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By quatrain ·
i have got the about blank virus,and have tried a number of solutions,i have purchased norton anti v, to no avail,please help,if possible detailed step by step of a definite solution

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by BFilmFan In reply to about blank

Remove the blank virus from a Windows 2000 system.

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by BFilmFan In reply to

Sorry I forgot the link:

http://www.akadia.com/services/about_blank_virus.html

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by willcomp In reply to about blank

Before trying the registry edit/file deletion method suggested above, download, install, update and run Ad-Aware SE. It is available at download.com.

I have seen different malware that sets home page to about.blank. Ad-Aware will remove some. If it doesn't, then try remedy above.

I recommend you use Ad-Aware SE and Spybot S&amp regularly in any case. Both are available at download.com.

Dalton

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by dmiles In reply to about blank

R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {0428FFC7-1931-45b7-95CB-3CBB919777E1} - (no file)
R3 - URLSearchHook: (no name) - {00D6A7E7-4A97-456f-848A-3B75BF7554D7} - (no file)
O1 - Hosts: 213.159.117.235 auto.search.msn.com
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {00000EF1-0786-4633-87C6-1AA7A44296DA} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: NavErrRedir Class - {00D6A7E7-4A97-456f-848A-3B75BF7554D7} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: NavErrRedir Class - {0428FFC7-1931-45b7-95CB-3CBB919777E1} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: myBar BHO - {0494D0D1-F8E0-41ad-92A3-14154ECE70AC} - C:\Program Files\MyWay\myBar\1.bin\MYBAR.DLL
O3 - Toolbar: (no name) - {F14E6220-14C1-48FB-9A42-39636CEC9B35} - (no file)
O3 - Toolbar: &SearchBar - {0494D0D9-F8E0-41ad-92A3-14154ECE70AC} - C:\Program Files\MyWay\myBar\1.bin\MYBAR.DLL
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CMESys] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\CMEII\CMESys.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SysUpd] C:\WINDOWS\sysupd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [New.net Startup] rundll32 C:\PROGRA~1\NEWDOT~1\NEWDOT~1.DLL,NewDotNetStartup
O4 - Startup: PowerReg Scheduler V3.exe
O4 - Global Startup: GStartup.lnk = C:\Program Files\Common Files\GMT\GMT.exe
Delete these folders:
C:\Program Files\MyWay
C:\Program Files\Common Files\CMEII
C:\Program Files\Common Files\GMT

Delete this file:
C:\WINDOWS\sysupd.exe
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Boot back to regular Windows.


That doesn't look like a complete log. Please run Hijackthis again and post a new one.


We need some information too please.

Go to start>Run and type regedit. Press enter.

Navigate to:
Open the registry and navigate here:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows
Highlight Windows in the left pane.

Look in the right pane for this value:
AppInit_Dlls

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by dmiles In reply to

Try running Norton's again,this time disable System Restore before starting

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by glyall In reply to about blank

do a search on google for "about:blank"
I found about 274,000 hits.
some sites say that they will scan your free for free. some programs do cost

After you get it cleaned install Ad_Aware, Spy-Bots and update date them weekly , also your virus checker. Also install ZoneAlarm
they will get most of the malware
new ones are coming out daily.
no one program can can fo it alone.

good luck

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by bemcculloch In reply to about blank

The only program I have found works is AdwareAway see: http://www.AdwareAway.com

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