Help! I keep getting redirected

By Voodoo7
May 7, 2009
  1. First and foremost....I'm new at all of this. Every time I click on a link I get redirected to a random website. I've run my Malwarebytes several times but it keeps happening. Any help would be much appreciated.
  2. fastco

    fastco TS Rookie Posts: 1,118

    Good start but read and follow the 8 steps in order and post the requested logs.. Thanks
  3. Voodoo7

    Voodoo7 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Followed the 8 steps....

    Sorry about that. Here are my log files:

    Attached Files:

  4. fastco

    fastco TS Rookie Posts: 1,118

    How's everything running? All the logs look good except for two entries in the Hijackthis log.

    Remove this entry and the one that is identical to it in Hijackthis

    O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [prnet] "C:\WINDOWS\system32\prnet.tmp"
  5. Voodoo7

    Voodoo7 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    As of now I still keep getting redirected. Was I supposed to do anything else after I ran those scans? Off the subject, are you in the still in the Marines?
  6. Voodoo7

    Voodoo7 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    OK, I removed those entries. Now what?
  7. fastco

    fastco TS Rookie Posts: 1,118

    Run Superantispyware in Safe Mode and fix what it finds.....
  8. Voodoo7

    Voodoo7 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I ran Superantispyware and it said no harmful files detected yet, I'm still getting redirected.
  9. touch

    touch TS Rookie Posts: 978

    Update malwarebyte, run a complete scan, have it to fix what it find.

    The hijackthis log shows several infections, I´ll therefore suggest you post a combolog.

    Please download Combofix:
    And save to the desktop.

    Close all other browser windows.

    Please connect all your external hard drive/flash drive before running Combofix, if you have any

    Double-click on the combofix icon found on your desktop.

    Please note, that once you start combofix you should not click anywhere on the combofix window as it can cause the program to stall. In fact, when combofix is running, do not touch your computer at all and just take a break as it may take a while for it to complete.

    Combofix will create a logfile and display it after your computer has rebooted. Usually located in c:\combofix.txt, please attach it to your next post
  10. Voodoo7

    Voodoo7 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    OK, I updated my malwarebytes and ran a scan. Had 30 hits. Cleaned them out and that appeared to have done the trick. I have not been redirected since and my USB ports are working again! Thanks so much!
  11. touch

    touch TS Rookie Posts: 978

    That´s good news :)

    If you are getting more problems, post a combofix log.
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Create an account or login to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment
TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.