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Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by RatedX, Mar 17, 2004.

  1. RatedX

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    I seem to have some sites on my PC that wont delete themselves even if I clear the cookies, delete files and clear history....I run Ad Aware and the sites are still there....

    Any idea on how to help?

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  2. Dural

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    What kind of sites?
     
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    Not sure which ones they were....it's been on my pc now for about a month.....One shows a porn site that I know I didnt go to.....
     
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    Where is it showing up?
     
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    First one is when i start typing an address, it self completes on a porn address...

    Second one is a box taht shows up asking me if I want to use Cool Search
     
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    First one: Just clear your history

    Second one: dunna know
     
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    Tried clearing history, deleting cookies, deleting temp files, ran a virus check, ran ad-aware......It`s stll there.
     
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    You could also try a program called Norton Clean Sweep, or possibly Evidence Eliminator....they eliminate any temporary or junk files.
     
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    format c:
     
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    if you are typing out the URL and thats where it shows up try clearing the autocomplete forms.
     
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    and for the second one check your startup items in msconfig for anything that might be causing the cool search boxes to pop up
     

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