attached is my HijackThis log file. the symptoms are this: -homepage on IE leads to patchyoursystem.com, yeah, f-ing bogus. :unch: -from time to time i'll receive message boxes about being infected with spyware, one says "for instant access click YES", there is no "YES" button, only an "OK" button. :haha: -from time to time i'll get various pop-ups about lame software and "hot dudes". HELP!