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Old 07-18-2004, 07:46 AM   #1
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Question remove a hotsearchbar.com toolbar

I have what is called a hotsearchbar.com toolbar on my browser and can not remove it for anything, I have tried various spyware software and to no avail, HELP................
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Old 07-18-2004, 07:51 AM   #2
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hehe, well mr porno. Em...cough

Hijack this try that to stop it loading with IE, then safe mode scan you pc.
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Old 07-18-2004, 12:19 PM   #3
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what spyware detectors have you tried?
have you tried the most recent versions of them?
The best ones to try are Spybot search and destroy and adaware.
Also you could look for a program called HijackThis and manually remove the toolbar and associated Files and references yourself.
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Old 07-18-2004, 04:13 PM   #4
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yes i had this problem, somebody has kindly made a program that removes all these types of search bars - it is called CWShredder, just use google to get it, if not post ur email address and ill send it to you.
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Old 07-18-2004, 10:26 PM   #5
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I have what is called a hotsearchbar.com toolbar on my browser and can not remove it for anything, I have tried various spyware software and to no avail, HELP................
In your Iexplorer window as this might not be as you didn't say if it was another browser.
Go to View/Toolbars and uncheck it.
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Old 07-18-2004, 11:43 PM   #6
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In your Iexplorer window as this might not be as you didn't say if it was another browser.
Go to View/Toolbars and uncheck it.
that is good, but it will only hide the toolbar. Don't forget it is still there, and installed on your system.
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Old 07-19-2004, 06:12 AM   #7
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erm that CWShredder will work believe me....
here is a link for it:

http://www.softpedia.com/public/cat/...0-17-150.shtml

it removes loads of these types of search bar plus all the regisrty files so there is no coming back for this sucker lol
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Yeah; its best however to try and not go on the sort of sites that may install this sort of toolbar...

But Hijack this and Adaware should do the job. Tell us what you did please.
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Old 07-19-2004, 09:39 PM   #9
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Thumbs down Hotbar=Hotmail ?

Do you use Hotmail ? Is it part of there sneeky add ons ?
I highly recommend leaving Mr BG's HOT mail and useing Yahoo.
Yaaaaaahoooooo.calm.
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Old 07-20-2004, 08:20 AM   #10
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Or get your own mail server. much better
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