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search results redirect (google and bing)

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#1 dotcomer


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Posted 29 December 2009 - 06:55 PM


I got a "Internet Security 2010" on Dec 28, 2009. Use AVG, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Ad-Aware (all with the latest update) to clear up the mess. Now, both browser (IE 7 and firefox 3.5) both redirect search results to some bogus web site.

I have run several times using the software mentioned but was not able to find anything.

I've used HijackThis v2.0.2 to produce the following log.

My system Win XP sp3

I've attached the HijackThis log file. Please help!!!!

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#2 dotcomer

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Posted 30 December 2009 - 05:38 PM


Thank you all for posting your suggestions, especially for people working on this site to help others. I saw a post here that ran ComboFix to take care of the browser redirect problem. So, I download it and following the simple instructions. Low and behold, ComboFix was able to detect there was a rootkit running on my computer. After several scan and reboot, my computer is back and no more browser redirect.

I thank you again from the bottom of my heart!!!!

If BleepingComputer.com needs any help, please contact me and I will be more than happy to give my time back to serve the community.


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Posted 30 December 2009 - 08:21 PM

Good luck and have a good day
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