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Browser and Programs Hijacked

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#1 teedubbya


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Posted 24 January 2010 - 02:13 AM

I have two PC's that are surely infected.

I get redirected to unrelated random sites from selecting links in a Google search.
My AVG firewall is telling me that Google and Java Updater and Registry Mechanic are requesting updates from unknown/unregistered IP addresses.
Firefox will not launch.

After a restart I watched, via Process Explorer, Registry Mechanic perform a lengthy unsolicited update. After the update was completed it would no longer launch.
I believe this PC was infected through my home network. I received no pop-ups or redirects as with PC1.

Registry Mechanic will no longer launch on both PC's.

I have run Malwarebytes and SuperAntispyware to no avail.

Both PC's are now disconnected from the network.

Please help.

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