virus, I think



milky
07-10-2005, 12:11 AM
Even when I delete the program ,Vroomsearch, it still comes on as my home
page in INTERNET EXPLORER 6, it doesn't happen in Mozilla. Also in ie 6 there
are many times when I try to go to a link in a web page it will only go to
vroomsearch. Anybody know how to remove this program for good?

TaurArian
07-10-2005, 12:11 AM
Information about malware:
http://arstechnica.com/articles/paedia/malware.ars

The below links assist you in checking your system for parasites:-
http://aumha.org/a/noads.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/parasite.htm
Please note that some malware may kill the internet connection when it is removed,
the program on the link below will enable you to regain the internet connection.
http://www.cexx.org/lspfix.htm

Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by third-party software
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;827315

http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/default.mspx
Fight Spyware – articles by Microsoft

Spyware Programs links:-
www.lavasoftusa.com Ad-Aware
www.security.kolla.de Spybot

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

Dealing with Unwanted Spyware, Parasites, Toolbars and Search Engines
http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm

Home Page Setting Changes Unexpectedly, or You Cannot Change Your Home Page Setting
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=320159

Downloadable McAfee AVERT Stinger:
Stinger: http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/
stand-alone utility used to detect and remove specific viruses. It is not a
substitute for full anti-virus protection, but rather a tool to assist
administrators and users when dealing with an infected system. Stinger utilizes
next generation scan engine technology, including process scanning, digitally
signed DAT files, and scan performance optimizations.

Perhaps an online security/virus check
Symantec
http://security.norton.com/sscv6/default.asp?langid=ie&venid=sym
Trend Micro House Call:
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
Panda ActiveScan;
http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm
McAfee FreeScan:
http://us.mcafee.com/root/mfs/default.asp
Kaspersky Labs On-line Virus Checker:
http://www.kaspersky.com/remoteviruschk.html
BitDefender Online Scan:
http://www.bitdefender.com/scan/licence.php

Free anti virus programs
http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_dwnl7.php
http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html

milky wrote:
> Even when I delete the program ,Vroomsearch, it still comes on as my
> home page in INTERNET EXPLORER 6, it doesn't happen in Mozilla. Also
> in ie 6 there are many times when I try to go to a link in a web page
> it will only go to vroomsearch. Anybody know how to remove this
> program for good?


virus, I think