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Address bar search gives Chinese results!!!!

Q: Address bar search gives Chinese results!!!!

HELP!!!

If I type something into the address bar, instead of going to the usual MSN search results page, I get an entire page of Chinese.

I've searched my internet settings (IE6) but everything appears ok.
Any suggestions?

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Preferred Solution: Address bar search gives Chinese results!!!!

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My situation began shortly after I arrived at my new assignment in China. I am using a 1 year old Toshiba NB205 laptop running XP home and AVG. I use Firefox and Yahoo mail. I have two search bars at the top of my screen. One large, one short(on the right). If I search through the bar on the right I get a "normal" search result. Problem, if I use the main search bar space I get a Chinese Yahoo search result that always contains "one.cn.yahoo.com". All these searches seem to be redirected or hijacked by some Chinese host.
How do I get out from under this redirection?

A:Search results in Chinese

Hello and welcome to the forum!Sounds to me like you are infected.First step would be download, install, update and run MalwareBytes AntiMalware.Do the full scan.It could take a while so check on it every once in a while until it completes & remove everything that it finds.If that doesnt clear it up let us know so that we can get you over to our Malware folks.

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I don't know why I am getting Yahoo results when I type into Googl's address bar. It no longer gives me Google Results.

Google is my default search in that I typed in the Google search bar google.com/google.reg

I use to have Google in my address bar and got Google results , but now it's Yahoo's search results fromm the address bar.

How do I get Google back into the address bar search ?

I use to type a word into firefox address bar and it would automatically add http://www. whatever , and go without my clicking the "GO" button. and it gave me google results. but it no longer does. I have to type it in. When I just type a word into Google address bar , it gives the results fromm Yahoo.

Please help. I want Google back into my address bar.

Thanks
 

A:Getting Yahoo search results When Typing into Googl Address bar

Has no one read this ? Please , surely someone can respond to my post. There are a whole lot of posters here. I really do want to clear this problem up and would be very grateful for a solution.

Thanks
 

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When I search from my IE6 address bar, I always get results from "wwo.notfounditem.net"... here's my guts:

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Deckard's System Scanner v20070426.43
Run by Mike on 2007-05-02 at 14:33:22
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
17: 2007-05-02 21:33:30 UTC - RP755 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
16: 2007-05-01 22:26:26 UTC - RP754 - Software Distribution Service 2.0
15: 2007-05-01 20:43:39 UTC - RP753 - System Checkpoint
14: 2007-04-29 23:09:55 UTC - RP752 - System Checkpoint
13: 2007-04-27 21:50:06 UTC - RP751 - Software Distribution Service 2.0


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2007-04-20 18:21:05 UTC - RP739 - Removed Adobe Acrobat 7.0 - Tryout Professional - English, Fran?ais, Deutsch


Backed up registry hives.

Performed disk cleanup.


-- HijackThis (run as Mike.exe) ------------------------------------------------

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:35:13 PM, on 5/2/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Pr... Read more

A:bogus address bar search results always "wwo.notfounditem.net"

Won't someone help me????? My address bar has been hijacked? Is anyone out there????????

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I got it from a video link from Facebook, I assume then is a Facebook virus.

The only method I've used to try to get rid of it is an AVG full computer scan and I also did a BITdefender online scan in safemod. Couple of trojans here and there were disinfected and deleted, but I still have the I-X search problem.

A:search answer results lead me to I-X search results

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The... Read more

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Whenever I google search something and click a result, the page usually redirects to get-search-results.com

I tried running several programs like Ad-Aware and Microsoft Security Essentials, however they are saying my computer is clean. How can I remove this? Thanks

Windows XP / 32bit computer

TIA!

A:Google Search Results Redirect to *get-search-results.com

I am having the exact same problem. I've run almost every kind of scan I can think of (Spybot, AVG, SuperANTI Spyware, Microsoft Essentials, etc) and it won't get rid of it.

