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Google redirecting.. one of many signs


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#1 ilygurlie

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 01:20 AM

Hello.
Yesterday, my friend was streaming a movie online and I think that may have infected my computer with something. After the movie ended, a pop up came up saying my computer was infected and I needed to purchase something to remove it. I couldn't even go onto the internet due to this so called "virus," so I had to look on my other computer on how to fix this. I entered some registration key to "remove" the virus (I'm pretty sure this was just a scam to get money). After this, I installed Windows Security Essentials and Malwarebytes. They both removed some Trojans and I thought everything was gone, but I just did a McAfee scan and it says I have a suspicious threat with some random website - xdlamfeed.com or something like that... Also, I noticed some problems.

Also, my Security Essentials keeps removing this virus/male ware but it keeps coming up as a threat everyday:

Trojan:JS/Tracur.gen!B

I googled it and other people have been complaining that it messes with google searches as well.


1) While searching, google will redirect to some other site beginning with several random numbers.
This will happen when searching 1/10 times, link starts with this:
http://63.209.69.107
2) I cannot open Windows Security Center Service.
3) I cannot change my Windows Firewall settings at all. Says there is an error. - is this due to installing those programs above?

I have done system restore as well, and all of these problems exist. Help please?

Edited by ilygurlie, 20 December 2011 - 04:51 AM.


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Posted 20 December 2011 - 11:46 PM

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Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop.

* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
* Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
* A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.

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Please download MiniToolBox and run it.

Checkmark following boxes:
  • Report IE Proxy Settings
  • Report FF Proxy Settings
  • List content of Hosts
  • List IP configuration
  • List Winsock Entries
  • List last 10 Event Viewer log
  • List Installed Programs
  • List Users, Partitions and Memory size
Click Go and post the result.

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Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/malwarebytes-anti-malware/ to your desktop.

* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
* Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan.
* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
* Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
* When completed, a log will open in Notepad.
* Post the log back here.

Be sure to restart the computer.

The log can also be found here:
C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txt
Or at C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txt

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Please download GMER from one of the following locations and save it to your desktop:
  • Main Mirror
    This version will download a randomly named file (Recommended)
  • Zipped Mirror
    This version will download a zip file you will need to extract first. If you use this mirror, please extract the zip file to your desktop.
  • Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.
  • Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security programs will not conflict with gmer's driver.
  • Double-click on the randomly named GMER file (i.e. n7gmo46c.exe) and allow the gmer.sys driver to load if asked.
  • Note: If you downloaded the zipped version, extract the file to its own folder such as C:\gmer and then double-click on gmer.exe.

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  • GMER will open to the Rootkit/Malware tab and perform an automatic quick scan when first run. (do not use the computer while the scan is in progress)
  • If you receive a WARNING!!! about rootkit activity and are asked to fully scan your system...click NO.
  • Now click the Scan button. If you see a rootkit warning window, click OK.
  • When the scan is finished, click the Save... button to save the scan results to your Desktop. Save the file as gmer.log.
  • Click the Copy button and paste the results into your next reply.
  • Exit GMER and be sure to re-enable your anti-virus, Firewall and any other security programs you had disabled.

IMPORTANT! If for some reason GMER refuses to run, try again.
If it still fails, try to UN-check "Devices" in right pane.
If still no joy, try to run it from Safe Mode.

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