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I'm have the Google search redirect virus. What do I do?


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#1 shawnmandel

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 12:41 PM

I am running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit with IE10.  I have noticed that I am being redirected intermittently to ad pages while doing Google searches.  I am running the latest Malwarebytes and Windows Security Essentials and nothing in terms of alerts and notifications is coming up.

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

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Shawn



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Posted 06 March 2013 - 12:44 PM

Download and run Spybot.  Also run a full scan on Malwarebytes.  Look in your programs and see if anything is there that should not be such as advertisement programs etc. and uninstall them.



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Posted 06 March 2013 - 12:57 PM

Thanks for the super fast reply.  I've already run Malwarebytes, and then Spybot.  Next, I ran a full Windows Security Essentials scan.  Finally, I ran a TDSKiller scan.  Nothing came up. 

 

Regards,

Shawn



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Posted 06 March 2013 - 08:14 PM

Please do not run any other tools when you are being assisted.

 

  • Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your Desktop
  • Doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters


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  • Check Loaded Modules  and Detect TDLFS file systemDo not check Verify file digital signatures (even though it is checked in the example)
  • If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now


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  • Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run

  • If threats are detected select Skip for all of them unless I instruct you otherwise
  • Click Continue


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  • Click Reboot computer
  • Please post the contents of  TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)in your reply


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aswMBR

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  • Download aswMBR and save it to your desktop.
  • Please disable your real time protection of any Antivirus, Antispyware or Antimalware programs temporarily. They will interfere and may cause unexpected results.
  • If you need help to disable your protection programs see here and here.
  • Double click the aswMBR.exe file to run it. Please allow when you are asked to download AVAST antivirus engine defs.
  • Wait until the AV update is done, then click on the Scan button to start. The program will launch a scan.


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  • When done, you will see Scan finished successfully. Please click on Save log and save the file to your desktop.


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  • Please post the contents of the log in your next reply.

NOTE:  aswMBR will create MBR.dat file on your desktop. This is a copy of your MBR. Do NOT delete it.


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ESET Online Scanner

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I'd like us to scan your machine with ESET OnlineScan  This process may may take several hours, that is normal

  • Hold down Control and click on this link to open ESET OnlineScan in a new window.
  • Click the esetonlinebtn.png  button.
  • For alternate browsers only: (Microsoft Internet Explorer users can skip these steps)

    • Click on esetsmartinstaller_enu.exe to download the ESET Smart Installer. Save it to your desktop.
    • Double click on the icon on your desktop.

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  • Check "YES, I accept the Terms of Use."
  • Click the Start button.
  • Accept any security warnings from your browser.
  • Under scan settings, check "Scan Archives" and "Remove found threats"
  • Click Advanced settings and select the following:

    • Scan potentially unwanted applications
    • Scan for potentially unsafe applications
    • Enable Anti-Stealth technology
  • ESET will then download updates for itself, install itself, and begin scanning your computer. Please be patient as this can take some time.
  • When the scan completes, click List Threats
  • Copy and paste the information in your next reply.   Note:  If no malware was found you will not get a log.
  • Click the Back button.
  • Click the Finish button.


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Things I would like to see in your next reply. Please be sure to copy and paste the information rather than send an attachment. :thumbsup2:

  • TDSSKiller log
  • aswMBR log
  • ESET results

 






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