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This questionn is similar to the PAQ.  Although, with two added adware and/or spyware programs.  

I have www.ads234.com, PC Weasel and a program? called BDE on the system.  I have used Hijackthis, Spybot, Adaware and other adware and spyware to remove these but ads234.com keeps popping up because none of these applications scan this particular adware threat and PCWeasel and BDE are neither detected by these programs.  How do I get rid of these programs when they are not detected by these programs?  

Thank you.  
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 500 total points
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Hello webdziner =)

www.ads234.com is a variant of MidAddle, so check here for its Removal >> http://www.pestpatrol.com/pestinfo/m/midaddle.asp
PC Weasel Removal >> http://www.pestpatrol.com/pestinfo/p/pc_weasel.asp
BDE Removal >> http://sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/adware.bde.html

Also dont forget to use the Latest AdawareSE edition >> http://www.spychecker.com/program/adaware.html
and run it after updating it, and whenever u run the spyware removal tools, run them in Safemode !!
U can Also follow these instruction to get rid of the Temp files from ur system !!

1. Restart ur machine in safemode and Login as Administrator
2. Run the AntiVirus tool and delete all viruses it found
3. Run the Spyware Removal tools and delete everything they detect
4. Then goto My Computer>Tools>Folder Options>View and turn on the feature of Show Hidden Files
5. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Local Settings\Temp and delete all files present here
6. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files, and delete the folder of ContentIE
7. Goto C:\Documents and Settings\ur usernmae\Cookies, and delete all cookies present here.
8. Goto C:\Windows\Temp and delete all files present here
9. Reboot back in Normal Mode and check if problems are gone or not

!! GOOD LUCK !!
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by:4ceReconSniper
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use spybot 1.3 but before that update it first it solve that problem in my freinds machine
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This is the BEST topic about adware, spyware, etc. in EE:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Browser_Issues/Q_20975384.html

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