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    Maybe you could get DashDave to write you an app?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheKiwi View Post
    Maybe you could get DashDave to write you an app?
    The thing is, I'm pushing back hard against this because I'm really not into using unsupported 3rd party apps for important duties. I'm going to run through some things I've picked up in this thread tonight to see how it goes....What I really want is for Princess to add my clients and servers to their domain, I've just not found the right pressure point yet

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    The ads work on your browsing history...

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    But that's what I don't understand, I haven't browsed that shyte.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lazy Lob View Post
    But that's what I don't understand, I haven't browsed that shyte.
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    I have a virus that redirects me to ad sites every time I click a link on google. I've checked all my addons, the proxy settings and switched browsers but nothing works. I asked a tech guy but he recommended I re-image the laptop (I'd rather not). Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steyr_88 View Post
    I have a virus that redirects me to ad sites every time I click a link on google. I've checked all my addons, the proxy settings and switched browsers but nothing works. I asked a tech guy but he recommended I re-image the laptop (I'd rather not). Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    http://www.computing.net/answers/sec...rus/24167.html

    and

    http://www.ehow.com/how_5842581_remo...ect-virus.html

    should solve the problem.

    PS I never had that problem, but the two solutions seem to be right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Token White Guy View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by steyr_88 View Post
    I have a virus that redirects me to ad sites every time I click a link on google. I've checked all my addons, the proxy settings and switched browsers but nothing works. I asked a tech guy but he recommended I re-image the laptop (I'd rather not). Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    If all the suggestions here fail, or maybe just start here... I highly suggest running a virus scan off a bootable CD running the AV or knoppix or equivalent. This approach will have the highest success against particularly nasty infections. Here are some links, sources:

    http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/...=Google+Reader

    http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_run_an_a...cant_boot.html

    BTW, I highly recommend that anyone who has one or more computers keep a knoppix rescue cd around. Worth more than their weight in gold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steyr_88 View Post
    I have a virus that redirects me to ad sites every time I click a link on google. I've checked all my addons, the proxy settings and switched browsers but nothing works. I asked a tech guy but he recommended I re-image the laptop (I'd rather not). Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Had that, b1tch of a virus to remove. I think i just did a full format and reinstall.

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    I had that virus around 3 times. Wait until it installs a rootkit on your computer a couple of days later. It messes with your reg files and you can't open any .exe programs. After the 3rd time I bought Malwarebytes. The MB devs added a new ghosting feature that allows you to get around the rootkit and get rid of the damn thing. Best cash I've spent on a program in a long time.

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    Let me add - backup your data regularly and be prepared to reimage if you have to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lazy Lob View Post
    But that's what I don't understand, I haven't browsed that shyte.
    A likely story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by digrar View Post
    A likely story.
    Lulz.............. where me tissues?

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    How do I get rid of this sh[FONT=arial black]i[/FONT]t?
    I can't find the file for me to delete I think I got that from *******?



    *edit* had to blank email.

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