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Google Redirect - in IE and Firefox [Closed]


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cjosey

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Thanks in advance for your help. I am running Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3

I have a Google Redirect issue. When clicking on Google search results - I am intermittently being redirected to sites like:
www.merchantcircle.com
www.yellowpages.com

I had this issue about two years ago and you helped me fix it. I followed all of the steps you indicated here and the problem still exists:
http://www.geekstogo...ogle-redirects/

Here is the log from OTM. I actually ran it twice and this is the latest log:

All processes killed
========== FILES ==========
< ipconfig /flushdns /c >
Windows IP Configuration
Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.
C:\Documents and Settings\CJ\Desktop\cmd.bat deleted successfully.
C:\Documents and Settings\CJ\Desktop\cmd.txt deleted successfully.
========== COMMANDS ==========
C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\etc\Hosts moved successfully.
HOSTS file reset successfully

[EMPTYTEMP]

User: Administrator
->Temp folder emptied: 0 bytes
->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 0 bytes
->FireFox cache emptied: 0 bytes

User: All Users

User: CJ
->Temp folder emptied: 980339 bytes
->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 1985279 bytes
->Java cache emptied: 0 bytes
->FireFox cache emptied: 80678682 bytes
->Google Chrome cache emptied: 0 bytes
->Apple Safari cache emptied: 0 bytes
->Flash cache emptied: 848 bytes

User: Default User
->Temp folder emptied: 0 bytes
->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 33170 bytes
->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

User: LocalService
->Temp folder emptied: 0 bytes
->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 33170 bytes
->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

User: NetworkService
->Temp folder emptied: 0 bytes
->Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 33413 bytes
->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

%systemdrive% .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
%systemroot% .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
%systemroot%\System32 .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
%systemroot%\System32\dllcache .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
%systemroot%\System32\drivers .tmp files removed: 0 bytes
Windows Temp folder emptied: 6778 bytes
%systemroot%\system32\config\systemprofile\Local Settings\Temp folder emptied: 0 bytes
%systemroot%\system32\config\systemprofile\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files folder emptied: 0 bytes
RecycleBin emptied: 0 bytes

Total Files Cleaned = 80.00 mb

Restore point Set: OTM Restore Point

[EMPTYFLASH]

User: Administrator

User: All Users

User: CJ
->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

User: Default User
->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

User: LocalService
->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

User: NetworkService
->Flash cache emptied: 0 bytes

Total Flash Files Cleaned = 0.00 mb


OTM by OldTimer - Version 3.1.21.0 log created on 07152012_120603

Files moved on Reboot...

Registry entries deleted on Reboot...
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cjosey

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I am posting from my laptop now because my computer is now giving me a "Data Execution Prevention" error, which will not close unless I reboot the computer. I can not open any folders or "my computer". I can run some applications, as long as I dont do anything first to get the DEP error. Once the error pops up - it wont close and I cant do anything else on the machine.

YUCK...please help.
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Hi there can you burn a CD ? If so we will work outside of windows and see what is happening

OK next we will work outside of windows
Please print these instruction out so that you know what you are doing

  • Download OTLPENet.exe to your desktop
  • Download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.
  • Ensure that you have a blank CD in the drive
  • Double click OTLPENet.exe and this will then open imgburn to burn the file to CD
  • Reboot your system using the boot CD you just created.
    Note : If you do not know how to set your computer to boot from CD follow the steps here
  • As the CD needs to detect your hardware and load the operating system, I would recommend a nice cup of tea whilst it loads :)
  • Your system should now display a Reatogo desktop.
    Note : as you are running from CD it is not exactly speedy
  • Insert the flash drive with FRST on it
  • Locate the flash drive and run FSRT
  • The tool will start to run.
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  • When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Press Scan button.
  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) on the flash drive. Please copy and paste it to your reply.

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