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I tried to duplicate what you did on my 98 test machine but couldn't no matter which way I tried. CWShredder v2.2 found nothing, the Symantec link you sent me to did not find anything, and Adaware, which I ran initially has still not found anything.Any other suggestions based on this I tried CW Shredder, Ad-Aware, Hijack This, Spybot...nothing worked. Ask Leo! » Viruses and Malware » Spyware Although difficult to eradicate, removing the about:blank hijacker on your home page is possible. weblink

The log will open in Notepad. but you still have the infection on your pc and it will marr performance.If you are having problems with hijackthis v1.99.0 then try v1.98.2 available click here dave h 18:47 The SYS C: command yeilded this message: "Bad command or file name." The FDISK /MBR command seemed to be successful. Your solution worked.

If you already have CWShredder, click 'Check for update' and make sure you are running version 1.99. Michael Matthew B December 29, 2004 8:04 PM I'm not having any luck with this about:blank hijacker. A quick install on my own PC (know sounding like a 1200cc harley revving) and I downloaded Adaware-Away. Beware of these so-called free fixes, they are NOT SHAREWARE or FREEWARE !!!

By the way, the reason this whole process of recovering from about:blank seems to be so dragged out in my case is that I only have occasional access to the computer. Follow Us Facebook Twitter Help Community Forum Software by IP.BoardLicensed to: What the Tech Copyright © 2003- Geeks to Go, Inc. Let me know. Here's how it works.

In Windows XP/2000, you may also want to uncheck the options for "Hide extensions for known file types" and "hide protected operating system files". Back to top #8 MrCharlie MrCharlie SuperMember Malware Team 2,946 posts Posted 29 March 2005 - 07:27 PM I'm sorry you have encountered problems during the procedure. Regards, Ian. Open Internet Explorer 6.

Reboot when done.Then click »www.lavasoftusa.com/supp ··· ownload/ to download Ad-Aware SE and install. I have now had now been four days with no about blank, so I think "adware away" has actually removed it permanently. (With some of the other programs, the hijack seemed Otherwise, just check for updates.Start Ad-aware SE, click the Start button and choose Perform Full System Scan. I've downloaded the versionn you suggested, but I shan't be able to run it until tomorrow.I'll report back then.Thanx Again dave h 10:45 14 Feb 05 Herewith the result of

Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. light_angel November 21, 2004 4:11 PM I would just like to thank Mahesh for his post of November 15, 2004 @ 01:47 PM. I did so. Click "Start", select "Perform Full System scan" and "Next" to start the scan.

Amazon Prime Shipping [OpenForum] by tcope398. have a peek at these guys Open My Computer and choose Tools, then click on Folder Options, click on the View tab and under Advanced Setting, choose Show Hidden Files and Folders, then click on OK and Ask Leo! please help if you can.......thankssssssssss Brian July 21, 2004 11:34 AM Go here http://computercops.biz/article-5199-nested-0-0.html Tom July 21, 2004 5:19 PM I had a terrible time trying to remove the "About:Blank" Hijacker.

If you don't find your answer, head out to http://askleo.com/ask to ask your question. Let's first reset the proxy list. 1. The key to the hijack is a hidden dll file that is connected to a BHO (Browser Hijack Object). http://exomatik.net/hijack-this/hijack-this-log-about-blank-etc.php When it is done, it will generate a log file called FxAgentB.log - save that information as you will need to paste it here later.

how do you use adware away to rid of this pest? So I don't know what happened or what caused it, there's nothing in my instruction, which are clear and are still used today, that would cause the problem you are having. Thanks man.

It also helps to use RegEdit and search for the same named entries and delete them in the registry (this is not absolutely necessary; just cleanup).

Unfortunately, I am not as lucky as them as the cheapest software cost a-week groceries for my family. Robert Rotoloni January 10, 2005 1:24 PM Do you want all of these parasitic problems inherent amongst windows os to go away?get a mac!Gates has the brass ring because he handed Hijack This LOG. tried everything and it isnt workn, tried to follow your steps but im stuck after the scan on what to do next.

Cluster headaches forced retirement of Tom in 2007, and the site was renamed "What the Tech". This is something which I have never done, which is why I've been pursuing every other available option. Back to top #10 MrCharlie MrCharlie SuperMember Malware Team 2,946 posts Posted 02 April 2005 - 07:03 AM As this problem has been resolved the topic will be closed. this content Regards, Ian.

Article C2100 - July 7, 2004 « » Share this article with your friends: Leo A. Everyone else makes it very complicated. http://www.mirrors.o...s1/boot98se.exe There's also a help file on that floppy with some ideas on getting the computer to boot if needed. The other file was for windows98/ME.

They have a trial version that is fully functional which allows most people to remove the About:Blank hijacker without having to purchase it. It's free. Shailendra Tokas February 10, 2005 8:52 AM about:blank problem? Getting the about:blank screen uniqs246 Share « why are... • AOL 9.0 security edition » wwdubbiajoin:2002-06-03Clinton, NY2 edits wwdubbia Member 2004-Dec-22 8:11 pm Hijack this Log....

Let me know how you make out, MrC Back to top #9 Uncle Ian Uncle Ian New Member New Member 5 posts Posted 30 March 2005 - 04:53 PM Dear MrCharlie: Messenger - {4528BBE0-4E08-11D5-AD55-00010333D0AD} - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\yhexbmes0521.dllO9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)O9 - Extra button: MoneySide - {E023F504-0C5A-4750-A1E7-A9046DEA8A21} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Money\System\mnyviewer.dllO9 - Extra button: Messenger - About:Blank Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help How did my homepage get set to About:Blank? CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Locate the remsvc.vbs file on your desktop and double-click on it to run it. That's what the forums are here for. Try What the Tech -- It's free! Navigated to the two sub-directories and simply deleted the two dll files.

When I left the building, it was still running. Getting the about:blank scThe only thing I found suspecious is..O18 - Filter: text/html - {8565AB00-4F9E-11D9-9626-44457890EC09} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MIFON.DLLO18 - Filter: text/plain - {8565AB00-4F9E-11D9-9626-44457890EC09} - C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MIFON.DLLI would use hijackthis and fix these two http://www.trojaner-info.de/cgi-bin/downlo...gi?file=sphjfix Now disconnect from the internet and close ALL open browsers (incl. Pager] C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ypager.exe -quietO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Spyware Doctor] "C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\swdoctor.exe" /QO4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DW4] "C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel FW\Desktop Weather\DesktopWeather.exe"O4 - Global Startup: EPSON Status Monitor 3 Environment Check 2.lnk