Google

  Jocat 20:43 11 Apr 05
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PLease can anyone help with my problem.

I regularly use Google to search and today when I tried to use it all I get is advertising for unsuitable websites whatever I put in as a search, also I cannot use my google toolbar, or eany of the other links like images advanced searches etc. I have run ad aware and spybot which has thrown up a few things.

Any suggestinos greatfully received as I am desperate for some searches and really like google.

Many Thanks

  Diodorus Siculus 21:10 11 Apr 05

Spyware ok:
click here
cws
click here

  VoG II 21:11 11 Apr 05

If you have Windows XP 0r 2000 look for this file


C:\windows\system32\drivers\hosts

In earlier versions of Windows it would be

C:\windows\hosts

It does not have a file extension like .txt, .doc ans so on.

If you have this file, rename it (to hosts.old or whatever you like) then restart your PC.

If that does not work try CWShredder click here

  VoG II 21:12 11 Apr 05

If you have Windows XP 0r 2000 look for this file

C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

  Jocat 21:44 11 Apr 05

Thanks for all your help guys, but the problems still seem to be there after trying all this. Am at my wits end here.

Thanks

Jocat

  Jocat 21:58 11 Apr 05

Sorry for the previous post but I didnt see your second one VoG thsi worked great. OUt of interest could you please tell me what caused this for future reference.

Many thanks

Jocat

  VoG II 22:05 11 Apr 05

You were being redirected. Have a read of this click here

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