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Hi im looking for someone who could analyze my HijackThis log. It said that i have a lot of hijacked domain and it requires me to delete the said "01 host files" in my C:/WINDOWS/System32/etc/hosts. . The problem is I notice that my address bar or the bar where i could type the destination is missing and I can't seems to fix it. Other symptoms I've experience in my comp is that I keep having those weird chinese popup ads and my comp seems to slow down as I connect to the internet.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:20:15 PM, on 12/9/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\PkgMgr\HOTKEY\TPHKMGR.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\RunDll32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\TP98TRAY.EXE
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A:Help: Slow comp, missing address bar and weird chinese popup

We will need to get Service pack 2 later so I need this info....

Please save and run the download.It will copy the results to your clipboard. Will you copy and paste them back here please.

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012

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Download Download SDFix from here and save it to your desktop.


Please then reboot your computer in Safe Mode by doing the following :
Restart your computer

After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, tap the F8 key continually;
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu with options should appear;
Select the first option, to run Windows in Safe Mode, then press "Enter".
Choose your usual account.

In Safe Mode, right click the SDFix.zip folder and choose Extract All,
Open the extracted folder and double click RunThis.bat to start the script.
Type Y to begin the script.

It will remove the Trojan Services then make some repairs to the registry and prompt you to press any key to Reboot.
Press any Key and it will restart the PC.

Your system will take longer that normal to restart as the fixtool will be running and removing files.
When the desktop loads the Fixtool will complete the removal and display Finished, then press any key to end the script and load your desktop icons.

Once the desktop icons load the SDFix report will open on screen and also save into the SDFix folder as Report.txt
(Report.txt will also be co... Read more

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Hey. Just recently i have been having this problem where when i search for something on google, yahoo, etc. and then click on the page i want to go to i get a completly different page. I go to a different site each time and for me to get to the right page i have to click back then click it again. For example, i searched for "circuit city" on google and then clicked the circuit city main webpage off the list of results. However, i go to a compleltly different website called "http://consumerincentivepromotions.com/rd_p?p=96680&c=8774-ccity250gc_emc_d6&a=2400-3sette." They are usually advertising sites too like that. I have a feeling it has something to do with a srchasst folder in my windows folder because i have tried to delete it (knowing that it has to do with some Searchtoolbar spyware) and it keeps coming back right after i delete it. Any ideas? Here is a HijackThis log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:51:17 PM, on 12/14/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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A:Solved: Get wierd results when i click search results

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Yesterday, I did a scan of my network with WireShark 3.2.6  Scan was done on my hardwired Ethernet connection. I am somewhat new to advanced wireshark and I do not know everything there is to know but I am in the process of learning.
While looking at the results of a short scan I saw some unsettling IP Addresses that were appearing on my network. I do a lot of schoolwork online and I need to setup Windows 10 Professional's Firewall to block this IP Address or possibly even a range of
IP Addresses. 
Problem is: When I do searches with keywords such as "Blocking an IP Address with Windows 10 firewall" I end up receiving results that are intended for businesses or results that are meant for a Windows Server.
I need an understandable solution to this potential security problem. One that I can use Microsoft tools to fix and not some 3rd party app if possible.
My system:
Windows 10 Professional build 18363.1016
MS Office 365 Enterprise Edition subscription through my school
Dell Optiplex 790 with the latest BIOS update
16GB RAM
Dual drives  SSD system drive and Mechanical ATA drive for data storage.
WireShark 3.2.6 results
Source: 52.109.12.55    Destination: My private IP Address for my PC. 
Protocol used: TCP   Note: 3 instances.
Below is my PC sending out an 89 byte message to 52.109.2.55   4 different times.
Source: My Private IP,     Dest:
52.109.12.55,  Src Prt: vpad 1516,&nb... Read more

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Hi folks. New to forum :-). Yesterday I upgraded two Dell laptops and my desktop machine to Windows 10. I am really liking it so far. But I have two things I can't seem to resolve:

1. Search - On my two Dell laptops if I search for, say, User Account Control, at the top of the search results I will get a local result saying Change User Account Control settings. That result will be in grey. But on my desktop machine, if I enter the same search, I don't get any grey result at the top. All I can get on that machine is web results. I don't know what's different. I have initialized Cortana on all three machines the same way (I think). Can someone help me understand why I am not getting local results on the desktop machine?

