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#1 imanimesh


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Posted 17 January 2009 - 03:25 AM

Hello Everyone,
Whenever i search for any website in google and click on one of the items on the returned search list,the browser redirects me automatically to a different page,which is not the url of the clicked item.
Please help!!
I have scanned my laptop using norton full scan as well as using yahoo spyware ful scan,neither have solved the problem.

Edited by imanimesh, 17 January 2009 - 03:45 AM.

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#2 Guest_superbird_*


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Posted 17 January 2009 - 04:28 AM


Welcome here. :thumbsup:

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
  • On the Scanner tab:
    • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
    • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
  • Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to restart your computer. (see Note below)
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts. Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.

#3 imanimesh

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Posted 18 January 2009 - 04:31 AM

Hi Superbird,
Many thanks for your reply.

I have used malwarebytes and ran the quick scan as well we the full scan.
It did seem to remove Trojan DNS Changers, but my problem still persists.

In fact I ma not able to login to gmail, since after entering user id and password,I am now directed to a different site alltoigether.

The same is happening with auto redirects,I keep getting redirected to pages I dont want every time I click on any search result link.

Please help!!


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Posted 18 January 2009 - 05:07 AM


I'm already helping you here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/195865/error-during-login-and-logoff-gmail/
Please only use 1 topic.

I will notify a mod to close this topic. :thumbsup:

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