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Strange Problem With Yahoo Search


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#1 Everett1

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 02:18 PM

Hello.
Recently I got some strange problem with redirection to the sites from Yahoo search results and it would be really nice to know about the ways of its decision.
I have IE7 internet browser and Win XP Media Center Edition with installed Update Rollup on my PC. So my problem is the next: after getting search results with Yahoo I click on any, but instead of opening the desirable web page my browser is trying to go by some strange URL like this -> http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0geu9TzTLRIb5QA...thingweird.com/ (this one is for site http://www.somethingweird.com/) and giving me the traditional IE message - "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". Everything is gonna be okie and required site is opened just after I click refresh on this dummy page.
It seems I have no any kind of spyware or worms on my PC, at least I don't see them among my active processes or in startup list.
Some time ago, when I have had Media Center installed too, I already experienced this trouble, but found no way to resolve it. I never saw smth like this during the usage of Win XP Pro with the same software installed.
This bug is annoying one, and I will be actually grateful for any useful advices!

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 02:56 PM

I believe that is the sign of an infection. I shall move you to our malware forum
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#3 angeloosenup

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Posted 29 August 2008 - 08:30 AM

my yahoo messenger does not want to work when i try to open it does not open at all but when i try to open it through right click and Run as... it will open but when i am trying to sign up, a errorr mesage will pop out stating drwtsn32.exe errorr., waht shold i do i cannot chat anymore with my yahoo., please help me with this., thank you very much.,




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