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Old January 28th, 2004, 08:38 AM
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IE Unnecessary Toolbar -How to Remove

I was searching something on Net,suddenly I found I got a Extra Toolbar on my IE.Perhaps My security settings was Low.

I tried evey thing I can.I remove all Programmes From Add/Remove programms which I think was not necessary.

I also Tried to remove eveything in C:\WINNT\Downloaded Program Files ..

But it still there,It does not have a name..

How can I remove it.
Any luck.

I did't find a forum where It shd be posted,Plz Help.
I am using IE 6 on win2k machine.
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Old January 28th, 2004, 09:28 AM
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Moving to appropriate forums... Please post in relevant areas.

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Old January 28th, 2004, 09:30 AM
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Amittal,

It's most likely spyware... Download AdAware or SpyBot S&D and scan your system... There's no name whatsoever on the toolbar? It's likely that it's spyware...

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Old January 28th, 2004, 11:25 AM
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Ultimate solution: Switch to Linux/Mozilla.

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Old January 28th, 2004, 05:46 PM
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@dhouston: troll!!

@amittal: like Frankie said - hunt down the name of the toolbar, then just google that name and "remove"... there are heaps of sites around that detail adware removal.

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DHouston: LOL! Too funny...

Amittal: Any updates on the offending app? Were you able to locate the name of it using the Spyware detection tools? I'm curious to know its name.

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Old January 29th, 2004, 03:46 AM
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As suggested by FrankieShakes, SpyBot S&D caught it.there was
2 s.xlist and 1 S.x Tracker.

I think its aleady known but somehow its name was not coming.

SpyBot S&D fix the registry ,so it get reflected in Add-Remove programme and then It was esay to remove.

Great toll but is it Trustable?

@dhouston :I am considering NS7 now.

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Old January 29th, 2004, 09:17 AM
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Amittal, if you want to switch browsers... personally I've found Mozilla Firebird an excellent contender...
Similarly, Opera has some interesting features for developers

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Old March 6th, 2004, 11:55 AM
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Once again I got hacked by these on my IE5.
Wondering if such an option exists in IE/windows to restrict all of these(my security settings are already highest)
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Old March 6th, 2004, 06:43 PM
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Just don't click yes to any popups or activex installation requests.

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Or, seriously, switch to Mozilla Firefox. It's a good browser.
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too bad there are alot of sites that won't work on IE & Mozilla
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I've run across few sites that won't work in Mozilla. I can't think of one off the top of my head, in fact. Only when people begin jumping the IE ship will Microsoft be forced to write a standards-compliant browser. And until that happens, there will always be compatibility issues. MS has no plans (I understand) to do further upgrades on their browser, another reason to make the switch to Mozilla, which is really ramping up.

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The other day I was having a hard time with ebay.ca in Firefox... but other than that, I haven't had any problem at all...

I also heard Microsoft doesn't plan on updating their browser until Longhorn... which I think is a stupid idea, considering (as dhouston said) mozilla is rising in popularity... the browser wars are back and I refuse to believe Microsoft will sit back and wait 'til 2005/2008 when longhorn is expected to be completed.

All this is off topic...

I do agree with amitall that IE should have an option to disable any type of external toolbar like that...

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Old March 13th, 2004, 02:14 PM
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why people build viruses

well Lot of talk.
Another off the topic but
"why people build viruses"
Any guess.

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to expose/exploit vulernabilities in programs...

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HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar

check under this key in the regedit for any tool bars & nuke the entry.

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Cool remove ie toolbar

go to this page and nuke the s**t:
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/

choose between
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/ToolbarCopPro.htm
this requires registring and a small payment

or the free version:
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/toolbarcop.htm


A small guide:
Just choose ok to the question that comes when you open the executable file.
Delete the files under enabled BHO's (browser helper objects) and internet explorer toolbars. Delete only the entries that you have not installed yourselve.
Delete the entries under internet explorer toolbars that you have not installed yourselve.

Open IE and fell good about yourselve making your problem disappear.

This works! It is also a small guide at the homepage of the distributor.

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