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#1 ShahK

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 08:30 AM

Hey,

I just started using my sister's computer and its been doing this irritating thing by redirecting my google searches to randoms sites. Please help.

Edited by elise025, 26 October 2010 - 08:46 AM.
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Posted 26 October 2010 - 12:28 PM

Please follow these instructions: How to remove Google Redirects or the TDSS, TDL3, Alureon rootkit using TDSSKiller
  • Double-click on TDSSKiller.exe to run the tool for known TDSS variants.
    Vista/Windows 7 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • When the program opens, click the Start Scan button.
  • If malicious objects are found, they will show in the Scan results - Select action for found objects and offer three options.
  • Ensure Cure is selected, then click Continue > Reboot now to finish the cleaning process. <- Important!!
    Note: If 'Suspicious' objects are detected, you will be given the option to Skip or Quarantine. Skip will be the default selection.
  • A log file named TDSSKiller_version_date_time_log.txt will be created and saved to the root directory (usually Local Disk C:).
  • Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.
-- For any files detected as 'Suspicious' (except those identified as Forged to be cured after reboot) get a second opinion by submitting to Jotti's virusscan or VirusTotal. In the "File to upload & scan" box, browse to the location of the suspicious file and submit (upload) it for scanning/analysis.


Step 9 recommends that you scan your computer using MalwareBytes to remove any traces that may still be present. If you performed that step, please post the complete results of your scan for review.
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