Last night this was the only site I logged onto - therefore, I believe the things that were foisted onto my machine came from, or through, this site. I left the connection on when I went to bed. At some point the connection was dropped (thanks for small favors). After closing down some "risque" browser windows, I re-booted. After the machine came back up, the "dial-up dialog" immediately popped up. Hmmm... something is trying to "phone home". I found the following modifications to my system: Running processes loader id53 pef New desktop Icons: Lycos Sidesearch appears to be a browser hijack 0021-bdl94126.exe No information given in "properties", but icon was a "setup" icon. CS4P20.exe Company Name: Clear Search Product Name: Loader "o" No information given in "properties" "o.bat" Commands as follows: if not exist C:\WINDOWSstatuslog ftp -s if exist install2.exe install2.exe if exist infamous_downloader.exe infamous_downloader.exe if exist 0021-bdl94126.EXE 0021-bdl94126.EXE if exist CS4P028.exe CS4P028.exe if exist silent.exe silent.exe "infamous_downloader.exe", No information given in "properties" install2.exe Company Name: TODO Product Name: Spawner.exe silent.exe No information given in "properties" New folder under c: "installer", with "id53.exe" in it New folder under c: "temporary", with stcterms.html in it New Windows Startup Items: PowerReg Scheduler.exe PowerRegSchedulerV3.exe In c:\windows "infamous.exe" In the program files directory New Folder "Lycos" New programs "over.exe" and "pup.exe" After cleaning all of this crap out, starting internet explorer, my browser was hijacked to the following: http://default-homepage-network.com/start.cgi?hkcu This morning I see we now have popup windows on the forums side of CFC. That really is too bad.