Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Search Engine Redirect Malware?


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 alove3

alove3

  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:04:39 AM

Posted 18 January 2010 - 11:19 PM

Just today my computer was infected with a virus (antivirus plus) so I removed it using a malware remover that was suggested on this site. Now however I'm having trouble with my internet's search engines. When I attempt to click on a link that is in the search results (on Internet Explorer) it redirects to an unwanted (and sometimes virus filled) site. I tried using Spybot-Search and Destory which deleted about 13 files that I think were associated with this problem but the problem still hasn't been fixed. Websites work fine when typed directly into the location bar and otherwise I'm having no problems. I'm not really tech sauvy but I'm hoping to get easily understood help so I can fix this without taking my computer to the shop.

Thanks so much!

-Andromeda

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Orange Blossom

Orange Blossom

    OBleepin Investigator


  • Moderator
  • 36,807 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Bloomington, IN
  • Local time:06:39 AM

Posted 18 January 2010 - 11:20 PM

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.

==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.
Help us help you. If HelpBot replies, you MUST follow step 1 in its reply so we know you need help.

Orange Blossom

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

SpywareBlaster, WinPatrol Plus, ESET Smart Security, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, NoScript Firefox ext., Norton noscript




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users