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Zeroaccess trojan removed by Malwarebytes but still have Google redirects

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#1 dorothyh


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Posted 26 January 2014 - 04:06 PM

Months ago I was infected with a virus that prevented AVG and MBAM from running. A friend ran MBAM from a flash drive(I think), which got AVG and MBAM back working on the PC.

Some time later, I noticed Windows Update no longer worked and Google searches were occasionally being redirected. Clicking a second time on the search item always worked. I didn't realise until recently that these may also be symptoms of the virus.

Then Malwarebytes AntiRootkit got Windows Update going again. I also ran some of the other tools mentioned here but I still get Google redirects.

I'd appreciate advice on what to do next.

I use Windows 7 Home Premium and Firefox.

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#2 Broni


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Posted 26 January 2014 - 06:09 PM

ZeroAccess rootkit requires elevated help.


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#3 dorothyh

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Posted 27 January 2014 - 07:50 AM



Here is the link to the new topic



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