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Search Engine Redirect Malware?

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#1 alove3


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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!


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#2 Orange Blossom

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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.

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