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Discussion in 'General Software' started by DaMulta, Oct 12, 2007.

  1. DaMulta

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    Well I'm on this lady's laptop, and I can't get all of the crap off of it. I've heard of something like hijakethis?

    What has happened is that lan doesn't work, but I have gotten a wireless adaptor working.
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    Download Hijack this Here

    Also run MRT and AVG.

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    try hitman pro it runs a F@&! ton of anti spyware programs in sucession if that dont fix it then all that can be done is make backups of data scan them with a good anti virus then reformat

    ive had hitman pro fix a seemingly imposable case of spyware at one point spybot detected over 22k problems on a friends pc i dont seem to have any problems with virus's or spyware just dont dl/click on shit that seems shady and pay attention to installs to make sure they don install additional software which has to be stated in the license agreement
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    I Recomend Spybot Search & Destroy, Ad-Aware Personal SE/2007 & Windows Defender. Never Harm In Installing All Three of'em. Though Only Windows Defender Comes With On Access Scanner.

    Install These Softwares & Update Them On 1st Priority, Check With Spybot Search & Destroy, Windows Defender & Ad-Aware Respectively. Follow The Instructions To Fix Any Problems That Has Been Detected, Close All Programs & Restart Your PC. Now Run Spybot Search & Destroy & Run Immunize Function To Make Sure Your System Stay Safe From Future Problems.

    You Could Try Advanced WindowsCare 2, It's a Freeware(Just Like 3 Above) & It Has More Functions Than Just Anti-Spyware To Keep Your System Going In Good Shape. Don't Forget To Install Good Anti-Virus Like Avira AntiVir Personal, Avast! Home Edition OR AVG Free. They Does Job That Even Paid AV Does, So Try Them Too. Please Install Only One AV. Good Luck.
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    I got the lan working again with hijackthis!!!!

    Thanks now I'm going to run AVG and AD-Aware to finish it up.
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    Just a single scan from one software won't be enough in infected system, I'd recommend Spybot Search & Destroy full scan. Also get Windows Defender to protect you from the moment you install.

    It's been seen before, One AntiSpyware detection results aren't satisfactory acording to other one :wtf:. Infection detected by Ad-Aware & Spybot Search & Destry can be diffrent from each other too :shadedshu, one detects more than the other one. So It's Highly recomended that you should use more than one AntiSpyware engines :cool:. Though One must activate ONLY single On-Access scanner, Say Windows Defender :).
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    also install avg rootkit to be sure there are no hidden installers and the such!
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    This was a Myspace PC. I hate Myspace PCs they are the worst about getting this crap.

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