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Budly

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Askhomepage.exe
« on: August 15, 2009, 03:11:33 PM »
So my adaware was asking me if I wanted to block or allow this program e arlier when I Dled something.

I asked the people on skype what to do about it. But it disappeared suddenly and the computer started to think. Does it mean it got installed? I Really do not like a malware on the computer! How do I find em?

I am scanning with Ad Aware now.

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Re: Askhomepage.exe
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2009, 05:07:28 PM »
OKay, I got this odd malware.

It changes my starting page to Something named ask which seem to be a search engine.  :(

http://spywarefiles.prevx.com/RRFDFC44950260/ASKHOMEPAGE.EXE.html

This sreally stinks, how will I know if thigns are gone or do I have to take an HP reformating?
« Last Edit: August 15, 2009, 05:09:17 PM by Budly »

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Re: Askhomepage.exe
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2009, 10:52:21 PM »
Well, Ask is a search engine you can
A. clean sweep your comp fastest thing to do and then you can start out fresh just save all you files on a cds or flash drives.
B. Go threw you files one by one to find it it takes a while but if you realy love your stuff its the best way (Ive had to do this about 4 times)
C. just live with it Ask isnt that bad i prefer google.
D. make potm your hompage and thier you go problem solved.

Well that is what I got so hopefully it helps.

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Re: Askhomepage.exe
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2009, 04:47:36 AM »
There is more to this odd exe thing then simply being a search engine. And I anyway need to clean out the computer. Seems I had a troyan too so I gonna kick in the big sweep! Just put what I need into my external hardrive after 2 scans :)

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Re: Askhomepage.exe
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2009, 09:14:40 AM »
Hope it goes well the sweep should go fine but if it doesnt ill try and help again :P

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Re: Askhomepage.exe
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2009, 09:38:55 AM »
Crazy odd exe files again trying to change my registry upon doing a HP reformate.

Hopefully I Stopped them but I consider doing one of those hijack this scans and send it in to one of those forums and get some help from those wizkids! :)

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Re: Askhomepage.exe
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2009, 10:24:27 AM »
I have had success with this program in tracking down this kind of thing.


http://www.malwarebytes.org/
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Re: Askhomepage.exe
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2009, 11:38:22 AM »
I have had success with this program in tracking down this kind of thing.


http://www.malwarebytes.org/

Thanks! :D I gonna try fixing it with this!