I have run AdWare, Malware, spybot and of course McAffee Antivirus and still can't keep about.blank from showing up ass my home page. I have reset the home page several times to my yahoo but this virus keeps showing up. Any ides?
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Try resetting your browser to clear its cache. Also run some supplementary tools such as AdwCleaner, MalwareBytes Free, see the last link below for instructions on those.
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There isn't a specific "about:blank" virus as far as I know but at least one banker trojan has been known to reset the home page to about:blank in IE. Mind you this was about five years ago, and on XP.
So what is the OS here, and which browser and version?
Thanks so much for your link to about.blank. It appears that you have gotten rid of it for me after I followed the instructions. Whew, what a nightmare it was getting rid of it and having my home page back. Much appreciated.
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