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My hyperlinks are misdirected

March 10, 2012 at 12:15:48
Specs: Windows 7

When I click on a link after a search, I often get sent to a site with advertising links related to my original search.

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#1
March 10, 2012 at 15:10:15

Sounds like a virus that I had recently.

I downloaded Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Hitman 3, installed, updated and ran them. This cleared up the problem(s).


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#2
March 10, 2012 at 16:57:57

if the above doesn't work, run these 3 progs in EXACTLY the order listed...DO NOT reboot until after the malware scan
1- rkill.exe (stops the malware process)
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/dow...
2- tdss killer (quarantines unwanted rootkit if found)
http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?q...
3- malwarebytes (run a full scan and fix all it finds)
http://www.filehippo.com/download_m...
Reboot your PC

If confused...the instructions are on each link provided

Some HELP in posting on Computing.net plus free progs and instructions 7 Golds


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