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i seem to have some kind of virus,not sure exactly what though.
i have tried almost every virus scanner, cleaner, etc.

whenever my browser is open..(any browser) i will get an internet explorer pop up..sometimes multiple.
i even tried deleting internet explorer..but the files re-appear and stay there.

idk what else to do but reformat..(im lazy, trying to avoid that)
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I have had good results using Avast antivirus (free). After installation, update & do a boot scan, delete any viruses found. Next download, update, immunize & run spybot search & destroy, fix any problems found there. Download spywareblaster & run protection. I bought a laptop that was infected pretty bad with virus's & spyware, I had use one other tool, to get a particularly nasty one removed. The three I mentioned above have done a real good job of keeping all my PC's clean. Its much easier to protect from the start than to clean after infection. I consider my PC's cleaned after infection if I can reboot & rerun all scans without any viruses or spyware found.
    
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ooh i know that one.......i think its a blaster worm or E/BomB.......you get all sorts of registry cleaner offers, vista anti-virus 2008, game downloads, penis enlargement...etc.....no antivirus finds it.....or antispyware......even trendmicro/housecall doesn't find it......my friend brought his comp over last night with that **** on it! been trying to find it in registry since.......no luck yet.......but as soon as i find it you'll be the first to know
    
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post #4 of 11
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yeah cvalley.. i said i tried all of that.. but thanks anyways

vlasov. i dont get pop-ups like that with those kinds of sites.. but they are still popups..
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post #5 of 11
try Hijackthis, its a pretty good program follow directions post in their forum thell hook you up. if you are familiar with what should be running i think the browser things are under the category BHO so look into those Good Luck
    
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Did you try scanning with Adware 2008?

Download Here: http://www.lavasoftusa.com/products/ad_aware_free.php
 
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post #7 of 11
so what, your just going to start a new thread now?? I still say format, but if you are not willing to format than all I can say is good luck.
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post #8 of 11
Try running your anti's in safe mode. That is worth a try, if it were me I'd reformat.
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post #9 of 11
yes found it......some **** labeled mywebsearch under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\ CurrentVersion.......i just deleted the whole key group.......sofar no popups......no warnings.......about an hour online.....sofar so good.....
    
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post #10 of 11
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yeah ok. what exactly did you delete in the reg edit?
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