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Redirected webpages and random soundbytes

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#1 revrob


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Posted 12 April 2011 - 05:27 PM

It all started with "Windows Repair" showing up on my laptop. I was suspicious of it when it appeared and after some research found that it was a malware type of program. I checked around different sites and used Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware program to remove it. Well, it "seems" to have removed it as I haven't seen the windows repair show it's screen anymore, but I do seem to have some other problems that showed up at the same time. I don't know if they are part of windows repair that is left behind, or other malware programs/virues that got let in.
I seem to have 3 specific problems...

1. Random soundbytes start playing that sound like I am watching a commercial on tv (this happens even if no webpage or program is up)
2. I get LOTS of IE script error screens (it will ask if I want to continue running scripts on this page, but the address is not something I have up)
3. When I click a link from any websearch, I get re-directed a lot to a totally differnt page (Seems like if the link is for any type of anti-virus page then it redirects always)

I tried most of the anti-virus and anti-malware programs listed on this site with the 3 problems listed above not going away (also hope I didn't make things worse :D )

Almost forgot...I am running Window XP home with SP3...

Thanks in advance for help to remove these varmints...


Edited by revrob, 12 April 2011 - 05:28 PM.

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