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Old 12-31-03, 08:01 PM
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homepage problem, please help!

my homepage keeps resetting itself to this:
res://mshp.dll/index.html#10213

i can't make it stop...
everytime i go change it back to Google, it resets itself again.

i have run ad-aware twice and norton is completely up to date. any possible solutions?
Old 12-31-03, 08:21 PM
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assuming you don't have win95 or 2000 run msconfig and then search google for each of the exe files listed in the startup tab
can also check here for info on some of the files you might see listed
http://www.answersthatwork.com/Taskl...s/tasklist.htm
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We've had several threads on homepage hijacking software. Do a search. Maybe one of those tips will help you.

You might download SpyBot and run it too.

Both it and AdAware look for telltale signatures, so until they can detect the specific software they won't do much good.

You might also Google on the word "hijack" and whatever homepage you get hijacked to. There are some forums that specialize in this stuff.
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thanks to both of you for your help! Mr. Hunt, i have XP Pro, and did check start up, on your suggestion, but didn't have any luck there, but i appreciate the info. Mr. Dude, your advice on just running a search and seeing what we came up with worked great...turns out it was a "Cool Web Search" hijack. downloaded CWShredder, and it took care of the problem like a champ.

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