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Another Google redirect infection.

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#1 breckinridge


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Posted 25 June 2010 - 02:02 AM

My laptop has a Google redirect infection affecting my search results in IE, Firefox, and Chrome, but not Opera. Other computers on my home network are not affected. I have tried several different means of correcting the problem that I read about, including:
-Checking Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
-Flushing the DNS with ipconfig /flushdns
-Reinstalling Java
-CWShredder (didn't detect anything on my system)
-Resetting my router
-Running Malwarebytes
-Running AdAware
-Disabling JavaScript in Firefox, which stops the redirect, but that is obviously only a temporary band-aid over a much deeper problem.
My computer is running Windows XP Home SP3.

I tried running a DDS log, but my computer was unable to open it as anything other than a text file and it seemed as though it was being confused with a script for my AutoCAD software. I can try uninstalling AutoCAD if need be, but I wanted to see there were any alternatives before resorting to that.

Any help with my problem would be greatly appreciated!

Edited by breckinridge, 25 June 2010 - 02:23 AM.

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