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LucifeL
 
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Post Posted October 30th, 2008, 1:16 pm

:( Guys,
i have been having this problem since yesterday, my firefox(3.0.3) opens a new browser window automatically very now and then. Frequency is from 10 - 15 mions to 30 mins. The new window shows www.google.co.in as the web page.. which is not my actual home page. i am worried big time...did a sweep with webroot spy sweeper. it is still happening. :cry:

LucifeL
 
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Post Posted October 30th, 2008, 1:18 pm

oh how could i forget this .!!! this new browser window dose not have a title bar... so i close t b going to the task bar and rightclicking and selecting "close".

PS- ok it opened again this time it showed this link "
http69.31.86.68/click/1022762-63361067237879-782859047_ci481483564
ok i think it must be some malware or ad ware or spyware...
Last edited by LoudNoise on October 30th, 2008, 2:04 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Broke link

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Post Posted October 30th, 2008, 2:05 pm

Broke the link to the possible malware.

Daifne's list of malware removers:

See my post below for an updated list.
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LucifeL
 
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Post Posted November 1st, 2008, 5:46 am

Thanks a lot LoudNoise... ... downloaded and scanned with all the apps u recommended except spybot
worked like a charm...

inthe mean time i came across comodo firewall.. its awwsome .. lovin it..
once again thanks a lot

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Post Posted December 30th, 2008, 5:05 pm

same problem with me, so is it malware? i used spyware doctor and malwarebytes, still the same issue...

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Post Posted December 30th, 2008, 6:08 pm

LoudNoise wrote:Daifne's list of malware removers:

Daifne wrote:. . .
If these don't find it or can't clear it, post in one of these forums for specialized malware removal help:
http://castlecops.com/
. . .

Just for the record, Castle Cops closed down.

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Post Posted December 30th, 2008, 7:29 pm

Yep. This post was from October. spywareinfo.com has also changed to http://www.spywareinfoforum.com/ . Avoid spywareinfo.com like the plague it has become.

The new list:
Daifne's list of Malware removers/suggestions

Daifne wrote:
Install and run these programs.
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
SuperAntispyware
AdAware
Spybot Search & Destroy

If these don't find it or can't clear it, post in one of these forums for specialized malware removal help:
http://www.spywarewarrior.com/index.php
http://forum.aumha.org/
http://www.spywareinfoforum.com/
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