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Hijacked and spywarequake

I have a hijacker that spybot, ad-aware and norton cannot find. it has a little icon that is in my system tray, and it changes from a circle with a slash, to a green thing. it also has a popup window that takes me to spywarequake homepage, which is on my block list. I also have had my home page changed to http://www.systemuptodate.net/

any thought on this?
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cwcoldiron
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cwcoldiron
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prashsaxCommented:
have you tried restoring your computer to any previous restore point.(When you did not had this spyware installed.)

Run your pc in safe mode and try and restore it.
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JoeCommented:
Have you tried Windows Defender? It might be able to pick this up for you.

http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx

Joe
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GUEENCommented:
This is really bad malware:
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/spywarequake.html

This is one of the better instructions for cleanup:
Instructions on removal are outstanding and I can't beat this site when it comes to spywarequake removal
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic47826.html

If you are unable to resolve these problems your best bet is to call a local computer professional -
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r-kCommented:
Try the instructions at this link:

 http://www.lavasoftsupport.com/index.php?showtopic=532&pid=2091&st=0&#entry2091

(this link as posted by blue-zee at this page:

 http://www.experts-exchange.com/Security/Win_Security/Q_21868024.html

 you may want to monitor that thread since the problem is very similar).


 
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