2. One of my Dell laptops has a fingerprint reader. It was working for logins when I had Windows 7 on the machine. Now that I have Windows 10 on the machine I cannot figure out how to get the reader working again. Anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks,
Rob

A:Can't get local search results on one machine (only web results)

set up some Win10 PCs.

disable networking. logged out and logged back in.

some of the machines now FAIL to do a local search.

any search terms type after hitting the Windows key, or typed into the search box produce NO results.

Microsoft is receiving *all* searches even if web search is disabled in search settings:
turned networking back on
opened cmd and netstat -aon; no connections to www ips
type a search for "notepad" in search box
my computer connects to a Microsoft IP address!

This is ridiculous!

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There are several post like mine out there already but none of the solutions have worked for me. When I am connected to my company LAN I can go to Google (my home page) in IE7 on an XP Corp SP3 Laptop. about every other time I click on a link I get the following error box.Whether I click ok on the error or click the X, a new browser window opens maximises and opens my home page.When I am on my home network the behavior is different, (probably because my home firewall is not blocking the site) When i click any link from my home page there is no error box but my click gets hijacked to an advertisement or fake virus protection sites.Here is what I have tried:1. Full scan and immunize with Spybot S & D (found a lot of cookies etc. didn't fix this issue)2. Full scan with Symantec Endpoint protection (finds trojans once a day, probably friends of this issue)3. Full scan with Malwarebytes (fixed other issues it found but not this one)4. Purchased full version of Spyware Dr (found and fixed 4 issues but not this one)5. Disabled all browser plugins, including those that run without permission. (did not impact the issue)6. Searched for any files or registry enties with "hpprintspool" in them (there were none)7. Installed HijackThis and created the following log -Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:43:09 AM, on 11/12/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WI... Read more

A:Malware Cannot find http://(chinese characters) Make sure the path or internet address is correct

Hi jgardner,Welcome to BC HijackThis forum. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem.One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.A backdoor Trojan can allow an attacker to gain control of the system, log keystrokes, steal passwords, access personal data, send malevolent outgoing traffic, and close the security warning messages displayed by some anti-virus and security programs.I would counsel you to disconnect this PC from the Internet immediately. If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.Though the trojan has been identified and can be killed, because of it's backdoor functionality, your PC is very likely compromised and there is no way to be sure your computer can ever again be trusted. Many experts in the security community believe that once infected with this type of trojan, the best course of action would be a reformat and reinstall of the Operating System. Please read these for more information:How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?When Should I Format, How Should I ReinstallWe can still try to clean this machine but I might not be able to make sure it will be 100% secure afterward. Please tell me if you want to go on with cleaning.

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My windows and other programs will not update and Windows update redirects to Google. Any searches in google will redirect when I click on a link. I have run Malwarebytes, Superantisyware and Hyjackthis.This is the latest Hijack this log. I would appreciate any help you can give me.Thanks,PaulLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:48:59 PM, on 2/10/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Distillr\Acrotray.exeC:\WINDOWS\mHotkey.exeC:\WINDOWS\CNYHKey.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exeC:\WINDOW... Read more

A:Windows update redirects to google, and other search results being redirected to different search engines

Welcome to the BleepingComputer Forums. Since it has been a few days since you scanned your computer with HijackThis, we will need a new HijackThis log. If you have not already downloaded Random's System Information Tool (RSIT), please download Random's System Information Tool (RSIT) by random/random which includes a HijackThis log and save it to your desktop. If you have RSIT already on your computer, please run it again. Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT. Click Continue at the disclaimer screen. Please post the contents of log.txt. Thank you for your patience.Please see Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problem. If you have already posted this log at another forum or if you decide to seek help at another forum, please let us know. There is a shortage of helpers and taking the time of two volunteer helpers means that someone else may not be helped. Please post your HijackThis log as a reply to this thread and not as an attachment. I am always leery of opening attachments so I always request that HijackThis logs are to be posted as a reply to the thread. I do not think that you are attaching anything scary but others may do so. While we are working on your HijackThis log, please: Reply to this thread; do not start another! Do not make any changes on your computer during the cleaning process or download/add programs on your computer unless instructed to do so. Do not run any other tool until instruc... Read more

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Hi, I am having trouble with using google on a computer running Windows XP SP3. The links from search results are being redirected through the pages "basic-search.net", "get-answers-fast.com" and "easyA-Z.com".

