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#1 BtBoP

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 02:37 PM

Hi, to begin, I really appreciate your time and effort with this. Recently I picked up a little bug, it's subtle, not disabling, but still a pain. Symptoms include:

firefox and IE redirect - only intermittently unlike google redirect, this will redirect without google searches and / or clicking links. The redirect is intermittent and unpredictable, you don't have to click on anything.
firefox and IE popup (open new tab) - again, intermittent popup (new tab) to websites. These are unpredictable, you don't have to click on anything.
Intermittent google and yahoo search redirects upon clicking links.
Intermittent popups (open new tab) from clicking search result links: (http://) 9newstoday.net/hoj/hoj/index (dot html)
I don't know if this has anything to do with the bug, but, I was monitoring what sounded like a webinar when all my browsers were closed. Upon opening Firefox, the symptoms described above started occurring.

OS: Windows 7 x64

Hijack This logs attached. If anything else is needed, I'm happy to provide the info. Again, thank you!
Paul

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 10:51 AM

Hi Gringo, thanks for your reply. After searching the forums, I discovered several similar problems to my own. The resolution was the same for each problem, so, I took the initiative and worked through it and was successful in removing the problem.

1. I backed up all important files
2. Ran TDS Kill and deleted suspicious and unknown processes
3. Ran ComboFix

All is well and again, thank you for replying!
Paul

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 04:06 PM

Thank you for letting me know


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Posted 26 January 2012 - 05:36 AM

It appears that this issue is resolved, therefore I am closing the topic. If that is not the case and you need or wish to continue with this topic, please send me or any Moderator a Personal Message (PM) that you would like this topic re-opened.
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