View Full Version : IE homepage gets changed new favourites keep getting added

Chao is back
15-03-2004, 11:15 PM
I get home and found out my cousin has been looking at pr0n on my computer. Now I my internet explorer homepage is getting changed to this : http://my-find/index.htm or something and pr0n addresses are being added to my favourites.

I ran Spybot and Ad-Aware removed all spyware but the problem persists

15-03-2004, 11:20 PM
Read FAQ's 8a and 8b they may help

Rod J
16-03-2004, 12:21 AM
Check out:
for spyware/malware/foistware reference (http://doxdesk.com/parasite/). This page contains a script that does a quick check for common parasites as well.

and get HijackThis (http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html). A very useful tool for getting rid of stubborn homepage hijackers.

16-03-2004, 11:04 AM
Post the exact homepage it's reverting to as that will help us work out what it is you are "infected" with.

16-03-2004, 11:21 AM
Start- programs- accessories- system tools and click on "disk cleanup" then tick them all and let it clean.

Also try downloading and using CWShredder from here (http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=4086&file=3&evp=6742c4ccda2599a3d6c5901960cc6e24) as it may be a variant of CoolWeb.