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Intermittent redirects when using search engines

By Evoni
Feb 5, 2010
  1. Sorry, just noticed I didn't do your 8 steps first, I'll go ahead with that. If you want to delete this message please do so and I'll post a new one after I have competed the 8 steps.

    Problem: When doing google or yahoo searches I'm frequently taken to another site when I click on a link via the search, though when I do it a second time it does take me to the correct link.

    Browser: Mozilla Firefox

    Operating System: Windows XP

    McAfee is my paid for virus checker and is fairly worthless.

    I have malwarebtyes installed on system and SuperAnti Spyware, both free versions, up to date, and when I run them for a full system check which takes about 4 or 5 hours each, they isolated some spy ware and remove it but the problem of the redirects remain.

    The following is the last full scan I ran with SuperAnti Spyware on 1/31

    SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log

    Generated 01/31/2010 at 06:19 PM

    Application Version : 4.33.1000

    Core Rules Database Version : 4541
    Trace Rules Database Version: 2353

    Scan type : Complete Scan
    Total Scan Time : 04:57:18

    Memory items scanned : 258
    Memory threats detected : 0
    Registry items scanned : 5921
    Registry threats detected : 0
    File items scanned : 113771
    File threats detected : 5

    Adware.Tracking Cookie
    C:\Documents and Settings\Diana\Cookies\diana@advertising[2].txt
    C:\Documents and Settings\Diana\Cookies\diana@cdn.at.atwola[3].txt
    C:\Documents and Settings\Diana\Cookies\diana@tacoda[1].txt

    Adware.Unknown Origin

    Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
  2. Bobbye

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

    Please ignore this thread.

    See Redirects when doing searches problem. 8 steps done and attached

    NOTE: To add, delete or change information, please use the Edit button instead of starting a new thread.
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