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Ok, similarly to this post (http://www.geekstogo...es-t224286.html), I have had issues. Whenever I try to search on Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc, the search results look normal and all. But when I try to click on any of the results, it brings me to a random website that clearly looks like B.S. (ex: Shopica, fe-search, ix-search, etc). I mean, i copied the URL of the results page to my non-infected laptop and all the links worked. So, what can I do? I'm running Windows Home Basic on a Dell Inspiron laptop. I never had this problem with IE7, but this started happening when I switched Mozilla Firefox about 3 weeks ago. The problem also affects Chrome, Opera, and IE8 web browsers, so its clearly malware. I have tried every single program I can think of out there, ever Malwarebytes and AVG and at least 10 others but to no avail. I don't know much about computers (like, what is a "log"?) so I need a straightforward walkthrough here. I don't have a file called "wdmaud.sys" or whatever that some "fixes" were referring to. Please help me; thanks.

EDIT: I tried http://miekiemoes.bl...archengine.html but when I looked at the data for "aux" it was wdmaud.drv which is the correct version; not malware or anything bad.

Edited by cvgoldensun, 09 June 2009 - 04:19 PM.

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Hello cvgoldensun

Welcome to G2Go. :)
  • Download OTL to your desktop.
  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.
  • When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.
  • Under the Standard Registry box change it to All.
  • Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.
  • Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
  • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTListIt.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTListIt2.
  • Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.
Download This file. Note its name and save it to your root folder, such as C:\.

  • Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.
  • Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security program drivers will not conflict with this file.
  • Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled.
  • Double-click on the downloaded file to start the program. (If running Vista, right click on it and select "Run as an Administrator")
  • Allow the driver to load if asked.
  • You may be prompted to scan immediately if it detects rootkit activity.
  • If you are prompted to scan your system click "Yes" to begin the scan.
  • If not prompted, click the "Rootkit/Malware" tab.
  • On the right-side, all items to be scanned should be checked by default except for "Show All". Leave that box unchecked.
  • Select all drives that are connected to your system to be scanned.
  • Click the Scan button to begin. (Please be patient as it can take some time to complete)
  • When the scan is finished, click Save to save the scan results to your Desktop.
  • Save the file as Results.log and copy/paste the contents in your next reply.
  • Exit the program and re-enable all active protection when done.

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