Protection Bar?

  enviro 20:46 15 Feb 07

Went onto the Internet today and this SpyDawn software had embedded itself onto the task bar.
The icon was flashing constantly and when you clicked on it, it loaded up on its website 3/4 times over.
The Norton scan kept aborting but the Windows Defender found a trojan - zlob. Eventually I think I got rid of it, its not on the task bar or in the programs. But on Internet Explorer on the Yahoo tool bar is a protection bar that links to click here.
How do I get rid of it?

  skidzy 20:58 15 Feb 07

Check in add and remove programs and remove

  enviro 22:30 15 Feb 07

I did that to get rid of the SpyDawn software. The problem now is on the Yahoo tool bar, when you right mouse click on the tool bar this Protection Bar is on the same list as Menu bar, Links, Status bar etc. It is ticked and will not un-tick.
It has 4 different links all for
I'm using the antivirus that comes with Yahoo Broadband.

  birdface 09:15 16 Feb 07

Try A Squared,That might get rid of it,Or try Start, Run,Type ,msconfig,Look at start up on top right,If on there untick it,Cant remember if you can delete it from there or not.

  birdface 09:35 16 Feb 07

If you deleted the Yahoo toolbar would that get rid of it,

  Aargh 10:11 16 Feb 07


Tools>Manage Addons>Enable or Disable Addons

Untick Yahoo toolbar

  enviro 11:31 16 Feb 07

Thank You Aargh!

Unticked ProtecTion Bar, job done.

Many Thanks

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