Hello, again. I've been hacked so bad that I couldn't even log in here with my original user name and password. I then tried a new email address 'MSN' and TechSpot sent me the highlighted link to finish registration, well, I couldn't even open my inbox. Why it worked this time is a mystery. It may have been the Rogue.Pallidium infection that SAS found and then was deleted yesterday. This has been an ongoing nightmare since before Thanksgiving. I've done all the usual Gmer, dds, HJT, TDSSKiller, ESET, Combofix and that's when Bobbye figured I have VirusBurst as I was now getting a "System Error....blah blah....". Now when I first ran Combofix it would not run because it said I have Virus Ranger 3.6 installed as my Anti Virus and is still enabled. I use Avira only and that was disabled. Finally a few days ago I decided to go ahead and try Combofix again because I didn't care at this time if I ruin my computer's OS. It worked, however, it did tell me that my Combofix was a corrupted version and to download one of the other 3 (which is the infection screwing with me) It did mention Virus Ranger 3.6 was enabled, but I ignored it and went ahead and tried to run it and it worked this time! Now at this time I couldn't even get on the internet, but after Combofix ran I was able to re-connect. This is when I tried to get back on TechSpot for Bobbye to help me again (he's gotta be pulling his hair out...lol) and my log in was compromised as it kept redirecting me to log in again....time after time. I then tried a new name and password using my "MSN Email" address and that didn't work either. I then was searching the net to find out how to erase my hard drive and start from scratch and I then ended up on another tech site by accident, so I then tried to use my blues harmonica based chat email at Gmail. That is specifically for that use only....it's a mass carbon copy when someone posts that goes straight to Gmails inbox. Well, it worked. I posted over there because I figured I'd never get back here. I'm now learning to have ice water in my veins...lol Why do hackers do this to us?