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Redirect virus (not just google), Malaware Bytes didn't work

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#1 brianaking


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Posted 13 May 2010 - 02:34 PM

I have a redirect virus that I cannot get rid of. My husband tried Malaware Bytes and some other techniques we found online, but nothing has worked. It has affected both firefox and internet explorer. We have tried uninstalling firefox and reinstallng it. We have tried system restore. My husband also installed Advanced System Optimizer 3, but I don't know if that did any good after the fact.

The virus redirects to an ad page (a different one every time) when you click on a link in a list of search results. I can work around it by right clicking and copying target or link location and pasting into a new window. It doesn't redirect every single time, but at least one in every five times. It does it with google and bing (the only two I have tried).

Please help!

Edited by Orange Blossom, 13 May 2010 - 03:37 PM.
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Posted 16 May 2010 - 08:14 PM

Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please a description of your computer issues and what you have done to try to resolve them.

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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