View Full Version : unwanted favorites

09-06-2004, 02:24 PM
Hi People
Ive checked the faq's but I havent really got the answer I need.
A friend of mine has a pc whose teenage lad must have been surfing and he has three entries in favorites he now cant get rid of. one is a casino type thing the others are naughty I believe.
How can I clear this for him? I think I might have to go into reg as it comes back all the time when you just do a delete?
please help me?

09-06-2004, 02:27 PM
Use the old spybot and adawere aproach.

Most likely they have a toolbar installed that is not only intergrated itself into windows and running constantly but regenerating the entries for favourites.

Needs an overhaul i would say.

09-06-2004, 02:42 PM
The Spyware FAQ should be of assistance.

09-06-2004, 02:46 PM
thanx for your reply tommy, I checked that out, I tried to get into Susan B's thread on unwanted homepages but the thread wouldnt load, all the others were ok though

09-06-2004, 03:01 PM
Far out man,I am invisible,i post but nobody can see it,the universe is all out of whack man.

Out of sight,Dyno-Mite

Billy T
09-06-2004, 03:21 PM
Check your location metla, you may have got caught up in the transit of Venus and be on the other side of the Universe now without even realising it.

That could account for the invisibility of your post.;)


Billy 8-{)

09-06-2004, 03:27 PM
Try using this link: Spyware thread. (http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/thread.jsp?forum=1&thread=41858&message=220430&q=faq+%238b#220430)

09-06-2004, 03:28 PM
Sorry wrong one. Try this one: Unwanted home page. (http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/thread.jsp?forum=1&thread=21606&message=57291&q=faq+%238b#57291)

09-06-2004, 03:32 PM
try Here (http://www.winguides.com/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=brdIE&Number=112475&page=&view=&sb=&vc=1)
Here (http://www.computercops.biz/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&p=189836)

10-06-2004, 12:54 PM
Ok now read this.. thank you Metla the invisible, tommy, Johnboy et al [that means everyone Metla]
I ran the new build adaware and shore nuff it found the probs.
thank you all again the system works.