That IP address resolves to TurkTelekom
which is a Turkish telecommunications company. Is this organization your ISP?
The location points to the HOSTS file
. Are you using a custom HOSTS file or have you made any modications to it?
In Windows Vista and XP, the HOSTS file is located in this default location: C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts.
Anything that appears in your HOSTS file without an # at the beginning, except from the "127.0.0.1 localhost
" line, should be viewed with suspicion. Although malware can be responsible for altering the HOSTS file in an attempt to redirect your browser, it does not do so without infecting other areas of your system.
To view the folder containing your Hosts file, go to Start > Run and type: %windir%\system32\drivers\etc\
The Hosts file has as no extension. The easiest way to access and view the contents is by using notepad.
- Double-click on the HOSTS file.
- A message will appear saying Windows can't open the file or Choose the program you want to open this file.
- Scroll down the list of programs until you see Notepad.
- Select it and click OK.
To view the Hosts file in Notepad automatically, go to Start > Run and type: notepad %windir%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts