[thelist] Those damnable pop-ups

Dan CRACIUN dcsquare at myrealbox.com
Fri Mar 18 06:45:53 CST 2005

First of all disable the messenger service.
After that get X-Setup Pro (http://www.x-setup.net). In there you'll 
find under "Virtual Paranoia" :) the hijacker places and will be 
(hopefully) able to get rid of the rat.


Jay Blanchard wrote:

>Good morning,
>I have managed to catch one of those dreaded "create pop-ups even though
>IE is not running" virus'/spyware things. This started yesterday and I
>have managed to reduce the number and frequency of the pop-ups by
>running SpyBot S&E, Ad-Aware, and M$'s new AntiSpyware thing multiple
>times. However, I am still getting some pop-ups (there is one now and
>the only thing running is Outlook) and cannot seem to find a way to fix.
>I have Googled and Yahoo'd and tweaked the registry until I am blue in
>the face.
>Does anyone know of other things I can do to eliminate this shy of
>re-installing everything?

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