So I have long since abandoned my AOL account, but occasionally access it to see if a past or present friend is trying to reach me there. Yesterday, I did a bad thing and clicked on a link that I thought would remove me from a political email list, but as I looked closer, it occurred to me that clicking the link may have compromised something on my system instead. I downloaded the latest version of HiJackthis and was wondering if anyone knowledgeable here could please analyze my entries and opine on the implications of my stupidity yesterday. If I have any doubts, I'll just reformat and be done with it. I am my worse critic and am usually very self conscious about security and I NEVER click links unless I knopw who they are from ... but I clicked this one ... <<sigh>> I have long been an ESET NOD32 user and apologize if this is not the best place for this sort of request. Anyway, here is the HiJackthis report. The numerous "file missing" entries concern me the most, but I do recognize several of the programs here as valid: Snip: Posting HijackThis logs is not allowed by Wilders' policy. Please contact ESET Customer care and supply them with a SysInspector log for perusal.