Getting redirected google/yahoo

April 3, 2009 at 17:37:17
Specs: Windows XP
Hi for the past couple of weeks, whenever I do a google or yahoo search and click on any links, I keep on getting redirected. I have tried everything from AVG to Avrian to pctools Malwarebyte. You name it and I have tried it none of these ant-virus anti-spyware are picking up this virus/spwyare.
Please help me this is so frustrating.. I cannot do my work

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April 4, 2009 at 18:53:56
Hi,

I would like to suggest running Malwarebytes but as you are unable to access this website we need to fix that first.

As you didn't say which browser you are using I'm going to assume its Internet Explorer. So, go into the settings, then the connections tab, then look in LAN settings. Usually malware sets up a "localhost" proxy which monitors and blocks antimalware sites. If you see a localhost setting, please disable it and try the website again.

Let me know how you get on.

Regards,
RisingUK PC Security @ Rising-UK.com


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