[24hoursupport] Re: Iwin.com mysteriously appears

  • From: "Trish Doran" <kcdiva@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 18:51:08 -0500

 


Thanks! I hadn't thought of that. I'll try the adaware.

Trish

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Spider" <spider1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2002 11:08 AM
Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: Iwin.com mysteriously appears


> ** File was empty **
> Trish,
> It sounds as though you may have installed something that is spyware.
> You probably should download, install and run ad-aware.  You can get
> that at:
> 
> http://www.lavasoftusa.com
> 
> Be sure you get the latest reference file.  Also a word of caution with
> this program.  The safest way to us ad-aware is to run your first scan
> to identify the spyware components.  Then go to add/remove programs and
> uninstall the software that is identified as spyware BEFORE letting
> ad-aware remove the components.
> 
> Once you have that cleaned up, go to:
> 
> http://www.emsproject.com/FS/Support.htm
> 
> And download FreeSurf.  This is a very good pop-up stopper.  It has a
> plug-in called Washboard that helps you keep cache and url's cleaned up
> as well as rules that you can set to enable certain sites popup windows
> and disable others.
> 
> Spider
> Largo, Florida 33771
> http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Trish Doran
> Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2002 8:58 AM
> To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [24hoursupport] Iwin.com mysteriously appears
> 
> At different times (not on start-up of Internet Explorer) iwin.com will
> mysteriously pop up on my screen, the whole webpage, not a pop-up. It's
> mildly annoying; does anyone know why it would do that and how I can
> make it stop? Thanks.
> 
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