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ok, my home page is google.com it loads up fine, but whenever i do any type of search all the hits i get are trying to reidrect me to different search engines for the same thing.
Now if i go into my host file i see this, www.google.ae www.google.am www.google.as www.google.at www.google.az www.google.be www.google.bi www.google.ca www.google.cd www.google.cg www.google.ch www.google.ci www.google.cl www.google.co.cr www.google.co.hu www.google.co.il www.google.co.in www.google.co.je www.google.co.jp www.google.co.ke www.google.co.kr www.google.co.ls www.google.co.nz www.google.co.th www.google.co.ug www.google.co.uk www.google.co.ve www.google.com www.google.com.ag www.google.com.ar www.google.com.au www.google.com.br www.google.com.co www.google.com.cu www.google.com.do www.google.com.ec www.google.com.fj www.google.com.gi www.google.com.gr www.google.com.gt www.google.com.hk www.google.com.ly www.google.com.mt www.google.com.mx www.google.com.my www.google.com.na www.google.com.nf www.google.com.ni www.google.com.np www.google.com.pa www.google.com.pe www.google.com.ph www.google.com.pk www.google.com.pr www.google.com.py www.google.com.sa www.google.com.sg www.google.com.sv www.google.com.tr www.google.com.tw www.google.com.ua www.google.com.uy www.google.com.vc www.google.com.vn www.google.de www.google.dj www.google.dk www.google.es www.google.fi www.google.fm www.google.fr www.google.gg www.google.gl www.google.gm www.google.hn www.google.ie www.google.it www.google.kz www.google.li www.google.lt www.google.lu www.google.lv www.google.mn www.google.ms www.google.mu www.google.mw www.google.nl www.google.no www.google.off.ai www.google.pl www.google.pn www.google.pt www.google.ro www.google.ru www.google.rw www.google.se www.google.sh www.google.sk www.google.sm www.google.td www.google.tm www.google.tt www.google.uz www.google.vg google.ae google.am google.as google.at google.az google.be google.bi google.ca google.cd google.cg google.ch google.ci google.cl google.co.cr google.co.hu google.co.il google.co.in google.co.je google.co.jp google.co.ke google.co.kr google.co.ls google.co.nz google.co.th google.co.ug google.co.uk google.co.ve google.com google.com.ag google.com.ar google.com.au google.com.br google.com.co google.com.cu google.com.do google.com.ec google.com.fj google.com.gi google.com.gr google.com.gt google.com.hk google.com.ly google.com.mt google.com.mx google.com.my google.com.na google.com.nf google.com.ni google.com.np google.com.pa google.com.pe google.com.ph google.com.pk google.com.pr google.com.py google.com.sa google.com.sg google.com.sv google.com.tr google.com.tw google.com.ua google.com.uy google.com.vc google.com.vn google.de google.dj google.dk google.es google.fi google.fm google.fr google.gg google.gl google.gm google.hn google.ie google.it google.kz google.li google.lt google.lu google.lv google.mn google.ms google.mu google.mw google.nl google.no google.off.ai google.pl google.pn google.pt google.ro google.ru google.rw google.se google.sh google.sk google.sm google.td google.tm google.tt google.uz google.vg search.yahoo.com ar.search.yahoo.com br.search.yahoo.com ca.search.yahoo.com cf.search.yahoo.com mx.search.yahoo.com espanol.search.yahoo.com au.search.yahoo.com ct.search.yahoo.com fr.search.yahoo.com de.search.yahoo.com it.search.yahoo.com uk.search.yahoo.com search.msn.com search.msn.at search.sympatico.msn.ca search.msn.co.za search.ninemsn.com.au search.xtramsn.co.nz search.msn.co.uk search.msn.be search.msn.dk search.msn.fi search.msn.fr search.msn.de search.msn.it search.msn.nl search.msn.no search.msn.es uk.search.msn.com search.msn.se search.msn.ch search.msn.co.in search.msn.com.sg toolbar.search.msn.com beta.search.msn.com beta.search.msn.at beta.search.sympatico.msn.ca beta.search.msn.co.za beta.search.ninemsn.com.au beta.search.xtramsn.co.nz beta.search.msn.co.uk beta.search.msn.be beta.search.msn.dk beta.search.msn.fi beta.search.msn.fr beta.search.msn.de beta.search.msn.it beta.search.msn.nl beta.search.msn.no beta.search.msn.es beta.search.msn.se beta.search.msn.ch beta.search.msn.co.in beta.search.msn.com.sg auto.search.msn.com www.alexa.com alexa.com

All that is above everything in my host file it starts at the top, now I can delete all of it then save changes and make it read only and hidden and i can open up my browser and it works good, but if i close it it all comes back. I think it has something to do with alexa.com if i go to that website it says my ip has been blocked due to problems or something, ive never been there nor do I know what it is.

