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« on: December 29, 2004, 06:16:18 AM »

I often unconsciously entered some dangerous sites, so how can I block those vicious sites? Many thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2004, 07:03:59 AM »

Well are you infected with Pop-Ups and Adware?
Is your Homepage .. NOT your Homepage??

If that's the kind of blocking your talking about then...
Download Hijackthis
---Important---Create a permanent folder
EG---- Open MyDocuments----Right click an empty spot and select NEW---Folder----Name the new folder HJT ---this is where you will want to save Hijackthis too, also, backups will be stored there.
Download from HERE


Do a SCAN----Scan will change to SAVE LOG----copy and paste the WHOLE contents of the log
here... Don't try and fix anything yet----most entries are harmless and needed.


Use these TOOLS to help keep you clean...

Download,Install,Update then run Spybot Search & Destroy
Fix eveything in RED

Then...

If you haven't done so already Download and Install
Ad-Aware

CHECK FOR UPDATES
Set these for a Custom Scan
click the gear wheel at the top and check these options:

General> activate these: "Automatically save log-file" and "Automatically quarantine objects prior to removal"

Scanning > activate these: "Scan within archives", "Scan active processes", "Scan registry", "Deep scan registry", "Scan my IE Favorites for banned sites" and "Scan my Hosts file"

Tweaks > Scanning Engine> activate this: "Unload recognized processes during scanning."

Tweaks > Cleaning Engine: activate these: "Automatically try to unregister objects prior to deletion" and "Let Windows remove files in use after reboot."

Click "Proceed" to save your settings, then click "Start", make sure "Activate in-depth scan" is ticked green then scan your system. When the scan is finished, the screen will tell you if anything has been found, click "Next". The bad files will be listed, right click the pane and click "Select all objects" - this will put a check mark in the box at the side, click "Next" again and click "OK" at the prompt "# objects will be removed. Continue?".
Ensure you reboot after running Ad-Aware if it found objects
to remove, so it can properly remove them.

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« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2004, 08:15:57 AM »

Or Download Armor2net Personal Firewall.It has a Banned Sites List and you can add the URLs of those dangerous sites into that List. Those disgusting sites will be blocked.Wink
http://www.armor2net.com
 
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« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2004, 03:02:34 PM »

If they have ALREADY invaded your PC... Armor2net Personal Firewall will do NOTHING for you now.

First you have to clean out the existing bugs then use Prevention... Wink

Follow the fix then post back with a fresh logfile.
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