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#1 Bearded One

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Posted 11 December 2010 - 02:14 PM

I type the URL to my website which is actually an easy to remember site which redirects the user to my regular website. It seems that my computer redirects this and some(not all) requests to an ad website(varied) of its own desire. To wit: I am trying to go to www.drivingAcar.com which should redirect to www.angelfire.com/biz2/meltzer and I get sent to other locations. If you try this on your computer, it will probably work fine since you don't have the virus. My wife had me try to get to www.scrapbookmemoriestv.com and that was redirected to an ad page also. Others get through fine so it is something on our computers. I figure a virus I see everyone talking about.

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Posted 12 December 2010 - 10:43 AM

Hi

Please do the following:

Please download DDS from either of these links

LINK 1
LINK 2

and save it to your desktop.
  • Disable any script blocking protection
  • Double click dds to run the tool.
  • When done, two DDS.txt's will open.
  • Save both reports to your desktop.
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Please include the contents of the following in your next reply:

DDS.txt
Attach.txt.


NEXT


Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here to your desktop. It will be a randomly named executable.
  • Double click the exe file.
  • If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO, then use the following settings for a more complete scan.

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  • In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Ensure the following are unchecked
    • IAT/EAT
    • Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
    • Show All (don't miss this one)
  • Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
  • Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.
  • Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it in reply.

**Caution**
Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries

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