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Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Any help? I am going to leave this one open for now. How to start your computer in safe mode Because XP will not always show you hidden files and folders by default, Go to Start > Search and under "More advanced search http://bgmediaworld.com/about-blank/about-blank-home-search-assistant.php

Found 2 lots of HomeOldsp = about:blank, but no sp.html. Would be eternally grateful for any help in killing these damn adwares once and for all. Ran CWShredder - this found NOTHING. In fact, apps such as Search Assistant provide no real value for regular users. http://www.spywareinfoforum.com/topic/35718-about-blank-homepage-and-search-assistant/

Double click on the batch to run it. In the preferences window select Search tab and make sure that your preferred Internet search engine is selected. Please don't forget to post back and let us know how everything is going.Good Luck ScHwErV Edited by ScHwErV, 03 December 2004 - 01:06 PM. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP!

Finally go to Control Panel > Internet Options. Fixed this. Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, in the opened menu, click the Open Help Menu icon, Select Troubleshooting Information. ThanxLogfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 7:10:02 PM, on 12/1/2004Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\StyleXPService.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Norton

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Ran Adaware (already installed) with latest definitions. Ran Hijack This and got.......... Reboot your computer again.Once you reboot, re-run HiJackThis! Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

I've also used hijackthis and got the log for my problem, which I will post below. http://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=19142.10;wap2 Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. No, create an account now. Many users rush and skip this section, thereby exposing their systems to risk of various infections.

Open the Temp folder and go to Edit > Select All then Edit > Delete to delete the entire contents of the Temp folder. http://bgmediaworld.com/about-blank/about-blank-please-help.php Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. This will end the constant reinstall of about:Blank. ---------------------- You run Home and so you will restart into Safe mode. Copyright © 2007-2016 PCrisk.com.

Looked in all temp folders and Temp Internet Download folders - found 3 lots of sp.html which I deleted along with rest of files/cookies/history etc. Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7 Scan saved at 17:00:03, on 22/06/2004 Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe but they don't do the whole thing and it comes right back. http://bgmediaworld.com/about-blank/about-blank-home-search-hijack.php Follow me on Google+ to stay informed about the latest online security threats.

Optional method: Computer users who have problems with searchassistant.co removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings. Ad-aware showed it as 'Possible Browser Hijack attempt. Stay logged in Sign up now!

Fake Internet search engines promoted by browser-hijacking apps can generate results leading to malicious sites.

Attached Files Addition_23-01-2017 15.07.42.txt 28.26KB 1 downloads FRST_23-01-2017 15.07.42.txt 205.66KB 1 downloads Back to top Back to Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs 4 user(s) are reading this topic 1 http://www.adwareaway.com/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 5 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions But I found that if I put it in the 'ignore' section, it solved the problem. Furthermore, it causes unwanted browser redirects and gathers various user/system data.

Internet Explorer Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Safari Remove malicious extensions from Safari: Make sure your Safari browser is active and click Safari menu, then select Preferences... Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Website promoting Search Assistant browser hijacker: Quick menu: Quick solution to remove Search Assistant What is searchassistant.co? weblink Ran APM - no llof.dll, nor fcach.dll listed!!

Using reference-file :01R324 22.06.2004 ______________________________________________________ Ad-aware Settings ========================= Set : Activate in-depth scan (Recommended) Set : Safe mode (always request confirmation) Set : Scan active processes Set : Scan registry Set Ran Hijack This again - fixed another problem. Optional method: Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. I am in the process of reviewing your post.

Press the fix button to clean. and post a new log as well as the log from the Symantec Removal Tool and we will continue the rest of the removal process.After you reboot, please run an on-line A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Close all browser windows,UnZip the file, click on the cwshredder.exe then click "Fix" (Not "Scan only") and let it do it's thing.

Remove Search Assistant browser hijacker from Google Chrome. cybertech, Jun 21, 2004 #7 tumbaparrot Thread Starter Joined: Jun 14, 2004 Messages: 21 Thanks for the help so far... Canada Local time:03:11 PM Posted Yesterday, 09:54 AM Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you