Google Redirect Issue

By mshelton ยท 4 replies
Sep 23, 2007
  1. Hi All,

    New to the boards here, and I've run into the "Google Redirect" issue. Tried running it through a couple different spyware programs (ad-aware and S & D) as well as my normal virus scanning, but nothing's coming up.

    Here's my HT Log, and any help is appreciated.

    See this thread HERE
  2. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,012

    Same problem in this thread. Follow instructions.

    Regards Jase :)

    This thread is for the use of mshelton only. Please do not post your own virus/spyware problems into this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Never tell anyone to follow instructions that were given to someone else.

    Each case is different and should be treated as such.

    Regards Howard :)
  4. kitty500cat

    kitty500cat TS Evangelist Posts: 2,154   +6

    Hello mshelton and welcome to TechSpot.

    Very Important: Before deciding whether to clean or reformat your system, read this thread and decide what you want to do.

    If, after reading the above thread, you decide to clean your system, do the following.

    Please go and read the Viruses/Spyware/Malware, preliminary removal instructions. Follow all of the instructions exactly.

    Post fresh HijackThis, ComboFix, and AVG Anti-Spyware logs as attachments into this thread, only after doing the above.

    Also, post here the results of the Panda Antirootkit scan.

    Regards :)

    This thread is for the use of mshelton only. Please don't post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our Security and the Web forum.
  5. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    Don't refer someone to another thread for help "unless" it's a known Windows problem with 'standard' information or fix.

    The referenced thread has Attached Files
    File Type: txt AVG Anti-Spyware - Scan Report.txt (13.8 KB, 2 views)
    File Type: txt ComboFix.txt (13.8 KB, 3 views)
    File Type: txt ComboFix.txt (13.8 KB, 3 views)
    Plus File Type: log: hijack log

    But there is NO mention that these files were event consulted! Hijack Logs are specific to the user, but it appears no review was even done.

    There are other questions on this board about the Google Redirect, but the consensus appears to be that it is likely malware causing it. It would be wise for you to follow the instructions that kitty500cat has given.
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