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altered DNS on starup

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#1 freeway


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Posted 23 July 2010 - 09:00 AM

First hello to all. This is a recent problem in the last 24 hours. Every time I start up, my DNS is altered. I run XP by the way. The DNS set itself to the following: /

This is not my DNS, so I reset it manually to my configuration, but during any reboot or restart it reverts back to the above rogue setting.

Any comments would be welcome and appreciated.


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Posted 23 July 2010 - 12:09 PM

That IP address resolves to trusted-dsn.com, a known malicious domain associated with malware. For that reason, I am moving this topic to the "Am I Infected? What Do I Do?" forum for malware removal assistance.

Edited by Andrew, 23 July 2010 - 12:13 PM.

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Posted 23 July 2010 - 01:06 PM

Ok, thanks for this information. I'm still searching for a fix. Malwarebyte was tried, but it will not open and run despite trying all of the tricks listed in the various forums. For now, I just enter the DNS that I used before this issue. The people involved in this are dirty swine!
Anyhow, when I do manually change the DNS, the system seems to work but I would of course feel better if I could get rid of this. Is ther no way to block them? Other fixes besides Malwarebyte?

Cheers again.

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