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flitewave

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Style Files
« on: May 03, 2004, 09:21:49 PM »
I have a virus on my machine that is constantly trying to change my home page. Avast 4 home addition does not see it. coolwww or coolsearch is the file name. This thing is very aggressive and I have had no success in erraticating this malicious code out of my machine. I am running Windows 2000 proffesional service pack 4. Any help you can give me on this will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you so much.

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Re:Style Files
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2004, 09:26:27 PM »
This has been discussed many times here on the forum. See e.g. http://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=4;action=display;threadid=3908

BTW it's not really a virus so avast does not detect it.


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Re:Style Files
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2004, 09:38:46 PM »

It is not a virus but instead a browser highjacker. Do a Google search for CWshredder, download it, and run it. This program is made particularly for Coolwww, CoolSearch, and it's variants.

It's a free download.    :)