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Google search redirect virus

By sophisted
Jul 29, 2009
  1. I just finished the 8-step guide you have. The only problem I noticed was recently my google search results had begun redirecting, which was annoying and worrisome enough to cause me to seek you guys out. I just want to know if there's anything else you think I should do, or if my computer is now clean. Logs are attached. :) Thanks!
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,243   +234

    If your not being redirected any longer and your computer is running normally, you are good to go. If not, turn off System Restore by going to Control Panel, System, Advanced and uncheck any checked boxe(s) you find. Run the scans once more, and if you system is good, recheck the box(s) and you are good
  3. Bobbye

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

    Seems to me that the last time I read those Steps, there was a Step 7, something else. You might want to check that out.

    I would bet that you're getting extra pop-up ads in Internet Explorer. Maybe you just downloaded a program that brought something extra with it, especially if you that a file sharing site. I wouldn't be surprised at all if your browser starts sending to other places again.

    Maybe you decided to look for a free special number to activate a program so you didn't have to pay for it.
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