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*.microsoft.com and other sites redirect to google.com

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#1 gorfmeister


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Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:56 PM

It appears that something is intercepting my DNS requests and returning as the IP address for *.microsoft.com and various other sites (e.g. anti-virus), so I can't connect except through proxy sites or using IP address instead of domain.

If I put entries in my hosts file to fix, they are ignored. The IP redirects me to www.google.com, but I am unable to ping it or tracert it directly. I checked my DNS settings and they are OK. I even went into the registry to see if there were any unusual classids under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces. There are 2 extras with IP addresses of, but I don't know if that means anything.

I have scanned with Symantec AV, Malwarebytes and TDSSKiller, which found nothing. I am currently doing a full scan using SUPERAntiSpyware, which hasn't yet completed. I have Windows XP and the problem appeared when I rebooted after I did some Windows Updates, which completed successfully.

C:\>ping www.microsoft.com
Pinging lb1.www.ms.akadns.net [] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from bytes=32 time=156ms TTL=45

C:\>ping www.kaspersky.com
Pinging web.geo.kaspersky.com [] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from bytes=32 time=157ms TTL=45

C:\>ping www.symantec.com
Pinging e5211.b.akamaiedge.net [] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from bytes=32 time=157ms TTL=45

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#2 boopme


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Posted 10 April 2012 - 10:05 PM

We need a deeper look. 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.

Let me know if that went well.
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