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Internet connection defaults or jumps to this site: "Almighty Search"

What's doing this? How can stop this?

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Welcome to the Pit :mrgreen:

 

it's caused by spyware/browser hijacker

 

1st, could you post a link to your PCPitstop test results?

here's the 'howto' : http://www.pcpitstop.com/techexpress/howto1.asp

 

then download Spybot and/or AdAware,

Spybot- http://spybot.safer-networking.de/

AdAware- http://www.lavasoftusa.com/support/download/

 

install, check for updates, then scan, in Spybot, fix whatever it finds & prechecks in red for you.

 

 

if that doesn't cleanup the problem, download 'hijackthis' : http://www.tomcoyote.org/hjt/

 

unzip, run, 'scan', 'save log', then copy&paste the results back to here

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I don't see anything strange in the test results :)

 

are you still having the 'almighty search' show up after scanning with Spybot and/or Ad-Aware?

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Radio:

Spybot had 80 hits, AdAware 270.

I'm intimidated, even with the quarentine

option, to just dump 'em. Probably need to

read more of their help?

Thank you

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99.9% of the time... anything that either program finds shouldn't be there to begin with ;):mrgreen:

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