Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

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


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 gorfmeister

gorfmeister

  • Members
  • 11 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:01:06 AM

Posted 10 April 2012 - 09:56 PM

It appears that something is intercepting my DNS requests and returning 209.85.299.104 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 209.85.299.104 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 0.0.0.0, 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 [209.85.229.104] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 209.85.229.104: bytes=32 time=156ms TTL=45

C:\>ping www.kaspersky.com
Pinging web.geo.kaspersky.com [209.85.229.104] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 209.85.229.104: bytes=32 time=157ms TTL=45

C:\>ping www.symantec.com
Pinging e5211.b.akamaiedge.net [209.85.229.104] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 209.85.229.104: bytes=32 time=157ms TTL=45

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 boopme

boopme

    To Insanity and Beyond


  • Global Moderator
  • 73,331 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:NJ USA
  • Local time:04:06 AM

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.
How do I get help? Who is helping me?For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear....Become a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users