BHO problems

  MIKE 17:52 31 Dec 04
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After downloading various programmes including smilies. I was told by spywareblaster the downloading files had BHO's and would try to alter my IE, I canncelled the download. I suppose my questions are what is or are BHO's and are they dangerous. Do most programmes now have these DHO's

  Mikè 17:58 31 Dec 04

click here no more dangerous than any spyware, just that they track your browsing session.

  Mikè 17:59 31 Dec 04

Any other mike's ?

  ACOLYTE 18:02 31 Dec 04

I would say you mean the smileys for OE and MSN,and BHO's can alter your start page add tool bars and track your surfing habbits,are you using xp sp2? i ask because if you were it would have alerted you and probably not allowed the dload.

  VCR97 19:23 31 Dec 04

BHODemon click here

  MIKE 20:24 31 Dec 04

Thanks guys for all your help, sorry for not replying earlier watching my fix of corry rubs nose in shame. Yes Mikè it appears we are not a dieing breed. Again many thanks ACOLYTE, Keith S and Mikè for your help.

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