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jacksix48
Level 7

How do I get rid of about.blank

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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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exbrit
Level 21

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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I wanted to post a removal guide earlier but the following website was down, now it's working:  Is "about:blank" a virus? How do I remove about:blank?

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exbrit
Level 21

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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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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exbrit
Level 21

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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I wanted to post a removal guide earlier but the following website was down, now it's working:  Is "about:blank" a virus? How do I remove about:blank?

Hayton
Level 17

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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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?

jacksix48
Level 7

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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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.

exbrit
Level 21

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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Glad you are OK now.

Good luck ;-)

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catdaddy
Level 20

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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,

               As Colleague Ex_Brit suggested, Malware Tips .com is an Excellent/Reputable Site for removing such nusiances as About:Blank. As a matter of fact, some of the Applications involved in the Removal Guide can be found in the Following link :

                You may elect to 'Bookmarking' these Superb McAfee and other (Free) Tools for future references.

              All the very Best,

              Catdaddy

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jacksix48
Level 7

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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Took your advice too and bookmarked that page. What a helpful community forum. Been on some others and found no help at all.

catdaddy
Level 20

Re: How do I get rid of about.blank

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In addition, you may find the following two articles most informative, as to how your particular (Pup) arrived on your system. 

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