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Home page overtaken by anknow website

By nitobd ·
Everytime I connect to the internet my home page has been over taked by this address I do change my home page with a different on like google by going to the tools then internet option, but everytime I disconnect and connect back to the internet this webpage comes back again. I have already scanned my all computer for virus but nothing was detected.
Can someone tell me what is causing this? I will appriciate.


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by dmiles In reply to Home page overtaken by an ...

LavaSoft -
I highly recommend installing this even if you haven't been hijacked as allowing it to scan will tell you if there is any suspicious software hiding on your PC. LavaSoft updates the Ad-Aware software frequently to keep up with those aggravating and sneaky marketing companies.

A great site loaded with info and also a program that removes parasiteware, scumware, thiefware, etc. -
Information regarding scumware and how to get rid of it

StopScum -
This site covers various scumware and helps put you in control by helping you take a stand against it and other theftware. Help stop it.

Cre8pc -

Thiefware -
"Dot.coms are looking for other revenue streams due to revenue slumps. The banner ad market isn't nearly as lucrative as it once was. One answer to this is to use the content and real estate of other sites to sell ad space. While this is not a new concept in itself, the way it is being done is new and believes some of the methods used are unethical or disagreeable."

Parasiteware -
Information on scumware, parasiteware and more
"ParasiteWare? is software that you download, knowingly or not as it may come bundled with other applications or as deceptive downloads and consists of 'adware' which is unwanted advertising via pop-up, slider, pop-under or add links to sites for which the original owner does not get paid for and hijacks the affiliate link on their sites ... their sole purpose is to worm their way onto your computer and assault you with advertising all day!"

Spyware -
"Spyware is published as 'freeware' or as 'adware', but the fact that an analysis and tracking program (which reports your activities to the advertising providers' web site for storage and analysis, the 'spyware'

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by Scherko In reply to Home page overtaken by an ...

If none of those work, try the best and simplest. Got DOWNLOAD.COM and get "hijackthis" and also look for "CWShredder",


these always get the crap off. If theirs didnt work, let me know if these do.

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by wlbowers In reply to Home page overtaken by an ...

Turn off system restore if it is used in your os.

Download, update, and run the following.

Your Antivirus Software



Look for the file name in English CWShredder.exe

Hijack This:

Hijack This is useful in that it shows what is currently loading on startup. You must know what is good and what is bad. Once you check it and fix it is gone. So be sure.

Run Your Antivirus again

I have had to boot into safe mode and run these.

Good Luck Lee

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