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Old 01-27-2005, 06:36 AM   #1
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Hey all, I need some internet advice.

Im using IE 6.0 on a university ISP. I dont know how, or why, but I keep getting porn pop ups, which are annoying, but managable. The problem has grown to where my favorites folder is now filled with unwanted garbage, my homepage is changed, and other internet options and messed with. What causes this crap, and how do I stop it?
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Old 01-27-2005, 09:16 AM   #2
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spyware mate, you will need to download somthing like Microsoft Anti-Spyware, look for my post in thsi forum
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download ad-aware or spybot

if you want ad-aware PRO, email me and i'll send it to you
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Old 01-27-2005, 12:24 PM   #4
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download ad-aware or spybot

if you want ad-aware PRO, email me and i'll send it to you
why when he can get Microsofts Free Edition of Spy-Ware
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Old 01-30-2005, 12:01 PM   #5
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Hey all, I need some internet advice.

Im using IE 6.0 on a university ISP. I dont know how, or why, but I keep getting porn pop ups, which are annoying, but managable. The problem has grown to where my favorites folder is now filled with unwanted garbage, my homepage is changed, and other internet options and messed with. What causes this crap, and how do I stop it?
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There is a program called : PRIVACY ERASER
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Old 01-30-2005, 11:43 PM   #6
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Either you've got a hacker that is messing with your computer, or someone else is using your computer to look at porn and downloading stuff
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Old 01-31-2005, 09:33 AM   #7
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I can't believe no one said Spybot S&D. That is usually the first anyone says. But yeah, it sounds like you have spyware and adware from all of the jerkin ya do. Also try running hijack this. Google it and you will find it.
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But yeah, it sounds like you have spyware and adware from all of the jerkin ya do.
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Forget Ad-aware.

http://www.webroot.com - Spysweeper
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