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FF Google Search Hijacked


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#1 shegetsby

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Posted 03 November 2009 - 03:20 PM

Hi,

Over the last week, I've had recurring problems with FF Google searches referring me to other random websites when I click the search results. I have run AVG Full Version as well as Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D, AdAware. All scans run clean. I am on Windows XP (Media Center), HP DV9000, up to date on ALL software. I use FF as my primary browser and don't even have IE installed on my laptop. I've even deleted and reinstalled FF twice. I also created a new admin user on my computer, scanned for bugs through that user, and still came up clean.

I've included some screen caps of what's going on -- two are of the fav-icons of the referred sites, one of another site that has already loaded to a new, foreign page, and lastly, the AVG alert for a trojan:

http://img40.imageshack.us/i/faviconglobe.jpg
http://img20.imageshack.us/i/faviconswirl.jpg
http://img691.imageshack.us/i/randomsearchrefer.jpg
http://img35.imageshack.us/i/threat.jpg

How do I solve this?
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#2 jpshortstuff

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Posted 04 November 2009 - 06:42 PM

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Posted 04 November 2009 - 07:59 PM

Thank you JP :thumbsup:

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