Unwanted favorites?

Bodge

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In my favorites and the rest of the families favorites for explorer(we have the diff sections w/ windows xp) unwanted things keep coming back. What can i do to get rid of them completely? Ive cleared the cookies, history ect but as soon as you log off they reappear.
 
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Download Ad-Aware by lavasoft and Spybot. Do a serch to find, both have free versions. After you install be sure to perform updates then run the program and I bet it fixes the problem.
 

MrLuckey

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Open Windows Explorer and browse to c:\documents and settings\all users\favorites

They might be in there. Using explorer to organize and arrange beats the heck out of managing favorites with IE also.
 

Bodge

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I need to erase this comp completely sooo bad lol. Now im getting this Messenger service. It goes from saying my comp is recording everything i do, to porn? It pops up in 15 shot increments, click ok about 15times and they stop. How can i get rid of this? Also would a fire wall help this?
 

Moto Squid

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don't click anything on a pop-up except for the red X to close it. I've got Spybot search and destroy and the first time I ran it it found a bunch of explicit spyware crap and removed it. Stupid thing was my comp was completely erased just a few days before...and I don't even go to the nudy sites or any junk like that so I dunno where it all came from. I run spybot weekly and I don't have trouble anymore