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Problem with redirects in Firefox and IE

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#1 Torr2007


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Posted 08 April 2010 - 12:03 AM

Hello, this started nearly a month ago, when clicking within Google search results--I'd be redirected to random sites or get an Error 302 message. I don't know if it's related, but I also loose my network connection!?

In reading about the redirect problem, all of the fixes were complicated--and varied:

So, I tried to restore--BUT, there were no restore points available.

Then, I installed some every Firefox Add-on, to help with redirects, they were even more confusing--asking if i wanted to allow/deny the redirect--not allow OR deny, anyway that didn't work, but it did show that random ads (maybe java) would trigger the redirects too. (don't know if this helps)I use Firefox.

Then, i read i should install and run AdAware, SuperAntispyware, Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware, Spybot Search & Destroy--and as far as I can tell they did nothing.

Then, I read that i should delete the directory which has the overlay.xul file--in the 'program files/mozilla/firefox/extentions' directory. So i did this and nothing changed (as far as i can tell).

Then, I turned of system restore, and uninstalled/reinstalled Firefox--still have the same problem.

Finally, I installed and ran CombiFix and GMER

I am running Windows Vista, and was using Microsoft Security Essentials for virus and malware.

I have CombiFix logs, if anyone wants to see them, i tried running GMER, but it starts and returns the following error:

LoadDriver(".\fwlyifow.sys") error 0xc000003A: The system cannont find the path specified, then, if i continue, GMER does not allow me to select the boxes that you're looking for.

Thanks in advance for your help, this has been the most annoying thing ever. I would do fresh install, but i'm hearing even that might not work.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 09 April 2010 - 11:23 AM.
Move to AII as no logs posted. ~ OB

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