Steps taken so far:
1)
Attempted manual removal of files after searching for this problem on google. Located and removed files in
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader
"qmgr0.dat" and "qmgr1.dat".

These had to be removed in safe mode - upon restarting they were back again.

2)
Scanned computer using malwarebytes and spybot s&d. Other than tracker cookies, no problems were detected.
Scanned computer using TDSSkiller, which found nothing either. Some unregistered drivers were found when the optional settings were enabled.
Attempted scan using combofix, based on the success story here:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic412458.html/page__st__45
although this stalls soon after it starts scanning for infected files.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:google search results redirected (basic-search.net, get-answers.fast.com and easya-z.com)

Hello and welcome pezboytom! We need a deeper look. Please go here....Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.Include a link back to this topic.Let me know if that went well.

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Hello,My name is Jude, and I am in need of some help.For a month now I have tried to fix these problems by myself, but I now realize I need help to get this fixed.Here is the timeline, and what is still occurring, which I cannot figure out how to fix.About a month ago, the computer became nearly unusable. I ran SpyBot and Malware Bytes, which found 49 malware and 23 other problems. The two problems did their job. I then ran AVG, found a few viruses, and took care of them as well.The computer itself was better, but not the browsers...Internet Explorer refused to load, and although Firefox would, it constantly was opening a new tab to some other website...Then I found that even Firefox didn't want to load... So I tried clicking numerous times (once every time the "wait circle" would stop and no browser would appear) until either IE or Firefox would eventually come up. Looking in Task Manager, I would (and still do) find several instances of Explorer, iExplore, and Firefox loaded into memory.I then found that my search (Google in Firefox, Bing in IE) was hijacked, leading to a different website and opening more tabs again!----------Jumping to today----------------I have tried everything I can think of, and more.. I even updated Firefox, uninstalled IE7 and then installed IE8 (64 bit will load up, but not regular IE). The update fixed the Google search, and yet..When I do a search with Google, often times the top results will not show the link (I have to copy th... Read more

A:All browsers redirecting, search bars highjacked, Google search results not coming up, etc.

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.The cleaning process is not instant. Logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me. I know that you need your computer working as quickly as possible, and I will work hard to help see that happen. Please reply using the Add/Reply button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, send me or a moderator a personal message with the address of the thread or feel free to create a new one.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you... Read more

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Hi,

My search results (when I use IE) are getting redirected to a related site or another search engine. It doesn't seem to happen with firefox. Please have a look at the HijackThis log and let me know what I should do............scanners have not found the problem.

Thank you.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:27:09 AM, on 8/5/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
D:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
D:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
D:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
D:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
D:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
D:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
D:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
D:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
D:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
D:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AntiVirus 2007\tavsvc.exe
D:\Program Files\Trend Micro\AntiVirus 2007\Components\tmproxy.exe
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A:Solved: Search Results Redirected To Related Site Or Other Search Engine

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Hey all,I have a nasty redirect virus/malware on my computer that I have been trying to delete for 2 days now. The symptoms are as follows:-Google and Yahoo are in German (and therefore all websites I visit through those search engines are in German). For example, when I type "Yahoo" in my Google search bar it directs me to google.de, and then when I click Yahoo the entire website is in German. It does this with other sites such as CNET, etc. as well.-Clicking links often results in multiple redirects-I have Spybot and AVG 9 Free. Spybot has detected around 200 malicious files but when I attempt to remove them, I get an error saying something about the System32 host files.-I have checked for the TDSSServ.sys and didnt see one.I would appreciate ANY and ALL assistance. It is driving me crazy! I want to avoid wiping at all costs if I can, as it is a computer I received through college with a laptop lease program which I have since bought out and it has several programs on it thanks to the University which arent standard.THANK YOU! P.S. I have the DSS files below and attached. When I attempted to obtain the GMER file, my computer froze the first time and on the next two attempts I received the following blue screen with the message:"STOP: c000021a {Fatal System Error}The Windows Logon Process system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc0000005 (0x00000000 0x00000000). The system has been shut down.=================================DDS (Ver_10... Read more

