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USB-Drive not recognized (flash drive)


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#1 BigAxe49

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 09:07 PM

I am having trouble seeing my flash drives in the My Computer window. I can't find anything to make them visible. I can't see anything. Also, my google searches are being redirected to random crap. I am running NoScript in FireFox and everytime I visit google it blocks "google-redirect" which I am concerned about. I have looked up google-redirect and discovered that it is malicious. I was wondering if anyone has had similar problems with not being able to see Drives and if anyone has any fixes.

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 06 May 2009 - 10:30 PM

Hello BigAxe49,

I see that you have an HJT log posted here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic225046.html

We do not allow more than one topic for the same computer and the same issue as this causes confusion, and in this case may make the disinfection process more difficult.

This leaves you with a choice:

1) Have this thread reopened and moved to the Am I Infected forum and the HiJack This log topic deleted

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2) Keep this thread closed and wait for assistance in the HiJack This log forum. Please note that that forum is VERY busy.

Please send a Private Message indicating your choice.

Please note that you have a VERY serious infection. Any external drives that you have plugged into this computer SHOULD NOT be plugged into another as this will spread the infection to those computers. You should also disconnect this computer from the internet and also from any other computers it's connected to. Change all your passwords from a known clean computer.

Assuming you wish assistance in the HiJack This forum, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond. Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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