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Heeeelp! Is This A Virus?


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Posted 19 December 2006 - 04:04 PM

Ok today when i tried to go into the internet i realized i can only go to websites i've visited before!! (like this one) or the ones i have on my fav list. But when i type a new adress it keeps taking my to a supicious page called "SearchIt"

I can go to google, but when i click a link on the search it takes my to the CENSORED site!!! It works when i click "I'm feeling lucky" but when i clik a link on the website (say ign.com) it takes me back to "search IT"!!!!

WTFF???

I need help!! please...

this is the ~censored~ site REMOVED MALWARE LINK.
I tried Ad-Aware SE Professional, but it did not help.

Please help!!

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Posted 19 December 2006 - 07:30 PM

no one??

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Posted 19 December 2006 - 09:20 PM

Here is a page that will assist you in removing the malware.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/uninstall/...r-Searchit.html
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Posted 19 December 2006 - 11:29 PM

I'll try to omit objectional content in the future.

The link you gave me does not work, it only shows me how to uninstall a program with add or remove, nothing about search it.

can you pleas give me the info??

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Posted 20 December 2006 - 10:02 AM

The link acklan correctly provided was for Toolbar - Searchit Information. It has removal instructions for Searchit using Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel.

Many malware programs can be uninstalled by using "Add/Remove Programs" so start there first.

Then download and scan with SUPERAntiSypware Free for Home Users.

If your running Win XP/2000, also download and scan with AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5 in "SAFE MODE".
(This is Ewdio 4.0 renamed. If you already have Ewido installed, please update to this version which has a special "clean driver" for removing persistent malware.) Be sure to print out and follow the AVG Anti-Spyware Install-Scan Instructions.

Then perform this online Virus scan: Trend Micro Housecall <- Use "Autoclean" and manually delete what it can't clean.
[Watch the Address bar in IE. You may receive alerts that "This site might require the following ActiveX control...Click here to install...". Click on that alert and then Click Install ActiveX component.]
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