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A programe called PerfectNav redirects my start page in Internet explorer to a website called Coolsearch.biz.
I tried to delete PerfectNav from my Windows 2000 registrary and when I change the start page value/data in CURRENT_USER in the key internet explorer to my start page which is optusnet.com.au the data returns back to Coolsearch.biz.  Please let me know how can I get rid of or delete the programe that redirects my start page.

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Question by:Johnkobb
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by:sunray_2003
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Hi Johnkobb,

Check this for perfectnav  : http://www.kephyr.com/spywarescanner/library/perfectnav/index.phtml


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Try these if you have not done yet

Use spybot ,ad-ware ,CWshredder and post the log from Hijackthis here

After installing them, First Update them and then run

Spyware/Adware removal tools:
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What is spyware : http://www.spychecker.com/spyware.html

SpyBot-S&D : http://www.safer-networking.org/

Ad-aware : http://www.webattack.com/download/dladaware.shtml 

CWShredder: http://www.softpedia.com/public/cat/10/17/10-17-150.shtml

HijackThis : http://www.spychecker.com/program/hijackthis.html 

SpywareBlaster  :http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

SpywareGuard :http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareguard.html

SpySites  :http://www.spychecker.com/program/spysites.html

Keylogger Hunter :http://www.styopkin.com/keylogger_hunter.html

BHODemon : http://www.spywareinfo.com/downloads/bhod/

Browser Hijack Blaster : http://www.wilderssecurity.net/bhblaster.html

Other spyware removal instructions:

http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/cwschronicles.html
http://www.pchell.com/support/click2findnow.shtml
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by:Johnkobb
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Hi Sunray,
Thank you for your advice.
I tried almost all of your sugested tools and finally the CWshredder worked.
It is a very good tool/software for the problem that I had.
Thanks again for your help.
Excellent work.
Rgards,
John
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