possible virus/porn spyware

  Garthyy 18:46 04 Aug 06
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hi, my mate, honest, has had his homeage hijacked to a porn site which I cannot change to a decent web page. Everytime I change it under options it changes back - I try downloading spybot but always the files are corrupt. Any ideas and can I get an onlinne spyware scan that will remove spyware?
He is running mcafee but cannot see virus def update button - he lives 30+miles away so it is done by phone, not easy when it is his first computer.

  VoG II 18:49 04 Aug 06

On-line scans:

BitDefender Free Online Virus Scan
click here
Make sure you tick AutoClean under Scan Options.

Panda ActiveScan
click here
Make sure you tick Disinfect automatically under Scan Options.

Housecall at TrendMicro
click here
Make sure you tick Auto Clean.

eTrust Antivirus Web Scanner
click here


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Try Ewido

BitDefender Free Online Virus Scan
click here
Make sure you tick AutoClean under Scan Options.

Panda ActiveScan
click here
Make sure you tick Disinfect automatically under Scan Options.

Housecall at TrendMicro
click here
Make sure you tick Auto Clean.

eTrust Antivirus Web Scanner
click here

  VoG II 18:50 04 Aug 06

Ewido:

Download Ewido Anti-Malware trial version click here

After it's downloaded and installed, it should automatically update itself; however, if

it doesn't, you should do it manually. It should be set up like this...
Close ALL open Windows / Programs / Folders. Start Ewido and run a full scan.

Click on Scanner

Click on the Settings tab.

Under How to act?
Click on Recommended Action and choose Quarantine from the popup menu.

Under How to scan?
All checkboxes should be ticked.

Under Possibly unwanted software:
All checkboxes should be ticked.

Under Reports:
Select Automatically generate report after every scan and uncheck Only if threats were

found.

Under What to scan?
Select Scan every file.

Click on the Scan tab.

Click on Complete System Scan to start the scan process.

Let the program scan the machine.

When the scan has finished:

Make sure that Set all elements to: shows Quarantine, if not click on the link and

choose Quarantine from the popup menu.

At the bottom of the window click on the Apply all Actions button.

Right-click the Ewido Tray Icon and select Exit. Confirm by clicking Yes.

  Garthyy 18:52 04 Aug 06

cheers vog, I'll give it a go

  Curio 18:55 04 Aug 06

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  Garthyy 19:13 04 Aug 06

say again Curio - all I had was a dot.

  spuds 22:27 04 Aug 06

Curio possibly bumped the thread or bookmarked for further reference ;o)

  Curio 15:39 05 Aug 06

Well Spotted! :>)

  Garthyy 12:04 08 Aug 06

thanks all.

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