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Browser Redirect/System lockup

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#1 Deuce232


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Posted 12 April 2011 - 03:55 PM


I have been reading a few threads and the info in hyjack this and i think that i have a serious problem.

My two main issues are:

Computer will "lock up". But it doesn't look like a systems failure. The cursor dissapears and the keyboard is unresponsive. My impression is that perhaps they are being deactivated allowing the computer to run in the background. Perhaps something akin to the "screenshot pranks" that we all love so dearly.

Also when clicking a google link the browser is redirected. however any address entered manually works fine and any cut and paste of the address from the google search will work fine.

A final and most confusing piece of information is that when i run my computer on wireless (as opposed to the t1 network) occasionally i will get a ton of explorer windows populating and being refused access by the wireless network. My fear is that on the hard connection it is not failing to get permission and these windows are being run without appearing to me.

I have taken the following steps to resolve:

I have run avast (now updated)
I have run malwar bytes (updated)
I have run ccleaner (updated)
I have run hijack this and created a log

I will post this log when you ask me "do you still need help?" which seems to be the prefered method.

I am running windows 7

Edited by Deuce232, 12 April 2011 - 04:02 PM.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 10:41 AM


Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.

Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.

If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.

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