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Windows XP Redirect Virus

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#1 vstopp


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Posted 25 March 2010 - 09:07 PM

Trying to help a friends remove virus whatever from computer....

When using Firefox and/or IE, getting re-directs whenever I type in AVG.com, Grisoft.com (or click using Google.com).
When typed directly into browser window, either re-directs to fake site or error message saying it can't find the website.

ran Malwarebytes and cleaned up 51 items.
ran AVG in safe mode (old 8.0 version) - cleaned up a bunch of tracking cookies, but no virus found
ran Spybot in safe mode - cleaned up 47? virus/trojan etc. Said it could not clean 1, but would rescan on restart. Didn't see any problem?
Looked at Hosts file, had about 400 entries that said they were from spybot. Seemed legit, but still not sure. All were

Don't know which program to run next.

Thank you for your time.

P.S. User is running BSafe Online - Ha! I've disable, through settings, but it doesn't seem to disable completely.

I know enough to be dangerous, but not enough to clean this mess up. Please help.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 25 March 2010 - 10:27 PM.
Move to AII as no logs posted. ~ OB

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