homepage highjacked, uncontrolalbe emailing, ...

Discussion in 'adware, spyware & hijack cleaning' started by rwrusso, Jun 30, 2004.

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  1. rwrusso

    rwrusso Registered Member

    Jun 30, 2004
    Please forgive me if this has previously been posted, but I don't even know where to begin a search on this.

    I have 2 major problems. First, I get Spy Sweeper aksing me if I want to set my homepage to either C:\Windows\Setup32\iesp.mht or about:blank. i answer "no" for either, and a highjackthis scan afterwards verifies it's still set to yahoo.com. but it just keeps happening, like every few minutes, at least.

    2nd: I all of a sudden have out of control emails being sent out from my computer. I have Norton Anti-Virus, and there is non-stop scanning of emails (the little window pops up saying symantec is scanning a message)

    I run Windows XP home edition, and use IE v 6.0.

    please help. thanks.

  2. snowbound

    snowbound Retired Moderator

    Feb 18, 2003
    The Big Smoke
    Hi rwrusso :)

    Welcome to Wilders.

    I moved your thread over to the Hijack cleaning forum. ;)

    U can post a HijackThis log here, in this thread and one of the experts will help u with your problems.

    Before u do, please follow step #1 in these instructions,


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