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google/yahoo redirect and winpkfilter message out of the blue when computer starts up


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#1 kb180

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Posted 29 August 2010 - 03:12 AM

Hello,

I saw on a previous post where someone was successfully assisted with removal of the google redirect issue from this post http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic339125.html My computer is routing me to http://search.search-go.net and i never heard of that site. I am using windows XP. I also started seeing out of the blue where my machine is trying to install winpkfilter when my computer boots up. I have no ideal what winpkfilter is and don't know why my machine is trying to install it. Is winpkfilter required for my machine to operate? Is there a way i can remove this virus without having to wipe my system clean an reloading XP all over again?

I would be grateful if i can get any help at all with these issues.

Thanks

Edited by Pandy, 29 August 2010 - 10:06 AM.
Moved from Malware logs as no logs are posted and the prep guide not followed ~Pandy


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Posted 29 August 2010 - 10:06 AM

Hello,

The best way to answer your questions is to follow the prep guide...

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Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<==

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