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310 views

Unable to change browser's default home page

After installing Qvod player, my IE homepage was set to: http://www.hao123.com/?tn=97473572_hao_pg I tried to set the home page via IE settings, however it changed back to http://www.hao123.com ...
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0answers
56 views

Internet Explorer runs whenever I run an exe file

I'm using Windows 7. Whenever I try to run an .exe file, Internet Explorer runs with it. How can I fix this? P.S. .exe files are working fine, but IE runs with them automatically.
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111 views

Remove Delta Search from IE / Chrome

After downloading a python eclipse add-on, I was attacked with the delta-search virus. I tried removing the Delta Search entries using Control Panel as well as the Yantoo entry as suggested by this ...
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2answers
177 views

How can I harden my system against an infected website? [closed]

Let’s say that I have to go to a website, and I am 99% sure that it will attempt to put a virus on my computer somehow. What settings can I change in my browser, OS, etc. to make sure that I will be ...
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2answers
487 views

Can't open Control Panel or IE

I have a XP computer where when ever I try to open Control Panel nothing happens, nothing flashes on the screen. Same thing with Internet Explorer. I've scanned the computer with Malwarebytes and ...
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2answers
6k views

How to manually edit the search providers in Windows Internet Explorer 9

On a Windows 7 system, the search provider has been hijacked, and keeps prompting us to change it when Internet Explorer 9 starts up. It brings up the Manage Add ons dialogue, and we can click on any ...
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366 views

How to kill IE 9 process with malware prompt?

Occasionally I'll stumble upon a website that pops up one of those annoying dialogs. [Using IE 9 with block popups (medium) configured] As long as the dialog is open I can't navigate away from the ...
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289 views

Malware choking and redirecting Internet Explorer, found but unable to delete virus

Somehow I have some malware that my virus protection will find but will not let me delete. Spybot says I have global hosts and will find them but will not let me do anything with them. It is ...
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1answer
304 views

How did I become Infected with AV Security Suite?

Today, I was infected with the "AV Security Suite" malware. I believe it was this evening after viewing some links on digg.com (news aggregation site) using internet explorer. On one particular ...
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7answers
199 views

Browser keeps being really rude to me today

I've had this problem only once before, years ago. I bought a new computer the other day and last night I visited a website which Google Chrome suspected was an insecure site. So I proceeded to view ...