Help with AIM: spyware removal

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Davidoc, Nov 15, 2003.

  1. I use aol instant messenger to chat wiht my friends. I clicked a link in someone's info that say "woaahhh check this out", and being stupid, I clicked it, and after exiting some garbage, I got out, but now my profile has that link, and my old profile was erased, and everytime I restart it, my profile goes back to the link.

    I've had a nastier one before that ****ed with other parts of your computer, but if you went through some hoops on the site it linked you too, you could have it removed.

    Does anyone know what I can do to remove this spyware?
  2. Vince S.

    Vince S. Resident Former Bassist

    Jan 24, 2003
  3. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
    Worked for me. Thanks for the tip.:)
  4. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    Spybot Search & Destroy works real well too
  5. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I had that last week. Whoaaa....look at what I found, click here yea.. i reinstalled AIM.
  6. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs