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05-15-2003, 08:56 PM
Did anyone else get some "DownloadPlus" browser PITA??? I am not sure if I got it from a rewards site or if it is something my daughter infected my PC with. I am running Ad-Aware now and it said it was a "Possible Browser Hack"
Just venting, but looking for empathy!
05-16-2003, 07:55 AM
Sorry that has happened, Bonnie...I use ad aware also and run it constantly now! Seems like every reward site has some sort of spy now:confused:
I hope ad aware takes care of it!
05-16-2003, 08:05 AM
sorry that happened to you...do you have a firewall?
I was hit the other day while downloading virus definitions 253 times from 3 different locations my Nortons firewall caught them all.
It seems that the internet is becoming laden with hackers trying to steal any info they can and a firewall is now not just an option but a necessity.
Sad state huh?
Hope AdAware takes care of it.
05-16-2003, 12:10 PM
Thank you, guys,
AdAware caught the program, but I still get an error dialog box that the shortcut can't be found.
I have a firewall, but I am wondering if it was something my daughter said OK to allow as she wouldn't know. I HATE when my kids use my pc!
On another note, when I get my laptop, it will only have Win2KServer Professional installed and NO ONE will get into it w/o a password! So no more kids allowed! Sad that I have to do that, but they don't understand my pc is for CttM and NO ONE messes with my baby!
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