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Google Redirect Problem/ping.exe


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#1 Gladiator12

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 01:49 PM

A couple days ago I started noticing my computer running slower and sometimes running at 80-90%. Ran two McAfee scans, but nothing came up. Did some research and saw that it might be the ping.exe virus. Yesterday, when I searched google (but also happened with bing), I started getting redirected to a different search engine/adsite. The first part of the site read as follows "63.209.69.107"
Looks like some others on the forum have had similar problems. What can be done to fix this and are the ping.exe and google redirect problem the same thing? I am running windows XP with google chrome as my browser.

Any help is appreciated.

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 02:29 PM

Hello, this removal requires the Malware Removal Forum.

Please go here....
Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.

Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.
If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.
Include a link back to this topic.

Let me know if that went well.
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Posted 13 December 2011 - 06:39 PM

Thanks. I will be sure to this ASAP

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 09:03 PM

Now that your log is properly posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a Malware Removal Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the Malware Removal Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the Malware Removal Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the Malware Removal Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another MRL Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

The current wait time is 3 - 5 days and ALL logs are amswered.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic
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