IE "Hijacked" by JetSeeker

Posted on 2003-12-11
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Last Modified: 2013-12-04
When I use IE, after a while I see a page over all the screen shwoing various search ioptions, and with the writing "Powered by Jetseeker" at the bottom.
How can I get rid of it?

I am running Windows-XP.
Question by:avibn
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This little didy will get rid of some of the more well known Home page Hijackers.

Hijack This and BHODemon and Browser Hijack Blaster

Hijack This http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/hijackthis.zip | Written by a member of our support forums and based on our Hijacked! article, this program scans the locations in your computer system that may be modified by browser hijackers and fixes any problems found. An easy-to-understand tutorial is available at TomCoyote.org.

BHODemon http://www.spywareinfo.com/downloads/bhod/ | Think of BHODemon as a guardian for your Internet browser: it protects you from unknown Browser Helper Objects (BHOs), by letting you enable/disable them individually. This program is my choice for BHO detection and is highly recommended.

Browser Hijack Blaster http://www.wilderssecurity.net/bhblaster.html | Running silently in the background, Browser Hijack Blaster only springs into action when an attempt is made. It watches and protects the following items: IE Homepage, IE Default Page, IE Search Page, BHOs. Whenver one of the above items is changed, or a BHO is added, you are immediately provided with information on the item, along with the option to keep the change, or revert to your previous settings.

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Dear avibn,

Use the HIjackthis software given in CO's comment and post us the log file . We would be able to assist you better

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Powered by Jetseeker


CWS is a trojan that hijacks Internet Explorer start and search settings to one of several different web sites (see below).
Removal Instructions

Merijn, author of HijackThis and StartupList, has created CWShredder specifically to remove this parasite. Please make certain that all browser and folder windows are closed before using CWShredder. If any symptom of the problem remains afterward, then follow these directions below.


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the gpo overrides what in ie

start run - gpedit.msc

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