I was recently attacked by the HSA spyware that has been going around, but managed to remove it (I think) after following the instructions on the README FIRST (http://forums.majorgeeks.com/printthread.php?t=35407). Running AdAwareSE and SpyBotSD found no more traces of it after the reboot. I wanted to try using about:Buster also, but I got a "Runtime Error 5". Now, although my IE works fine, my AIM has a problem. Whenever I try to open an IM window, the program crashes. The details on the error : AppName: aim.exe AppVer: 5.9.3690.0 ModName: kernel32.dll ModVer: 5.1.2600.153 Offset: 0005d4fb The AIM website says this is caused by HSA, but I thought I got rid of that. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling the program, but the problem continues. Please help me get AIM up and running; I have HijackThis ready to go if needed. I am running Windows XP. Thanks in advance! -Rex P.S. My problem is similar to another post I found in the forums- (http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showth...hlight=aim+home) The Internet Explorer '#' problem also applies to me, so perhaps there is a connection? Thanks again.