[lanse] Re: Kazaa

  • From: "Michael Knowles" <Michael@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <lanse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <list@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2002 15:36:14 +0100

Limewire's better than Kazaa - much faster downloads.

http://www.limewire.com

Mike.

----- Original Message -----
From: "kerr michie" <kerr.michie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <list@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, April 15, 2002 2:43 PM
Subject: [lanse] Kazaa


>
> I think everyone by now must be aware of the spyware/trojan stuff kazaa =
> installs.
> Kazaa is to usefull a tool to kill, so i found a method of removeing the =
> nasty component.
>
> ---------
>
> 1. Add/Remove Programs, select to uninstall B3d projector=20
> 2. Delete the \Windows\b3d folder=20
> 3. run regedit=20
> 4. search registry for "brilliant digital" - delete this entry=20
> 5. search for b3d - delete all found extensions (assuming you have no =
> apps that use the *.b3d extension, if so leave theirs alone)=20
> 6. go to =
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Run - =
> delete the "b3dUpdate"=3D" entry=20
> 7. close regedit, go to \Windows\System32=20
> 8. look at all the files that start with the letter 'b'=20
> 9. In XP hover the cursor over each file and delete all with "Company: =
> Brilliant Digital". For other OS you can see company by clicking =
> properties on each file.=20
> 10. You HAVE to reboot now=20
> 11. go to http://www.brilliantdigital.com and select to view one of =
> their '3D ads'=20
>
> - if you sucessfully removed all componants u will get a securtiy promt =
> asking if you wish to install B3d projector - click NO! and you are rid =
> of it for good. Hurrah!=20
>
> - if you missed some bits it will automatically reinstall itself and you =
> need to start all over again. D'oh!=20
>
> For those of you who think you got rid of B3d by uninstalling KaZaA, =
> guess again, you have to do it the described above.=20
>
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>
> thanks GlimmerMan
>
> Kerr
>
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