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Old 08-28-2006, 01:00 PM   #1
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Hi,
I downloaded Warez 3 and it seems to have hijacked the home page, nothing too weird, just annoying I can still access Google etc itís just what used to be a regular Google page now looks like an advert for Warez, Iíve checked the obvious, Internet options, and it says the home page is http://www.google.co.uk/ but when I fire up my Firefox browser I get http://google.warez.com/ bye the bye Internet explorer is unaffected.

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Old 08-28-2006, 02:14 PM   #2
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isnt that the program for downloading illegal files? well we cant help with that. but it sounds like you have spyware/adware.
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yep most likely some adware and probably some spyware too.
Download Spybot S&D and Ad-Aware, update them both and then run full system scans.
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sounds like your LMHOSTS file may have gotten hijacked...check it out...then follow mammikoura's advice...
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