Being redirected to other sites

By prl10777
Jun 30, 2009
  1. Hello, I am having a problem with being redirected to other sites no matter what search engine I use. The only way I can get directly to a site is to manually type or copy and paste into the browser bar. I have performed a virus scan through Mcafee and it said it quarantined 7 trojans and removed 1, but that did not fix the problem. I have performed all steps from this site regarding removing malware and will attatch my logs..any help would greatly be appreciated.
  2. tystanwick

    tystanwick TS Rookie Posts: 29

    Mainly going by the MBAM log, it looks like a rootkit. Please follow these directions for use of combofix.

    Download here:
    or here:

    When saving combofix to your PC, rename it to so malware won't disable it. Launch combofix (now titled, allow it to download and install the Recovery Console if it prompts you. Once the scan starts, DO NOT TOUCH YOUR PC, clicking anywhere while combofix is running is enough to make your system become non-responsive. Be forewarned that combofix will make your desktop dissapear and will also reboot your PC as needed. This is normal.

    Once combofix has run, run MBAM again and remove whatever it finds.

    Post logs when done please.
  3. prl10777

    prl10777 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Seems to be fixed

    Hello again, I did what you said and it appears to have worked. I am no longer being redirected to other sites. I will attatch the log files, thank you so much for your help! :wave:
  4. tystanwick

    tystanwick TS Rookie Posts: 29

    Looks clean.
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