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    Strange tool bar (IE 6.0)

    A friend has a strange tool bar in Internet Explorer. It is called hometab.com Bar. I have done a google search and can not find anything about it. There is nothing in the ADD/REMOVE listing for this. Has anyone ever heard of this before?

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    Re: Strange tool bar (IE 6.0)

    I haven't heard of it specifically, but it has the look, smell, and sound of malware. If you right click on the toolbar, is there an option to close it?
    -Mark

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    Re: Strange tool bar (IE 6.0)

    The Hometab toolbar is mentioned as spyware several times in a Google search. Take a look at KenK's <!post=Anti Adware / Spyware / Hijack,296439>Anti Adware / Spyware / Hijack<!/post> star post; I recommend downloading and installing at least some of the software mentioned there (I use SpywareBlaster, AdAware, and Spybot Search and Destroy). It can help detect and remove spyware, or put it in quarantaine.

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    Re: Strange tool bar (IE 6.0)

    I had already run Pest Patrol but just now ran SPYBOT and that took the toolbar off. Thanks for you help. Typically I use Pest Patrol, Spybot, Adaware and Spyware Blaster.

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