Google forwards me to the .es page... why?

By pyromaster114 ยท 6 replies
Dec 16, 2007
  1. Okay so I open up my web browser this morning and I look at my homepage, which is supposed to be
    I get

    I thought "Oh okay someone messed something up in firefox..."
    I started IE and typed in
    Forwards to
    Okay, nice joke people, so I checked my language settings on my computer and all, and no luck, they say english... not spanish or what ever...

    Anyone know why the thing is giving me instead of
    Please help, I don't wanna resort to killdisking the thing out of frustration... I have too much data on here...
    Maybe I'm just panicing, and it's probably something really simple... but I can't figure it out...
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

  3. pyromaster114

    pyromaster114 TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 246

    Okay here's the log file from that program...
  4. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    The entry I was expecting wasn't there and from a quick look i can't see anything bad, but please follow the link i gave you in my last post and follow the instructions for renaming the program, then run another scan and upload the new log.
  5. pyromaster114

    pyromaster114 TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 246

    Okay, renamed the file, and did another scan...
    I'm suspecting if this is malware related, it's due to my sister going to 4chan and downloading what ever questionable content from there...
    (grrr... note to self... don't lend computer to sister.)
    Anyways here's the log file...
  6. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    I still can't see anything bad in your log, but place a tick next to these entries and have HJT fix them.

    O4 - Global Startup: Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher.lnk = ?

    O4 - Global Startup: PGPtray.exe.lnk = ?

    By the way, you didn't close the old HJT because the process is still running ;) (C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe)
  7. pyromaster114

    pyromaster114 TS Guru Topic Starter Posts: 246

    Okay, I just booted into vista on the computer (as opposed to XP...) and it STILL gives me the google .es page... I don't get it...
    It's a whole different OS... so why would it do it still?
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