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Need Help Removing Google Redirect Virus Win7 64 bit [Solved]


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Hmmm...I don't see a youtube extension on here. Here's the list of extensions on here:
Default Extension 1.0
Kaspersky Anti-Banner
Kaspersky URL Advisor
Skype Extension
Kaspersky Virtual Keyboard

All extensions have been disabled. Commencing operation re-direct now...

Edited by hellooomcfly, 07 November 2012 - 07:13 PM.

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Aha! I think I found the root of all evil. I turned everything off and ran everything one by one. It seems the problem child is the default extension.
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Hm that is clever as that is one that is whitelisted by OTL, sneaky buggers

Are there any other problems evident ?
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Not that I can see so far. Everything seems to be acting normally since the default extension was turned off.
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Subject to no further problems :)

I will remove my tools now and give some recommendations, but, I would like you to run for 24 hours or so and come back if you have any problems

Now the best part of the day ----- Your log now appears clean :thumbsup:

A good workman always cleans up after himself so..The following will implement some cleanup procedures as well as reset System Restore points:

Remove ComboFix
  • Hold down the Windows key + R on your keyboard. This will display the Run dialogue box
  • In the Run box, type in ComboFix /Uninstall
    (Notice the space between the "x" and "/")
    then click OK

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  • Follow the prompts on the screen
  • A message should appear confirming that ComboFix was uninstalled

Run OTL and hit the cleanup button. It will remove all the programmes we have used plus itself.

We will now confirm that your hidden files are set to that, as some of the tools I use will change that
  • Click Start.
  • Open My Computer.
  • Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.
  • Select the View Tab.
  • Under the Hidden files and folders heading select Do not show hidden files and folders.
  • Click Yes to confirm.
  • Click OK.

Posted Image Your Java is out of date.
Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system.
Please follow these steps to remove older version of Java components and upgrade the application.

Upgrading Java:
  • Go to this site and click Do I have Java
  • It will check your current version and then offer to update to the latest version


Now that you are clean, to help protect your computer in the future I recommend that you get the following free programmes:

Posted Image Malwarebytes.

Update and run weekly to keep your system clean

Download and install FileHippo update checker and run it monthly it will show you which programmes on your system need updating and give a download link

If you use on-line banking then as an added layer of protection install Trusteer Rapport

It is critical to have both a firewall and anti virus to protect your system and to keep them updated. To keep your operating system up to date visit
To learn more about how to protect yourself while on the internet read our little guide How did I get infected in the first place ?Keep safe :wave:
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Awesome!! Thanks so much for all your help with cleaning up this giant mess. I will follow your procedures as listed above and update you one last time if no problems have been further detected. Again, many many thanks for all your help.
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My pleasure :)
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Everything appears to be back to normal. I think we're all clean now. Thanks again for all your time and patience. It is much much appreciated.
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
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