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#1 troll4life

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 09:31 AM

long story short i have the same problem as the OP in this link:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/914094

My symptoms are similar, if not extactly identical as his

what are some steps i should take in order to make sure my system is absolutely clean?

and on a side note, this happened while i was running avast antivirus(free version registered) and a malware anti-malaware pro(this one i purchased, hence the "pro" version)
both up-to-date today.



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#2 buddy215

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 09:42 AM

As stated in your link....You may have an ISP that automatically redirects you to a search page if a DNS look up fails.

That happened to me once and I changed DNS server to  Internet Security or DNS Service for your Business or Home - OpenDNS

 Info on how to change DNS server in Windows 8: How to Switch to OpenDNS or Google DNS to Speed Up Web Browsing

 

You can scan your computer using the two programs in links below. Allow them to remove whatever they find. Post

the logs back here if adware is found.

AdwCleaner Download

Junkware Removal Tool Download


Edited by buddy215, 06 November 2013 - 10:05 AM.

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