HJT Log About:blank Pop Ups & Others
I looked for the patch and the only thing I was directed to was java's site to upgrade the JAVA. If you logon users other than Administrator and see about:blank again, then do all above steps again for every other users. This is what it looks like: R1 - HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = ;127.0.0.1;localhost This came up again and again on the top line of scan results with Hijack This, after I had Date: 2005-02-03Name: stormisoverComment: Hi Bill, Thanks for your input. weblink
I picked windows but I can't figure out how to get to the system32 area. Computer Experience: [email protected]<*+ Thank you for the kind words. From what I read on their website, Spybot is not designed to remove hijack agents. Mozilla is wonderful for the tinkerer.
The about:blank adware/spyware can be removed with the top rated about blank removal program by QSA software. crjdriver replied Feb 10, 2017 at 6:05 PM What's for Dinner...... email me at JMANIERI!get-ca.com Date: 2004-10-26Name: JMComment: oooops correction to above posted my email is [email protected] Date: 2004-10-30Name: TMComment: guess i'm not the only one...accidently clicked the cache button on the A little confusing, but worth spending a couple minutes figuring it out. 4) Now run Registrar Lite.
Then, still in Spybot, click the tools button, then IE tweaks and at least lock the HOSTS file. Date: 2004-07-30Name: vinComment: it was pissing me off. The first time was in early April. Any other ideas?
There are other tips of this kind at mozillatips.com. I clicked on the + symbol next to it once, which opens more folders. Good luck! Go Here Date: 2004-07-14Name: Thankful Work-o-holicComment: Thanks, CWShredder did the job and finally I can get back to work.
Good luck Date: 2004-10-12Name: maf-softComment: i like this page. Date: 2004-08-05Name: JacobComment: when about:blank cames up as my homepage, the first thing it does is to recommend a spyware removal tool which is CWShredder. Date: 2004-09-04Name: AnonymousComment: I see that the little homos have now made a more virulent version of about:wank. I have had much difficulty with the about:blank scumware for a couple of months now.
Hopefully one of the milder ones. Here is what I do: Logon as Administrator (Windows 2000), Right click on Internet Explorer Icon, click to Clear History, Delete Files..,,Settings,View Files..to delete all Cookies Files. Mmmmh... just formatted my drive and everything is as good as new Date: 2004-08-01Name: punk assComment: Use this link to get rid of the about:blank It worked for me.
That would be use full.... but my guid now is : 1.backup important stuff. 2.Formatt & reinstall. 3.download mozzila's FireFox & install. 4.only use FireFox for all browsing and put some requried extentions and install Java. I recommend that you update your IE with latest security updates and tighten your personal security settings. It changes internet explorer home page to a 'about:blank', This is not a real blank page, but pointing to some commercial site or search engine site....
I know, I tried four full sweeps but they still regenerated. I resolved that bout by doing a full reinstall. Date: 2006-05-04Name: BlueizeComment: Vundo Fix also kills it daid. http://filealley.com/hjt-log/hjt-log-ie-redirect-to-blank-on-close.html Join over 733,556 other people just like you!
p.s. Whatever. please help Date: 2005-01-17Name: RikComment: I didn't check the cache of a blank page, but I'm in about.blank hell anyway.
Open HijackThis to the misc tools section.
Thank you for offering your assistance! Happy Scuzz Date: 2005-03-01Name: TakisComment: Go to http://www.securiteam.com/securityreviews/5RP0L0UD5U.html, those guys have the answer,u'll have a brand new pc. Registered users should get personal assistance, and the anti-spyware techos should update their definitions file with the new variant. Date: 2004-08-05Name: YoyoComment: It lookes like the CWShredder did the charm for me.
Put a checkmark in the Mark everything found for fixing after scan. 4. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Now right-click on Internet Explorer (without opening it) and change the homepage to anything you like. I was going to try using "Spybot" but there was no reference to CWS variants or "about:blank" in their list of recognized agents.
Never too old to learn. Open My Computer, right click Local disk C: and choose properties, then disk cleanup. I thought I had isolated the ceres and buddy intrusions, but they continue to replicate themselves after I think I have removed them. Date: 2005-01-27Name: derwerseiComment: about:blank rocks..
I've been running for 24 hours without IE or system problems. Clear out all of the spyware, hyjackers, adwares, and trojans (make sure you "Scan all" for each category. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I am using windows xp home edition Date: 2004-07-21Name: lucidmikeComment: this thing is the most annoying thing i have ever experienced....cwshredder didn't do crap, about buster didn't do crap, manually rewriting
Logon to your user account. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Ad-aware 6 is very good at identfying and cleaning up CWS variants but it will not eliminate them from your system. Good luck to all of you fighting with this scourge.
That will give you some added layers of protection against unwanted parasites. Then I looked at the large box to the right of the one in which I followed this stepping-down folder menu. The IE about:blank problem As someone pointed out in some of the comments, this page didn't have any documentation about the about:blank problem that is going on with Internet Explorer users Picked up the SOB about:blank page and now want to get rid of it...need tips though folks not a chin-wag about the whole topic.
Date: 2005-02-20Name: grace97Comment: I purchased about blank remover for $24.95 from http://www.aboutblankremover.com/ It didn't work: The very next time I opened my browser there was About Blank again. I had approached this a bit before, so it was not unknown. Now choose "find now" and let your PC find all files containing this word. I Lasted 2 monts with no additional spy ware but then my modem locked up so I FORMATED.