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Staff Online Now etaf Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Security & Malware Removal > Virus & Other Malware Removal > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Double-click on sidekickFix.bat Click Yes and follow the prompts, when prompted to restart the PC please do so. Here's the HiJack report...can someone help save my pc aka life? - thanks * HijackThis v1.98 * Written by Merijn - [email protected] http://www.merijn.org/files/hijackthis.zip http://www.merijn.org/index.html See bottom for version history. The program Thread Tools Search this Thread 03-09-2005, 12:12 AM #1 Iron Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2005 Posts: 17 OS: XP I did a search at yahoo

Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware. There WILL be more to do; but this is a GREAT start Things you need(all FREE) Anti-Virus (Only One of these) AVG Avast Firewall (Only One here too) Kerio(Direct Download) Zone Symptoms SurfSideKick may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Use the drop down box and clear ALL profiles this way.Back at the main Killbox screen check the box that says 'End Explorer Shell While Killing File'.

SurfSideKick automatically runs on every Windows startup. You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. Reboot and delete the folder C:\Program Files\PurityScan (if it's still there).

it keeps coming back. For your roommate, let him start with a new topic.Also read here first: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/ (the url for hijackthis is also there with the right instructions how to use it)Those steps are Restart your computer and boot into Safe Mode (if you don't know how, go to http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/foru...howtutorial=61 ). SurfSideKick along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

thanks ps. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). But, that's why I asked you to reboot and enable system restore again, so it can automatically create new systemrestore points, but starting from today, and this is a clean restorepoint. As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until the Boot Menu appears Use the arrow keys to select the Safe Mode menu item Once in Safe

Uncheck 'Scan local drives for temporary files'. If you have waited for more than 3 days, you may then and ONLY then PM me for assistance. Started by jcemom, Jun 15 2006 09:36 AM This topic is locked 6 replies to this topic #1 jcemom jcemom Member Full Member 3 posts Posted 15 June 2006 - 09:36 from months and months ago?

Go back to KillBox. You will need to update ewido to the latest definition files: On the left hand side of the main screen click update. It places a kind of 'killbits' in the registry to block bad sites. To check your computer for SurfSideKick, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

Deleting stuff like that makes me nervous incase something huge happens to my comp and i need to bring it wayyyy back. Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows About Wiki-Security Contact Wiki-Security EULA Terms of use Privacy policy Disclaimers ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: and after rebooting, enable it again, so a new systemrestorepoint will be made.

Detection Tool: >>> Download SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner <<< Notice: SpyHunter's spyware scanner is intended to quickly scan and identify spyware on your PC. Networking Help Block out going... Back to top #13 nickkucera nickkucera Topic Starter Members 52 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:12 PM Posted 08 December 2005 - 06:26 PM awesome, thanks alot, he wont be able to Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

Register now! Choose "Add/Remove Programs" and remove any of the following that are listed:PuritySCAN By OIN, OuterInfo, ANYTHING by OINNext, delete the following folders (if they exist):C:\Program Files\outlook\C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\rzqzC:\DOCUMENTS and SETTINGS\Tracey\MY DOCUMENTS\DOBE~1\ Is this a legitimate virus warning...


You don't need to have the program 'run' to protect you... AVG will now begin the scanning process. Back to top #10 miekiemoes miekiemoes Malware Killer Dog Malware Response Team 19,420 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Belgium Local time:10:12 PM Posted 08 December 2005 - 04:10 PM Hi,For Registry Cleaning, http://cleanup.stevengould.org/ (Alternate Link if main link don't work - http://www.greyknight17.com/spy/CleanUp.exe ) and install it.

Install a good anti-spyware software When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example SurfSideKick, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Changes will be carried out by Adware:Win32/SurfSideKick by adding add-on, extension, or plug-in. Select the "Save report as" button in the lower lef- hand of the screen and save it to a text file on your system (make sure to remember where you saved Join our site today to ask your question.

Download CleanUp! Now save the report .txt file to your desktop. No, create an account now. if not run a boot time scan and that will allow you to.good luck Logged sys- p4 3.0D , 1024mb ddram ;arsenal :Avast IS 5.0 pro / Firefox / adblock /noscript