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Flippin' search redirect virus!


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The Mommy

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I've been working on this myself for about a week and a half now. I do a search, get the results, click the results, and get redirected to a flippin' shopping page. I'm not one of those people who click just anything, I have a very select few sites I visit on a regular basis, and I "thought" my machine was locked down tighter than Fort Knox. Apparently not. This wouldn't normally be that urgent for me and I could go at it sideways if need be, but I'm also a college student and with school starting back, I need the full functionality of the search results for research. HELP!

This is what I've done so far:
Scanned with HijackThis, analyzed it here, removed suggested issues. (there are two incidents on the list I can't remove, even through regedit)
Run SuperAntiSpyware, removed infections.
Run AdAware, removed infections.
Run Malwarebytes, removed infections.
Run a full scan with ClamWin and removed infections.
Had my friend who built this machine for me come by and "fix" it. It helped quite a bit, but hasn't completely fixed the problem. I can only assume that there was a plurality of viruses and he only caught the most egregious and easily yanked.

All of these scans were done with fully updated definitions.


I STILL get the redirects, and I still can't search effectively.

Help me Obi-geeks! You're my only hope!

Edited by The Mommy, 03 September 2010 - 07:13 AM.

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rshaffer61

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I suggest you go to the Malware Removal and Spyware Removal Forum and run all the steps located in the
START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own.
If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post the reguested logs in THAT forum.
If you are unable to run any of the tools then start a new topic in the malware forum and put this in the subject line...I am unable to run any malware tools

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).

Add a link to this topic so that malware tech can see what steps have been taken here
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I just saw where I'd posted in the wrong forum. I'm so sorry! :) Going there now. :)
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No problem always happy to help point you in the right direction. :) :) :)
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