A:Possible Redirect Virus (in addition to all search engines/search results being in German)

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer. *Please Subscribe to this Thread to get immediate notification of replies. See HERE*It is important not to make any further changes or run any other tools/updates unless instructed to. This may hinder the cleaning process of your machine.*Please be patient, all Bleeping Computer helpers are volunteers and have lives outside this forum.*You must reply within 5 days otherwise this topic will be closed.====================================I do not recommend that you have more than one anti virus product installed and running on your computer at a time. The reason for this is that if both products have their automatic (Real-Time) protection switched on, then those products which do not encrypt the virus strings within them can cause other anti virus products to cause "false alarms". It can also lead to a clash as both products fight for access to files which are opened again this is the resident/automatic protection. In general terms, the two programs may conflict and cause:1) False Alarms: When the anti virus software tells you that your PC has a virus when it actually doesn't. 2) System Performance Problems: Your system may lock up due to both products attempting to access the same file at the same time.Therefore please go to add/remove in the control panel and remove either AVG or McAfee.Important note: It is important to run the removal tool after you uninstall the AV that you wish to remove.AVG removal tool --> HEREMcAfee removal tool... Read more

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Hi there
 
I would be grateful for somebody's help but am not hugely computer savvy so can only explain and understand simple pc speak! 
 
For a couple of months now every time I start up the pc I get three extra tabs appearing - Easylifeapp Search, a Google tab and a Lavasoft tab. Now I've noticed a new window pane appearing on the left of my screen with a small capital T in the top left corner. This contains a "related searches" results that I didn't look for.
 
I've been researching how to get rid of the Easylifeapp and Lavasoft and have removed them from extensions and add ons but they keep returning on startup. I use Chrome. I run Malwarebytes regularly enough but that doesn't seem to be successful. I've also run Piriform CCCleaner (don't know if this is good or bad..) but no success either. 
 
It's all very frustrating and my laptop is definitely acting up more lately which I'm sure is down to this kind of stuff messing with it. 
 
Any and all help would be greatly appreciated!
 
Thanks, 
Chilliflake

A:Removal of Easylifeapp Search/Lavasoft tab/Unknown Search Results pane

Hello Chilliflake I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the sa... Read more

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I recently started a new job and the computer I was assigned to has a nasty redirect virus. Every other Google search result I click redirects me to a random website regardless of which internet browser I use. MalwareBytes and Search and Destroy have not worked. Also, when I search for something in Google toolbar, it searches through google.de so that the results are all in German. Thanks for any help/advice you can offer.

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DDS (Ver_11-05-19.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6000.16643
Run by paralegal1 at 12:09:20 on 2011-05-25
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Business 6.0.6000.0.1252.1.1033.18.2046.972 [GMT -4:00]
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNoNetwork
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A:Infected with virus; Google search results keep redirecting and google toolbar results show up in German

Hello lawguy112 ! Welcome to BleepingComputer Forums! My name is Chris and and I will be helping you with your computer problems. Before we begin, please note the following:I will working be on your Malware issues, this may or may not, solve other issues you have with your machine.The logs can take some time to research, so please be patient with me.Stay with the topic until I tell you that your system is clean. Missing symptoms does not mean that everything is okay.Instructions that I give are for your system only! If you are not the original poster of this thread DO NOT run the fixes provided here.Please do not run any tools until requested by myself or another member of Staff! The reason for this is so I know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Please perform all steps in the order received. If you can't understand something don't hesitate to ask.If you stay with me, follow my instructions and ask questions when confused you'll be back up and running in no time Now let's get down to business:First, do we have your IT department's permission to be working with you and this machine? I don't want to step on any toes here.Also, I'm currently a trainee in the Malware Removal Training program and therefore my answers have to be checked by a Teacher before they get posted to you. There may be a delay due to this. I apologize in ad... Read more

