Help Me Shuck Xupiter Program

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  1. Bill Kane

    Bill Kane Screenwriter

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    Somehow in October I allowed the commercial "browser-related" Xupiter Program to insinuate itself into my computer.

    I managed to rid (hide?) the toolbar display, and under RUN I went to msconfig to Start-Up and disabled Xupiter (two boxes) here. But it's still in there. For example, I find Xupiter ToolbarInstaller and Xupiter ToolbarLoader still "approved" in my ZoneAlarm programs.

    It's in the computer as a C:ProgramFiles configuration. However, I do not find it under Settings/ControlPanel/ Add-Remove Programs.

    I want to eliminate this. Any suggestions?

    tks, bill
     
  2. Wayne Bundrick

    Wayne Bundrick Cinematographer

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    Try a program called SpyBot, supposedly it can get rid of Xupiter entirely.
     
  3. Chad Ellinger

    Chad Ellinger Second Unit

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    Ad-aware is the best program of its kind.
     
  4. Bill Kane

    Bill Kane Screenwriter

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    tks, I'll look into (them)

    edited for OT
     
  5. Scott L

    Scott L Producer

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    Deja vu? [​IMG] Also to get rid of it completely go into your registry and run a search for Xupiter. Delete everything you see with its name on it, then upgrade to the newest IE.
     
  6. Bill Kane

    Bill Kane Screenwriter

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    Registry? I sorta thot that as last resort, but that's dangerous terra incognita to me...Still I already am up to IE 6 and dont wanta rock THAT boat.

    thanks Scott for responding....
     
  7. Scott L

    Scott L Producer

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    Np Bill but just a word of advice, Xupiter was on my folks' computer too and it was a pain to get rid of. Personally I had to go to regedit to get it out completely. Things like xupiter.com being the default search page for IE kept bugging me.
     

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