Dear Helper,

Essentially, I keep getting a pop-up which are most often
displaying advertising catered to my searches, and although I am
using Firefox, in the title bar “Internet Explorer” is written
beside the Firefox logo. I would love this to stop. Thanks you for
your help -kidcolter

Here is my HJT log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:08:10 AM, on 13/04/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless
Assistant.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\HPQ\Shared\HPQTOA~1.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 – HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar =

http://google.icq.com/search/search_frame.php

R1 – HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet
Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL =

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157

R1 – HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet
Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL =

http://go.microsoft.com/fw…

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