Msn Messenger Will Sign Off and Send My Whole List Links

By Azmodaii ยท 5 replies
Feb 28, 2008
  1. Hello everyone, firstly I would like to express how much you techies on this forum have helped relatively novice users such as myself with all these problems. I thank you in advance for any assistance you may provide, may it work or not...

    Recently a friend of mine sent me a message via msn that basically translates to "Check this site out http://blah blah", Normally I wouldn't fall for stuff like that but somehow I did, and I clicked the link... now when i log on to my pc early in the morning I get the warning that It was signed into by another pc and then I am followed by a huge amount of messages from my friends saying I sent them a link.

    Something is Hijacking my msn and sending random messages, however I cannot seem to find the program that's doing it. I've done countless virus scans, used sdfix but nothing works. I am now in the process of changing my msn live password, but somehow I think that won't help either. :(

    Please help me out, it seems that there aren't any foreign tasks working in my task manager, what else could be stealing this info from me?
  2. kritius

    kritius TS Guru Posts: 2,084

    Hi Azmodaii,

    It might be an idea to post a Hijackthis log here so we can see if anything is wrong.

    If you are really concerned that there may be other malware present on your computer then you can follow all the steps HERE.
  3. niceboy

    niceboy TS Rookie Posts: 54

    immediately, change your msn password from a clean pc. if all the virus/trojan scanners fail to find something on your pc, it may be an undetected element.

    try reformatting & a fresh install if everything else fails.

  4. summum2001

    summum2001 TS Rookie

    MSN keep signing out too

    Hi all, im new here as i have the same message as he other guy. here is my Hijackthis log. Hope somebody can save me from formatting my laptop.

    As I am new here Im not allowed to send a copy of my log because it has links. Can anybody help?
  5. kritius

    kritius TS Guru Posts: 2,084

    Yes we can, your not allowed links just yet.

    But what you are allowed to do is attach your Hijackthis log using the paper clip icon in your own thread, not this one.

    List all your problems and if your really concerned about malware or viruses present then follow all the instructions HERE
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,173   +989

    and now you understand why many will advise you NOT to use any IM service -- it's just to easy to hijack.
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