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#1 illbeatthevirus

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 02:08 PM

I recently received the ava.EXE virus. Verizon AV software caught it but could not contain it. After 7 hours on my computer they got it but could not fix the redirect. They suggested reinstalling vista I said know ill get it .
Here is what happens.
Open IE type in a search in either google web page or google tool bar and get to google search results. select a result and get redirected. Type in the address in the address bar and most of the time get to your site . *exception going to security sites IE Microsoft updates displays explorer cannot display this page . or 404 forbidden .
* ran with no addons no change.
Same results in Fire fox

Google Chrome opens but never connects to a site.

Fixes tried: Uninstalled IE8 reinstalled IE7 . reinstalled google chrome. Checked LAN settings in IE tools. checked programs running . reset netsh int ip and netsh winsock. checked HOSTS file. and did a few minor reg edits. still no change. Any ideas? I have Hijack this log if needed. Thanks.
Operating system Vista on a gateway with all the latest updates . running Verizon AV software .

Edited by illbeatthevirus, 17 April 2010 - 02:11 PM.


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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 10:57 PM

Hello,

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<==

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then post back here and we will provide you with further instructions.

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