NewDotNet is a browser hijacker and can update itself without any input from
you. Anything that modifies your windows HOSTS file is a hijacker and we don't
want it! The "purpose" of this is to add support for additional domains like
.AGENT .INC .LOVE .SHOP .SPORT. We suggest you remove this.
This junk has become common enough for MS to
There is an option under the add/remove programs list. You should see
something called New.net Application or New.net Domains remove it that way. If
that fails they have an additional uninstall utility available
here. Make sure you
do both of these before proceeding or else you could end up having quite a few
issues with your browser!
Also Known As:
Delete the following keys
your system then:
you click start --> Run and type in msconfig. Then select the startup tab. Any
references to the processes below should be deleted
Processes (may or may not exist):
Tip: this is only a list of known files/locations. You will want to do a
search by the name of the file to see if they're on your system.
A while back I wrote a guide to
Register/remove DLL or AX
files which you will need if you don't know how to unregister these files.
is in several locations so you'll need to search for them and unregister +
delete them in every location you find.
Folders to Remove:
Clean your Registry:
be back to normal IF this was your only problem. I suggest you post in our HJT
forum since its not likely that this is your only bug.
Read this first