DSO Exploit: Won't Go Away
Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? I am not running antivirus or a firewall (beyond the XP) because I am trying to deal with the problem on a more fundamental level at this point. plz help! You still have Internet Explorer on your machine, and it's used by certain applications, and is required for things like Windows Update. http://webtrekkie.com/dso-exploit/dso-exploit-hjt-log.php
Billy D. If so try updating spybot. To clarify for subsequent readers: DSO *is* something you want to fix. is a registered trademark of Puget Sound Software, LLC Terms, Conditions & Privacy Product Reviews, Recommendations and Affiliate Links Disclosure http://ask-leo.com/whats_a_dso_exploit_and_how_do_i_get_rid_of_it.html WinWorld Index View... have a peek at this web-site
He said that it was a supposedly unbeatable program that no one could erase. I'm using Firefox, but I still have IE on my machine because sometimes I have to use it since it has so many hooks into windows. This is really a great site. Dale Edens November 6, 2004 4:40 AM I got rid of 'DSO' exploit my doing the following.
Thanks! xgerryx, Oct 29, 2004 #2 K-Man Joined: Sep 11, 2004 Messages: 404 I am curious on this one too. You may also be interested in: Spybot Search and Destroy Net Integration Forums - DSO Exploit reappears after fixing 89 Comments avathor July 25, 2004 5:18 PM Thanx for your help. No, create an account now.
Tkx!! I'd try another spyware program like Microsoft's AntiSpyware scanner. Any thoughts thundermoon Mike October 31, 2004 11:06 AM hi leo! http://www.velocityreviews.com/threads/spybot-search-and-destroy-dso-exploit-wont-go-away.312079/ This will open registry editor and go to the correct registry entry to modify.
You should supplement it with Lavasoft's Ad-aware. Recommendations here: http://ask-leo.com/d-recommend Sharon October 7, 2004 8:52 AM I've never consciously done anything with IE. Ron September 11, 2004 8:46 PM As I understand things Harry, the DSO exploit is more like a back door in the Windows operating system, that has been left unlocked. Stay informed with Comcast Alerts Alerts are an easy, quick way to manage your account and get information - like payment confirmations and your current balance.
- If it was Internet Explorer, you can check this article for more: http://ask-leo.com/iexploreexe_has_generated_an_error_now_what.html hyattf September 22, 2004 4:56 AM i have found one sure fire way to end this dso...
- I got the SP2 disk since I only have dial-up capability's.
- nat November 12, 2004 3:18 AM dale edens you said " Select 'ignore product' in the left column." but wont that jsut simply igbore the DSO?...
If there is only a DWORD Value for the key (in this case 1004), then double click on the key and change the HEX value to 3 and click Ok. 5) visit Republic luis August 3, 2004 11:52 PM I got the DSO EXPLOIT when i downloaded a pacman 2 game from internet and when i ran spybot, two more programs were in I've attached my Hijackit log below, and would be very grateful if you could take a look at it. What anti virus are you running, any ?
Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. this contact form chris September 27, 2004 1:43 PM ok, originally i had 5 entires of dso exploit when i searched under spybot, and when i tried to delete them, it would delete it Leo July 2, 2005 8:43 PM Definitely sounds like spyware. More about Leo.
Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I hope u can help cause no spyware program can find anything! have a peek here After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo!
This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Larry January 10, 2005 3:38 PM Is the new exploit going to be a problem. http://www.nsclean.com/dsostop.html All the info you want on dso exploit is there.
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If deleting the 1004 entry can cause problems, what would those problems be? Ron August 1, 2004 11:15 AM All you have to do to permantly remove the DSO exploit is: First download Spybot search and destroy, then run a scan. All rights reserved. About Us Computing discussion forum with hardware and software reviews written by our experts.
microsoft has a patch i read, or its not a problem, as Im a gentleman I wont swear! I d/l'ed a prog. willl August 3, 2004 6:44 PM i can't get rid of it and my critical updates from microsoft wont load. http://webtrekkie.com/dso-exploit/dso-exploit.php Dave September 22, 2004 11:28 AM For those asking about IE patches: http://www.windowsupdate.com is where you want to go.
It's that easy. Right click the error found in spybot and select "more details","jump to location". I have version 1.3 of Spybot and have updated it several times so the definitions should be up to date - and the DSO exploit message keeps coming back! It's the only site I use IE to visit any longer.
That's all. Beachcomber Beachcomber, Oct 2, 2004 #1 Advertisements Thor Guest "Beachcomber" <> wrote in message news:... > > Using the latest freeware version of Spyware Search and Destroy on my > Sharon Anonymous October 26, 2004 5:22 AM Great Help !