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I cannot browse to any of the following sites with IE or Mozilla:http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/http://malwarebytes.org/I can browse to www.google.com. It allows me to enter a specific search keyword, pressing search and Google then returns results. However I am not sure if they are normal results or not . They do look pretty legit, (ie.. if I search for "antivirus", I see legitimate sites return from the search like avg.com and symantec.com, etc...)The tricky thing is clicking on one of Google????s search results you????ve just recieved. About every other time you will be redirected through one of the following sites/proxies/junkcounter.fastclick.net smartbizsearch???? www. search.pro???? www. missngpage.com/search1.php?qq=fastclick.net???? http: //64.111.196.162/click.php?c=14ed536e052058187ed5fabaef00???? http: //xml.trafficengine.net/screen?aid=1031&cid=268&subid=utr_2642&xargs=There is more???? just too many to list.My temporary workaround for this is hitting the back button two or three times to return to the google results page, and then clicking on the desired link again. Which is really annoying and surprisingly time consuming.And other times I can click on search results from google and there is no problem at all????. I installed Spybot from flash disk. Installed correctly, however was not able to run executable. I noticed after about 10 seconds of Spybot not executing the desktop screen seemed to "dissapear... Read more

A:Google Search Results Redirect | search.pro | counter.fastclick.net

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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I'm working to resolve an issue remotely on a client's pc where any search result is being redirected to odd sites. I've seen several posts of common problems so now it's my turn. The problem is occurring in Chrome and IE 8, antivirus running is Security Essentials with latest definitions, Malwarebytes is up to date, and also have scanned with HiJack This, Ad-Aware, Super-Antispyware, and Eset Online Scanner. Any help would be appreciated....

A:Search results redirecting to odd sites such as infomash.org, search.us.b00kmarks.com

Any help here?

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When doing google searches in Firefox or IE the links will get redirected when clicked on.
When the redirect is happening www.search-tracker.net appears in the bottom bar of firefox and the page displayed is wrong.
If I copy the link from the page (right click/copy link location) and paste it into the tile bar it always works correctly.
AVG does not show any issues.
Comcast cable network offers free install of McAfee security suite that I use to run.
When this issue showed up I found I could no longer do a virus scan with McAfee as the computer would reboot when the scan started.
All the management functions of McAfee worked fine but start a scan and the computer reboots.
I uninstalled McAfee and installed AVG.
AVG did one round of cleaning and now can't find anything.
I don't remember what AVG found other then tracking cookies. If it leaves a log behind that may still be around.
I have tried to install and run Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.
It seems to install fine but will not run. Double click the icon and nothing.
I have uninstalled and reinstalled several times but nothing. Never tries to do the update either.
I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox but that did not help.
I just copied the the mbam.exe file to a new name and double clicked that and it started up. Cool.
I have attached the attach.txt file.
The Malwarebytes run finished. 1 Trogan.Agent was found. I have attached that log file also.
I will send this and then have Malwarebytes remove it. I will then ... Read more

A:Links in google search results get redirected / www.search-tracker.net

Hello dchoyt,Uninstall these old versions of Java, as they are malware magnets. Java™ 6 Update 2Java™ 6 Update 3Java™ 6 Update 5Java™ 6 Update 7Java™ SE Runtime Environment 6Java™ SE Runtime Environment 6 Update 1We will run ComboFix. You should NOT use Combofix unless you have been instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert. It is intended by its creator to be used under the guidance and supervision of an Malware Removal Expert, not for private use. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Further, ComboFix logs are not permitted outside the HijackThis forums and then only when requested by a HJT Team member. You need to disable your AVG Antivirus before running ComboFix, as it will prevent it from running. To disable AVG antivirus: Please open the AVG Control Center program -> double-click on the "AVG Resident Shield" component (looks like this: ) -> deselect the "Turn on AVG Resident Shield" checkmark and save the setting.When you need to enable the AVG Resident Shield, just open the AVG Control Center program -> double-click on the "AVG Resident Shield" component -> select the "Turn on AVG Resident Shield" checkmark and save the setting.Note: If you already have a copy of ComboFix on your system it is essential that you delete it before downloading this ... Read more

