Royal search instead of Google?

By canucks
Jul 10, 2009
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  1. Hi Everyone
    I cant open google*com or any other google related service like gmail or orkut .. i can open google*ca though ..

    when i try to open google*com , it opens up this page that says:
    Royal Search




    RoyalSearch is a low bandwidth alternative to many other search engines.
    Our goal is to provide a fast service to people with capped bandwidth
    or slow connections.

    On the address bar it still says google*com

    i have windows xp ,, i just ran a thorough system scan with avast antivirus ,, i read some where (torrentfreak) that you can delete it with sophos but i cant pay up to buy it .

    i cant even open mininova or the pirate bay for some reason .. when i try to open mininova it redirects to this page that says :

    This is the LxAdmin Default Page
    If you are seeing this page, it means that web has not been configured for this domain on this server.

    This could be due to the following causes:

    Lxadmin has not restarted the web server yet after you added the domain. Please wait for the web server to restart.

    The domain is pointing to the wrong Lxadmin server. Ping the domain and make sure that the IP matches one of the IPaddress seen in admin home -> ipaddresses

    If you are seeing this page when you try to access then that means that the IP has not yet been mapped to a domain. Go to client home -> ipaddresses -> ipaddress home -> domain config and map an IP to a domain.

    Once you map an IP to a domain, then you have to make sure that the domain pings back to the same IP. Otherwise, if you try to access the domain, you will get this page. So IP -> domain.com should mean that domain.com pings to the same IP.


    Help pleaseee .. i wud really appreciate it
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,392   +36

    You have malware that is redirecting Google.

    Please follow the Steps in the Virus and Malware Removal.

    When through, please attach all three logs. One of us will help you find and remove the malware. Be sure to check the lines in both Malwarebytes and Superantispyware to remove the malware they find.

    P2P Warning:

    Minova is a BitTorrent Search and Pirate Bay is a Bit Torrent Tracker. IF you are going to use P2P- file sharing programs, you are going to get malware. I recommend that you uninstall any P2P program you have. If you choose not too, please do not use them while we are cleaning.

    Note: If the P2P programs are used and they are contributing to the malware, I will withdraw support.


    Don't remove anything you see in HijackThis- we will help with that.
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