Firefox homepage (Google) will not load; it loops between loading google.co.uk and google.com. Error message reads: 'Redirection limit for this URL exceeded. Have you disabled or blocked cookies for this site?'
Google search hijacked - clicking the displayed link will bounce me to one of several misc. websites. mamma/dawnsearch - other search engines basically.
Links clicked in a browser window now open in a new tab from Google. Usually the Google search would open in the existing tab.
HDBHO.dll picked up by Ad-aware, removed, but reinstalled itself straight away.
Dr Web-Cure-It (Recommended from here)
All run in Safe Mode - except Ad-aware, which was barely working?
I looked up some running processes using the start-up list. I know they're two different things, but the below are all some form of trojan/worm etc:
The following are files which might be new:
I have seen the following before:
This problem has also affected IE7 search results from Google. My laptop still runs IE and FF fine.
NB: I have AutoCAD 2007 installed and found DDS wouldn't run (loaded into notepad and all I could make out was 'must run in Win32 mode.' I couldn't find the .scr file name to reset how it runs (Folder Options > File Type). Some googling led me to a nifty site with a download which installs a reg key to do this; the url is dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm
Thanks in advance
Edited by eh_fella, 20 February 2009 - 10:16 AM.