trojan removers but you can get a 30 trial with them.

Spybot S&D (download, check for updates, read the tutorial and scan often, it also does some blocking)
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/home/index.html

Ad-Aware SE (a scanner, download, check for updates, read the directions and scan.
http://www.lavasoftusa.com/

cwshredder (stand alone unit)(another small scanner for certain things, ALL other windows should be closed)
http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract/cwshredder_download.html

Download anti-trojan (any of the following)


The Cleaner Pro 30 days trial - http://www.moosoft.com

TrojanHunter - http://www.misec.net/ (trial)

Also do an online scan at one or all of these.
Housecall (using IE with Active-X)
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp

Housecall (all browsers using java)
http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/enterprise/products/housecall_launch.php

PandaActivescan
http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm

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