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Multiple infections, Browser hijack, search function hijack

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#1 Down In A Hole

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Posted 25 May 2010 - 09:00 PM

Hello, I have multiple infections and I think my PC is on it's way out and this is my last attempt at saving it. First off the symptoms started as everytime I would use the search function a link would redirect to google search saying page cannot be found even if I was not even on google search. And I noticed it would show some other site in the link right before it went there but would never cannot to that site. It never actually connected to the site I wanted to. For some reason it worked 50% of the time if I opened the link in a new browser but odds increasingly got slimmer. I ran multiple scanners. I'm currently protected by avast 4.8, ad-aware, spyware blaster and malwarebytes but none of these protected this infection or will they get rid of it. I ran other scanners like panda, kasperty, stopzilla. I even updated to the newest avast. Nothing will stop this. It got worse when internet explorer kept opening up new windows one after another without let up and eventually I got all of them to close with quick clicks but the browser no longer works. I am currently using modzilla. Now I cannot even download any spyware, virus or malware protection. This infection has disabled my documents folder so I can't open anything. This is why I can't post a LOG. I can only post what AVAST and stopzilla picked up.

win32: rootkit gen
win32: malware gen

There was one more but unfortunately I lost it when stopzilla stopped working. Please help thankyou!

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#2 Down In A Hole

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Posted 26 May 2010 - 10:48 AM

Any help please... I can't even post logs.. It won't allow me to. I don't know what to do.

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Posted 26 May 2010 - 01:10 PM


The infection is causing that. I have merged your 4 posts in your topic here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/319366/browser-hijack/ separating them by blue + signs.

Now that you have posted a log, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a MRT Team member, nor should you ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the MRT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the MRT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the MRT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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