Search Engine Redirect Problem Big Pain in the *****

By sekhon1991 ยท 5 replies
Feb 2, 2010
  1. Hey everyone,

    I have been having the Google and Yahoo! search engine redirect problem for some time now. I have gone through all the 8 steps given on the guide but still I am having problems with the redirect problem. I have ran every program listed in the guide at least three times to ensure proper removal. I had gotten the problem to cease a few times by :

    Clean scan using SUPERAntiSpyware
    Disabling Java in Mozilla Firefox

    But I am still having a problem right now. I posted my HIjackThis report with this post. Please help me if my problem can be solved. I will greatly appreciate it.



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  2. sekhon1991

    sekhon1991 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Bumping for help.
  3. Bobbye

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

    Unfortunately, you didn't read the Preliminary Removal Instructions HERE.

    Be sure to check the lines for removal in Mbam and SAS. You will; rerun HJT are those 2 programs, and I will guide you in any removals from there.

    When you are finished, attach all 3 logs for review..

    You will need to clarify the string of Name Servers for me:
    O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{B7507FB0-5DAE-4C70-92B2-17A9BB6FD125}: NameServer =,,>> NL-LEASEWEB-20040309>> LeaseWeb B.V.> Neatherlands>> Level 3 Communications, Inc.>> LVLT>.Colorado - Comcast

    134 0.0.0>> No match found for 134 0.0.0.

    P2P or 'file sharing Warning:
    I notice you are running uTorrent.
    Note: Even if you are using a "safe" P2P program, it is only the program that is safe. I suggest that you uninstall uTorrent for the following reasons:
    • As long as you are using file sharing networks and programs which are from sources that are not documented, you cannot verity that a download is legitimate.
    • Malware writers use these program to include malicious content.
    • Fie sharing is usually unmonitored and there is a danger that your private files might be accessed.
    • The 'sharing' also includes malware that the shared system has on it.
    • Files that are illegal can be spread through file sharing.

    Please read the information on P2P Warning to help you better understand these dangers.
  4. sekhon1991

    sekhon1991 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I had found these to be suspicious IP addresses so I had one of my friends (who is an expert) look it over. He instructed me to fix the O17 entry using HijackThis. So far, I haven't had this problem again. I think it has gone away for good. Thanks for your help anyways.

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  5. Bobbye

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

    I could have had you do that! You shut down Comcast too?

    If you consider your problem resolved, this thread is closed.
  6. sekhon1991

    sekhon1991 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Comcast is my internet provider.

    Yea I think my problem is fixed for now. You may close the thread if you like. Thanks.
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