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Thread: Something hijacked my IE-6 nd Zone Alarm won't cure it

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    Default Something hijacked my IE-6 nd Zone Alarm won't cure it

    I let my wife use my laptop the other evening and as she was browsing a gardening site she clicked on an item of interest and the computer started to log onto sites that were not the sites clicked on or if entered as a URL started to redirect to other sites including one that has a virus scanner and it says my computer is infected with several viruses.
    I shut everything down and ran the virus and spyware scans and everything seemed ok.
    I tried to log on to zonealarm.com and got several 404 errors.
    I tried to log onto several other sites and got redirected to strange sites I did not enter into the address bar.
    I finally downloaded Zone Alarm on a portable disk drive on another computer and re-installed it on my laptop.
    I was able to log onto some sites now by denying resource access to some software.
    I went to Microsoft and ran their online malware scanner and my laptop came up clean but it still will not log onto some sites I tried including zonealarm.com.
    Can anyone help?

    Operating System:Windows XP Pro
    Software Version:6.5
    Product Name:ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite

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    Default Re: Something hijacked my IE-6 nd Zone Alarm won't cure it

    With ZoneAlarm Security Suite..1.) Program Control Regulates Programs that have Access to the Internet..2.) Privacy Controls Access to Websites.. try Turning OFF all three Privacy setting in Privacy / Main section..--------------------------------------------------------
    My XP SP3 :
    ZoneAlarm Security Suite version:8.0.059.000
    TrueVector version:8.0.059.000
    Driver version:8.0.059.000
    Anti-virus engine version:6.0.2.678
    Anti-virus signature DAT file version:965576761
    Anti-spyware engine version:5.0.202.0
    Anti-spyware signature DAT file version:01.200812.5005
    AntiSpam version:5.0.61.9957
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    GeorgeV
    ZoneAlarm® Extreme Security


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