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Google Redirect Virus (atapi.sys rootkit problem)

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#1 mktr8722


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Posted 22 April 2010 - 02:52 PM


I am having a problem that when I search something in Google via firefox, I get redirected to an unrelated site. Sometimes these sites are malware/spyware infected. I have ran the following anti-virus programs:

-Hitman Pro 3.5

I have ran all of these numerous times in safe mode and normal mode. The reason i think it is affecting atapi.sys is because when i ran TDSS Killer, i said that that file is infected, and that it would be cured on rebbot, but that never fixes anything. Also I ran GMER Rootkit and he said that there was suspicious modification to atapi.sys. This problem is a pain to deal with. What is should I do?

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#2 mktr8722

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 02:54 PM

I am using Windows XP by the way

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 09:38 PM


Rootkits are bad business and will require specialized tools to resolve. 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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