Posted 12 October 2010 - 08:38 AM
Hi I really hope some one can help me. I'm running XP and use IE8 for internet. Recently I've been having a weird problem. I'm online on a web page and a new web page randomly opens and pops up. Sometimes it can be a blank page, sometimes it can be a garbled long webpage address of letters and numbers that leads to a page that my computer warns me is a bad page. I have no idea how this is happening. Once this unknown page pops up my internet stops working and I cannot open any more pages or shut IE down. I also cannot get my laptop to hibernate (this may be a separate problem?).
I ran Malwarebytes and it came back clean. I donwloaded GMER and followed your instructions for turning off my internet and disabling AVG and Ad-Aware. I left the laptop to scan and when I came back a while later the laptop had restarted itself as it had encounered a 'fatal error', so I have no GMER log to post. I really don't know what to do!!