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Search redirect virus


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#1 jessmage

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Posted 13 April 2010 - 12:29 AM

I've seen several posts about this virus/malware already on the forum, but from what I've seen, it's a particularly nasty one, and it's best to handle it on a case by case basis. A few days ago, I started getting strange search results whenever I performed a Google search, in both Firefox and Internet Explorer. When I search from either the toolbar or the main search page, the links for the search seem to lead to the wrong pages about 90% of the time. Occasionally a new page to a suspicious website will try to load itself when I've been online for a while. I use Avira, SuperAntiSpyware and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware - all three are kept updated and all three have failed to find any trace of anything wrong. I've tried a few other programs, including some online scanners and a few scanners I downloaded to a jump drive from a problem-free computer, and none of them have found anything either. I use NoScript as a Firefox add-on, so it blocks all of the sites the virus tries to redirect me to, and Avira keeps the annoying pop-up sites from downloading anything nasty, but it's still a huge pain, and I hate knowing this thing is lurking somewhere on my hard drive! My logs are attached - I'm crossing my fingers that you all can help me out!:)

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#2 etavares

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 07:38 AM

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer

Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process. Please also continue to work with me until I give you the all clear. Even if your computer appears to act better, you may still be infected.

Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.

Once we start working together, please reply back within 3 days or this thread may be closed so we can help others who are waiting.

We need to create an OTL report,
  • Please download OTL from this link.
  • Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the icon on your desktop.
  • Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.
  • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in:

    netsvcs
    msconfig
    activex
    drivers32
    %systemroot%\system32\*.dll /lockedfiles
    %systemroot%\Tasks\*.job /lockedfiles
    %SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
    /md5start
    eventlog.dll
    scecli.dll
    netlogon.dll
    cngaudit.dll
    sceclt.dll
    ntelogon.dll
    logevent.dll
    iaStor.sys
    nvstor.sys
    atapi.sys
    IdeChnDr.sys
    viasraid.sys
    AGP440.sys
    vaxscsi.sys
    nvatabus.sys
    viamraid.sys
    nvata.sys
    nvgts.sys
    iastorv.sys
    ViPrt.sys
    eNetHook.dll
    ahcix86.sys
    KR10N.sys
    nvstor32
    ahcix86s.sys
    nvrd32.sys
    /md5stop
    %systemroot%\*. /mp /s
    CREATERESTOREPOINT

  • Click the Quick Scan button.
  • The scan should take a few minutes.
  • Please copy and paste both logs in your reply.

We also need a new log from the GMER anti-rootkit scanner. Please first disable any CD emulation programs using the steps found in this topic:

Why we request you disable CD Emulation when receiving Malware Removal Advice

Then create another GMER log and post it as an attachment to the reply where you post your new OTL log. Instructions on how to properly create a GMER log can be found here:

How to create a GMER log


In your reply, please post both OTL logs and the GMER log.


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#3 etavares

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Posted 23 April 2010 - 05:57 PM

Due to the lack of feedback, this Topic is closed.

If you need this topic reopened, please request this by sending the moderating team
a PM with the address of the thread. This applies only to the original topic starter.

Everyone else please begin a New Topic.


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