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Jase1
15-07-2004, 06:31 PM
Hi guys

I just found out that my homepage has been changed. Not one of those changes where a visit to the registry could fix it. Though I have went through the registry to reset the homepage and search pages etc, though everything that I do to it, everything get reset back to what it was. I've found this html file in my TEMP folder called 'SP.html' That is what my homepage is leading to. But for some reason in the Internet Properties the homepage is set to 'about:blank', but it actual leads me to the SP.html page in my TEMP folder. If I set it to default, which is www.msn.com it resets itself back to 'about:blank' after I close it. Also if I delete that SP.html file it comes back again after I close the folder >_<

I've tried Stinger, HijackThis, Ad-aware (updated), Spybot 1.3 (updated), Norton AV 2004 Pro (updated) and Norton System Work 2004 (updated). None of the programs could fix or detect this problem.

So is there any way that I fix this problem. The thing about this, is that I dont know where I've been that changed my homepage like this. All the site that I went to are all popular like Download.com or gameplanet.co.nz etc

Any suggestions would be really great cause this thing has slowled my whole PC performance >_< , because of this Explorer has gone a bit unstable which make this a whole lot more annoying.

Thanks guys

tommy
15-07-2004, 07:50 PM
Is there any reason why you cannot delete the contents of your Temp folder? It would also be a good idea to delete your temporary internet files, history, etc. in Internet Explorer.

tweak\'e
15-07-2004, 08:05 PM
there seams to be a bit on google about this but it will take me all night to look through it all.

see if this (http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4289.html) or this (http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4286.html) is relevent.

or give cwshredder (http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4086.html) a run.

Jase1
15-07-2004, 08:19 PM
My temp folder and temporary internet folder have been cleaned out. Thought that 'SP.html' file seem to come back every time I close the folder. It just keep coming back.

Thanks Tweak'e though what keywords did you use for the search?

Thanks

tweak\'e
15-07-2004, 08:58 PM
do a search for "SP.html" if none of those progs help. lets us know how you get on. some of those spyware/malware can be hard to get rid of.

Jase1
15-07-2004, 11:04 PM
:D

For a moment there I thought I had to reformat or do something serious to get rid of this prog/file. But now it is all good ^^

I downloaded About:Buster 1.30 (http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4289.html) but couldnt do anything what the instruction said, though the prog did work and fixed the thing in Safe Mode though once I returned to the normal Window and launch my IE everything was reset >_<.

Luckily I downloaded both progs. CWShredder 1.59.1 (http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4086.html) did the job perfectly, the SP.html file didnt come everything was set back to it default setting. Though everything was set to google.com...why is that? But that doesnt matter ^^ I can always set it back to its actual default.


Thanks a lot tweak'e :D