IE 'search' bars

  ajar 17:14 29 Jul 04
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Two new 'search' bars have appeared on my IE opening page. They are: HotSearchBar.com Bar and iSearch Toolbar. I don't want them, but no matter what I try I cannot get rid of them. Please help.

PS un-ticking them under 'view' 'toolbars' does not work because they keep coming back.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:45 29 Jul 04

Perform the following:


Disable System Restore

Perform an online virus scan. Antivirus on line checks:-
Panda click here
Trend Online Check click here


Download, update, and run these tools:
Spybot S&D click here
Adaware click here
CW Shredder click here
Repeat as necessary until clean.

To protect against reinfection, download and use these:
Spywareblaster click here
Javacool's SpywareGuard
Malware-blocking HOSTS file click here
Optionally Reenable System Restore

If you still experience problems after doing these steps, download HijackThis click here post a log to this forum.

  sidecar sid 18:18 29 Jul 04

Useful info

HotSearchBar.com


click here

isearch

click here

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