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by Sanrick / July 10, 2005 11:40 PM PDT

I have a computer running Windows XP, everytime I tried to open an internet explorer page, a CHOSE NEW SKIN box pop up for me to select a skin. Not sure what to do. It only happens when you open Internet Explorer.

Can anybody help me please?

Thank you,

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Sounds like
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 11, 2005 5:40 AM PDT

you have received some sort of malware.

What do you do to protect yourself from hackers, viruses, spyware and adware?

Try an online scan at

Then if you do not have any anti-spyware, find (in Google), Spybot Search & Destroy, and SpywareBlaster and also from Microsoft, (, Microsoft AntiSpyware. Install them, update them and run them.


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welcome to malware and all that stuff
by angryfirelord / July 11, 2005 8:00 AM PDT

Go to and get Spybot Search and Destroy.

Then stop using Internet explorer AT ONCE. Using IE is like saying,"Hit me with every known virus and spyware know to man multiple times." Go to and get a better browser.

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