Hi forum. I'm having an issue where the search engines are not loading / working correctly.
So for instance, I normally use chrome. When I search in the omnibar usually the results page pop up from google, but now, when I search in the omnibar, it just goes to www.google.com or it will have the url of the search result in the omni bar, but the page will be white, however, there will be clickable hidden links on the page. The image results Don't have the pintrest styling to them.
The weird thing is, this issue exist for chrome, and microsoft edge, but for some reason, google search works completly normal on firefox, however, the other search engines don't work.
When I search bing the homepage comes up, but results don't show (nothing happens). It's also missing a large picture that's usually there.
DuckDuckGo doesn't load at all ( Unable to connect
Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at duckduckgo.com.
The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few moments.
If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer’s network connection.
If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.
When I search in yahoo, the homepage comes up, but search results don't display at all instead I get
The webpage at
Now, I have ran various virus programs, such as avast, adwcleaner and spybot search and destroy, which found traces of low level threat, which was related to ask.com and aol.com (btw, those search engines work correctly.) and all other non search websites load fine across all browsers.
Edited by hamluis, 21 September 2016 - 10:28 AM.
Moved from Web Browsing/Email to Am I Infected - Hamluis.