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Limited Network Connectivity caused by spyware

Postby dve83 » Wed Mar 16, 2005 2:50 am

I had this problem after NewDot.Net and another item (cant remeber name but it was a 4 letter abbreviation -> almost like "VNSS").

I deleted the newdot.net folder from Program Files and removed the startup items with MSCONFIG. Thereafter I used HijackThis to removed another entry of NewDot.net.

I was required to run a utility called Winsockfix for WIndows XP and it rapaired the Winsock.dll file and the network connection.

Just thouht id share the info
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Postby evasive » Wed Mar 16, 2005 10:53 am

Normally you need to run the uninstall from Add/remove software, newdotnet has an entry in there. Afterwards you can clean off the sleeping remnants with lavasoft ad-aware and spybot search&destroy.
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Postby dve83 » Wed Mar 16, 2005 10:27 pm

hi, yes sorry, your absolutely right.I later read that there is indeed an entry in Add/Remove Programs list.
:oops:

However, I wasn't lucky enough when running adware and spybot to have the rest removed (mine simply didn;t pick up any items, and it was fully udpated) , so I had to do it manually.
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