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ecgRN
07-06-2004, 12:16
I use Ad-aware, Spybot, and CW Shredder all the time with good results, but lately something else is amiss.
If I type a url in my address bar (glocktalk.com) I get routed to a site call "mssearch". The url then looks like this (http://www.ms-search.com/search.php?aid=30626&q=glocktalk.com) Anyone else have this problem? I've never seen it before and its driving me nuts.

Soujurn
07-06-2004, 13:52
Are you using Internet Explorer as your web browser?
If so, stop at once and start using Mozilla Firebird, or some other browser like Opera.

There are more exploits of IE than any other browser.

http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/

Got Glox??
07-06-2004, 14:08
Do you have HijackThis???

http://www.download.com/3000-8022-10227352.html?tag=lst-0-5

If you don't understand what and how to use/delete unwanted entries, you can register here>> http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php and get specific answers. If you do end up registering on the forums, please read the terms for what to post and include in your thread, because you will not get answered if you don't have the right info.

ecgRN
07-06-2004, 23:31
Mozilla...why didn't I try this before? Very cool...thanks.

physicsdevil
07-07-2004, 00:17
Assuming that you're using Win2k or XP, you might want to check your local hosts file for strange entries:

%systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts