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When clicking on a search item, goes to spam site

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#1 droopdog2


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Posted 30 December 2009 - 01:18 PM


I'm visiting my parents' house and I am trying to fix their computer problem but definitely need some assistance.

The problem: When doing a search for anything, if I click on a link, I get re-directed to another site. For example, I was searching for a fix to print an adobe file in reader 9.1 but when I clicked on the first link, I was re-directed to the AARP website. This happens in Firefox and IE.

The computer is a Compaq Presario running Windows XP.

I had run the Malwarebytes program prior to coming to this site. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. I've attached the DDS, Rootrepeal, and HJT logs. Thanks again.


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#2 droopdog2

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 08:36 AM


I noticed that the problem was related to directdr malware and did a search of thise site and followed the suggestions and it is now fixed. Can close this thread.


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Posted 31 December 2009 - 12:48 PM

Good luck and have a good day
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