|Definitely sounds like a virus. You should ready up on more |
steps to remove the virus (check out ComboFix,
Malwarebytes Antimalware, and SuperAntiSpyware Portable).
Truthfully you should handle the virus before doing anything on
the computer to avoid further risk. However if you need to get
gmail going now, try these steps:
1. Install a new browser and try that. Maybe Google Chrome.
2. Check for a Proxy Server. Go to Control Panel -> Internet
Options -> Connections -> LAN Settings -> Proxy Server. Or
Internet Explorer -> Tools -> Internet Options -> Connections
> LAN Settings -> Proxy Server). Make sure there is no
proxy server set up.
3. Create a new profile in Windows (Control Panel -> User
Remember, the real need is to remove the virus first.
Otherwise it's going to get worse and take over the computer.
Additionally, if you were to successfully access Gmail, you
may give away your password as there may be a keylogger
on your computer. In fact, I would go to another computer
and change your gmail password right away...