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Can not access google.com


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#1 walkdaddy8

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Posted 06 May 2010 - 12:46 PM

Fixing a computer for a friend and ran malwarebytes. Cleaned everything mwbytes found. Thought everything was good but I cant access google.com. That seems to be the only site that is having problems. I was able to access it on ie with the url number, but can't access it all with google chrome. I also cannot use a search engine with google in the search. I get a cannot find page.

I have tried to go to the hosts file in windows/system32/drivers/etc and cannot find the "hosts" file is not listed there.

I just ran an old standby of spybot search and destroy and it is finding "microsoft.windows.redirecthosts" and "fraud.windowsprotectionsuite", but cannot remove them beacuse it cannot find the "hosts" file that I listed above. Not sure what to try next.

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Posted 06 May 2010 - 08:26 PM

Hello,

There is a removal guide for Windows Protection Suite here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-remo...rotection-suite

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