here is my hijackthis log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:22:12 AM, on 1/3/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowBlinds\wbload.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\ABIT\ABITEQ\abiteq.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\MouseWare\system\em_exec.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasDtServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\Copy of Ventrilo\Ventrilo.exe
C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = www.google.com
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = www.google.com
O1 - Hosts: www.google.ae
O1 - Hosts: www.google.am
O1 - Hosts: www.google.as
O1 - Hosts: www.google.at
O1 - Hosts: www.google.az
O1 - Hosts: www.google.be
O1 - Hosts: www.google.bi
O1 - Hosts: www.google.ca
O1 - Hosts: www.google.cd
O1 - Hosts: www.google.cg
O1 - Hosts: www.google.ch
O1 - Hosts: www.google.ci
O1 - Hosts: www.google.cl
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.cr
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.hu
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.il
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.in
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.je
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.jp
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.ke
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.kr
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.ls
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.nz
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.th
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.ug
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.uk
O1 - Hosts: www.google.co.ve
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.ag
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.ar
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.au
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.br
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.co
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.cu
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.do
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.ec
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.fj
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.gi
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.gr
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.gt
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.hk
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.ly
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.mt
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.mx
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.my
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.na
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.nf
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.ni
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.np
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.pa
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.pe
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.ph
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.pk
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.pr
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.py
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.sa
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.sg
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.sv
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.tr
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.tw
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.ua
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.uy
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.vc
O1 - Hosts: www.google.com.vn
O1 - Hosts: www.google.de
O1 - Hosts: www.google.dj
O1 - Hosts: www.google.dk
O1 - Hosts: www.google.es
O1 - Hosts: www.google.fi
O1 - Hosts: www.google.fm
O1 - Hosts: www.google.fr
O1 - Hosts: www.google.gg
O1 - Hosts: www.google.gl
O1 - Hosts: www.google.gm
O1 - Hosts: www.google.hn
O1 - Hosts: www.google.ie
O1 - Hosts: www.google.it
O1 - Hosts: www.google.kz
O1 - Hosts: www.google.li
O1 - Hosts: www.google.lt
O1 - Hosts: www.google.lu
O1 - Hosts: www.google.lv
O1 - Hosts: www.google.mn
O1 - Hosts: www.google.ms
O1 - Hosts: www.google.mu
O1 - Hosts: www.google.mw
O1 - Hosts: www.google.nl
O1 - Hosts: www.google.no
O1 - Hosts: www.google.off.ai
O1 - Hosts: www.google.pl
O1 - Hosts: www.google.pn
O1 - Hosts: www.google.pt
O1 - Hosts: www.google.ro
O1 - Hosts: www.google.ru
O1 - Hosts: www.google.rw
O1 - Hosts: www.google.se
O1 - Hosts: www.google.sh
O1 - Hosts: www.google.sk
O1 - Hosts: www.google.sm
O1 - Hosts: www.google.td
O1 - Hosts: www.google.tm
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {5483427F-93B8-1470-5A89-E6B56484CDB2} - C:\DOCUME~1\user\LOCALS~1\Temp\ifehcvshmhc.dll
O2 - BHO: PCTools Site Guard - {5C8B2A36-3DB1-42A4-A3CB-D426709BBFEB} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYWAR~1\tools\iesdsg.dll
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll
O2 - BHO: PCTools Browser Monitor - {B56A7D7D-6927-48C8-A975-17DF180C71AC} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYWAR~1\tools\iesdpb.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbar1.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VTTimer] VTTimer.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [VTTrayp] VTtrayp.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SoundMan] SOUNDMAN.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Logitech Utility] Logi_MwX.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DAEMON Tools-1033] "C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe" -lang 1033
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\jusched.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ABITEQ] C:\Program Files\ABIT\ABITEQ\abiteq.exe -M
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:\WINDOWS\System32\NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SystemTray] SysTray.Exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TBTray] acoustic.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SeePassword] C:\Program Files\SeePassword\SeePassword.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [apisvc.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\apisvc.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [secserv.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\secserv.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [gcasServ] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Steam] "c:\program files\valve\steam\steam.exe" -silent
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MSMSGS] "C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe" /background
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\npjpi150.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\npjpi150.dll
O9 - Extra button: Spyware Doctor - {2D663D1A-8670-49D9-A1A5-4C56B4E14E84} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYWAR~1\tools\iesdpb.dll
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\MSMSGS.EXE
O16 - DPF: {54B52E52-8000-4413-BD67-FC7FE24B59F2} (EARTPatchX Class) - http://files.ea.com/...h/v2/EARTPX.cab
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://v5.windowsupd...b?1073051203906
O16 - DPF: {FDF6378C-7B5D-4ABF-BA1F-92748305FFAC} (DownloadManagerInstall Control) - http://beta.byteswar...1/DMInstall.cab
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WB - C:\PROGRA~1\Stardock\OBJECT~1\WINDOW~1\fastload.dll
O23 - Service: Nofeel FTP Server Service - Nofeel Software Team - C:\Program Files\Nofeel FTP Server\Nftpdsvc.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe

any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi kcuster and welcome to GeeksToGo! My name is Excal and I will be helping you.

I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.
If you still need help, please post a fresh Hijack log, in this thread, so I can help you with your Malware Problems.

If you have resolved this issue please let us know.


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