Firefox redirect

By relyt141
Jun 21, 2009
  1. right so there's probably a million post like this already but im going to put down my info to make sure.

    Ok, the problem is when i Google search with Firefox most of the suggestions will redirect to some random site, ranging from adult sites to sites that don't even work, and its getting really annoying.

    Amazingly i already have Hijackthis so i did a scan and this is the log...btw i dont understand hijackthis at all so if i post unnecessary information my apologies.

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
    Scan saved at 10:53, on 2009-06-21
    Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
    Boot mode: Normal

    Running processes:
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\services exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\netdde exe
    C:\WINDOWS\Explorer EXE
    C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient exe
    C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer exe
    C:\PROGRA~1\Comcast\COMCAS~1\data\Xtras\mssysmgr exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService exe
    C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32 exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\SharedCOM8\RoxMediaDB exe
    C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\SharedCOM8\RoxWatch exe
    C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost exe
    C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService exe
    C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox exe
    C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\UpdClient exe
    C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis exe

    End of file - 5721 bytes

    There was more info on the log but it contained URLs so i couldnt post them

    Also if there any other problems on my computer you see from this tell me please my sad old laptop can barly operate as is
  2. B00kWyrm

    B00kWyrm TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,436   +37

    The symptoms you report are a strong indication of infection.

    I would strongly recommend going to the virus and malware removal board,
    read the stickies, and run the eight steps.
    Be diligent to follow the steps exactly.

    If you find infections during the eight steps, post your logs in a new thread there,
    and hopefully one of the malware helpers will be able to help you get cleaned up.
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