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Google links re-direct to random sites (8 steps complete)

By brsd0719
Jan 25, 2010
  1. Hi, I recently began having problems with google search sending me to random sites. For example searching "keller williams" and clicking on the "keller williams realty" link from google sends me to "shoppingstep.com". I have done all the 8 steps, log files attached. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
     

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  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

  3. brsd0719

    brsd0719 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Awesome, detected rootkit activity, did it's thing and everything is now back to normal! Thanks,
     
  4. brsd0719

    brsd0719 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    does having a rootkit mean i need to reformat my pc or did combofix do the job? Also, how do I retrieve the combofix log and find out if the rootkit may have stolen personal data such as saved passwords, etc...
     
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    You should be ok. Delete those temp files using this:
    Temp File Cleaner

    ...and keep the cookies under control
     
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