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By kristi ·
When I start my system and open the internet a porn site comes up. I have changed my default many times and it always changes back. It also loads a bunch of porn sites into my favorites, which I again delete and they come back every start up. I have run out of ideas, any suggestions?

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by CG IT In reply to start up

Try ad aware or spybot search and destroy to get rid of those pesky bot programs.

here's a link for Ad Aware : http://www.lavasoft.com/

and here's a link for spybot: http://spybot-spyware.com/

Also make sure your computer has up-to-date security patches and hotfixes. For Windows systems visit Windows Update

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by jschein In reply to start up

You have SPYWARE / MALWARE:

Goto WWW.LAVASOFTUSA.COM

Download adaware, install it, update it, run it, remove bad files, reboot pc, set home page to msn.com or whatever. Run it again to ensure all is clean.

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by wlbowers In reply to start up

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

Download, update, and run the following.

Spybot:
http://tinyurl.com/ziar

Ad-Aware:
http://tinyurl.com/tek5

CWshredder:
http://tinyurl.com/2bzef
or
http://tinyurl.com/2k642
Look for the file in english CWShredder.exe

Hijack This:
http://mjc1.com/mirror/hjt/

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

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

Good Luck Lee

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