Google virus??

Dell Dimension e520 desktop
April 12, 2010 at 11:51:58
Specs: Windows Vista
I have had an problem searching on google for the last week or so. Every time i type in a search and then go to click on the correct link it redirects me and opens up a whole new result, sometimes for some thing totally different, sometimes bringing up search results for another search engine. I have tried a few things but nothing seems to have worked so far and i could really do with some is so annoying and really frustrating me. Any help would be muchly appreciated!

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April 13, 2010 at 03:40:54
Download DDS and save it to your desktop.

Disable any script blocker if your Anti-Virus/Anti-Malware has it.
Once downloaded you can disconnect from the Internet and disable your Ant-Virus temporarily if needed.
Then double click dds.scr to run the tool.
When done, the DDS.txt will open.
Click Yes at the next prompt for Optional Scan.

When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:
1. DDS.txt
2. Attach.txt (do not zip just copy/paste)

Save both reports to your desktop then post them please.You may need to post in segments to get all the info to us as the logs may be to large to fit in one post.

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from one of these sites:



Rename the setup file, mbam-setup.exe, before you download it. To do that once the "enter name of file to save to" box appears as the download begins in the filename box rename mbam-setup.exe to tool.exe> click save.

1. Double Click tool.exe to install the application.
2. Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
3. If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
4. Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan. The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
5. When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
6. Make sure that everything found is checked, and click Remove Selected.
7. When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart. If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediately.
8. The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
9. Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.

Download TDSSKiller to your Desktop from the following link.


1. Extract the contents of to your Desktop.

2. Double click on TDSSKiller.exe to run it.

3. If it finds something and asks you what to do, follow the instructions to type in "delete".

4. When done, a log file should be created on your C: drive called TDSSKiller.txt(with time+date appended) please post this log in your next reply.

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April 13, 2010 at 12:02:49
first of all, go into msconfig and disable everything exept your AV and firewall from startup and reboot.
Then run:
1- Malwarebytes and remove all it finds
2- Trojan Remover
3- Hitman Pro.
Those are all safe to use and user-friendly.
Run the last 2 untill they are clean and then you can uninstall them. That will save you lots of scans

Some HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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