homepage keeps changing

Gigabyte technology co.,... / G31mx-s2
March 28, 2010 at 01:10:47
Specs: Windows XP, 2gb
homepage keeps changing to MSN Chile whenever I turn back on my pc. Even if I change it back to www.msn.com it starts as msn chile.When I check my properties my it shows my homepage has not changed.

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March 28, 2010 at 07:50:33
Download DDS and save it to your desktop.

Disable any script blocker if your Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware has it.
Once downloaded you can disconnect from the Internet and disable your Ant-Virus temporarily if needed.
Then double click dds.scr to run the tool.
When done, the DDS.txt will open.
Click Yes at the next prompt for Optional Scan.

When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:
1. DDS.txt
2. Attach.txt (do not zip just copy/paste)

Save both reports to your desktop then post them please.

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from one of these sites:



Rename the setup file, mbam-setup.exe, before you download it. To do that once the "enter name of file to save to" box appears as the download begins in the filename box rename mbam-setup.exe to tool.exe> click save.

1. Double Click tool.exe to install the application.
2. Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
3. If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
4. Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan. The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
5. When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
6. Make sure that everything found is checked, and click Remove Selected.
7. When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart. If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediately.
8. The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
9. Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.

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March 28, 2010 at 11:09:31
Marv2010, download free winpatrol, install it and you can monitor if something is changing your homepage or if items are trying to attach to your browser, as well as safely & easily removing things from start-up.

Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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March 28, 2010 at 12:10:50
maybe your homepage hasnt changed as msn is international and simply opens to where you are.
as does google
Do u live in Chile?
ie8 is an at threat browser simply beacasue it is so big.
Try using a different browser.
u did not say u have problems with your computer correct?

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