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Google Search Results being hi-jacked

By Wessy ยท 4 replies
Feb 28, 2010
  1. Hi all,

    Can I firstly just say what a great website, i've already found some very helpful topics.
    Reason for my post as the title explains when I click on search results in Google i takes me to various other search engine pages. I have followed the 8 step guide and hopefully these problems have been removed. I have attached the 3 logs as advised in the guide.

    Any of your help is much appreciated.



    Attached Files:

  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Lee, you have a pirated copy of Dreamweaver:
    C:\Documents and Settings\Lee\My Documents\Downloads\Adobe DreamWeaver CS3 9.0 keygen.exe

    You will need to remove that as we don't support piracy.

    You are also using 2 antivirus programs:

    Please uninstall one of them. Multiple antivirus programs can make the system more vulnerable and it can slow the system down.

    Your Java is considerably out of date. You have v1.6.0_07> current is v6u18: This presents a vulnerbility to your system:
    Check this site often.Java Updates Stay current as most updates are for security. Uninstall any earlier versions in Add/Remove Programs.[/list]

    You have a DNS Changes malware infection which requires some special processes to remove. Your searches are now being routed through the Ukraine.

    And there are other issues to be handled. I will be glad to assist with this, but for continued support, you will need to remove the pirated program.
  3. Wessy

    Wessy TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi and thanks for your quick reply, I am now left baffled to say the least I cannot find any trace of DreamWeaver CS3, could it be possible the virus scanners have already removed this? I uninstalled the programme a while ago after purchasing CS4.

    I have since removed AVG and updated Java.

    Thanks again.
  4. Wessy

    Wessy TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Can anybody else help out on this?


  5. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Sorry Lee- got behind, trying to catch up. Please do the following:
    DNS Changer
    You will need to do a DNS Flush, then reset your router.
    Start> Run> type cmd> enter> at the C prompt type ipconfig /flushdns (note space before the /)

    Exit the Command prompt when finished and shut the system down.-

    • [1]. Shut down your computer, and any other computer connected to your router.
      [2]. On the back of the router, there should be a small hole or button labelled RESET. Using a bent paper clip or similar item, hold that in continuously for twenty seconds.
      [3]. Unplug the router. Wait sixty seconds.
      [4].Now holding again the reset button, plug it back in. Continue holding the reset button for twenty seconds. Unplug the router again.
      [5].With the router unplugged, start your computer. Run MBAM again.
      [6].Connect to the router again. The turn the router back on.
      [7].When it stabilizes, reboot your workstation and try to access the internet. If you have any issues, access the Router configuration page and re-enter your authentication information.
      [8]. Reboot the system and test the internet. You may have to reconfigure the router settings based on your setup.

    When finished, Please download ComboFix HERE:
    • With ComboFix, at the download window, please rename it to Combo-Fix(.exe) before downloading it.

      Important! Save the renamed download to your desktop.
    • Please disable all security programs, such as antiviruses, antispywares, and firewalls.
    • Double click on the setup file on the desktop to run
    • If prompted to download and install the Recovery Console, please do it..
      (Please note: If the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is already installed, ComboFix will continue it's malware removal procedures.)
    • If prompted to update, please allow it.
    • Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware.
    • When finished, it will produce a log.Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply.

    • 1.Do not mouse-click Combofix's window while it is running. That may cause it to stall.
      2. ComboFix may reset a number of Internet Explorer's settings.,
      3. Combofix prevents autorun of ALL CD, floppy and USB devices to assist with malware removal & increase security.
      4. CF disconnects your machine from the internet. The connection is automatically restored before CF completes its run.
    Follow with rescan using HijackThis. Please include Mbam log, Combofix report and new HJT log in next reply.

    Please do not run any other cleaning programs while I am helping unless I instruct you to
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