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any search engines are ads or completly random sites. if you search ebay on my computer and click on the result that says ebay.com I get an add for cars or barnes n' noble book store.C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\UMStor\Res.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exeC:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exeC:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exeC:\Program Files\BigFix\BigFix.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exeC:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.yahoo.comR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.yahoo.comR1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.ya... Read more

A:search results on any search engines are ads or completly random sites

Howdy, my name is Hoov, and I will be helping you with your dilemma.Please make sure you watch this thread for responses. If you click the options tab at the top of your first post, you can select to track this thread. Here is what I am asking you to do during the repair of your computer*Tell me everything that you have done, if anything, to try and fix this problem.*Please only use 1 forum to help clear up your problem. Posting on more than 1 and following instructions from more than 1 forum will cause those helping you to pull out thier hair.*Follow my instructions - If you can't for some reason, or if you don't understand something, please tell me. If you deviate from my instructions, tell me, it may make a difference on where we go. Don't install anything, even other programs that have nothing to do with security or malware, it could cause things to change, and I would never know it. *Have faith. I will do all I can to get your computer working, and if I can't - someone else here will know something else to try. *Stick with me to the end. My aim is to fix your problems, and give you the tools and knowledge to keep this from happening again.Now onto trying to fix your computer. I think I know what is wrong. If you have more than one computer hooked in a LAN do the following scan on all the computers. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-clic... Read more

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Hi,I am sure i have malware or a virus somewhere in my system. On google search, when i click on the results i get redirected to hxxp://exit.travelsense-search.comWhen i go back to the search results all the results seem to be higlighted as if i have already visited each and every website.Before all this when i would switch my pc on everything would function normally but as soon as i start firefox (default browser) the BSOD would appear but after googling i came across few who said it could be a Flash problem so i unistalled it..now it seems to work fine Couple of days back Avast had detected some virus in the startup or startup memory not sure which ..I think it was called mondo something but after a complete boot scan it deleted the virus. I have tried D.D.S but it does not seem to generate any reports for me. I can just see the black dos window with the instruction and i have waited for more than an hour but nothing. I tried switching off Ad-watch live & Avast anti virus still does not generate anything. I read on the forums that if DDS does not work i can post Hijackthis which works for nowAlso i use an ADSL router (Netgear) for my internet connection and i never use the windows firewall. I have switched it on after this issue. Also I am in France for the moment so my OS is in French. i hope thats not the problem to the D.D.S and i hope someone can still help me out there.Hijackthis !!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 18:53:55, on 10/09/200... Read more

A:Google search results redirecting to exit.travelsense-search.com

Just an update ... i did manage to get DDS working in Safe mode but it still does not generate anything in normal mode with AV, Adware and Internet shut off..so i hope the DSS log from the Safe mode will do.. Below is the DDS log and i have attached the Attach.txt in zip form as mentioned in the instructions. Tried RootRepeal but it seems to freeze/hang mid way.. will try it later on if needed by the mods

DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86 MINIMAL
Run by Darty-Jp at 22:23:39,26 on 10/09/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13
Microsoft Windows XP ?dition familiale 5.1.2600.3.1252.33.1036.18.3070.2737 [GMT 2:00]

AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1351 [VPS 090910-0] *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Documents and Settings\Darty-Jp\Bureau\dds.scr

============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

uDefault_Search_URL = hxxp://www.google.com/ie
uSearchMigratedDefaultURL = hxxp://www.google.com/search?q={searchTerms}&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&ie=utf8&oe=utf8
uStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
mStart Page = hxxp://www.google.com
mWindow Title =
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I have no idea what's gotten into my computer, but when I perform a search in Google or Yahoo!, more often than not, clicking on a resulting link will take me to a fake result (www.clean-pc-now.com is a frequent result). I can still get to the page I want by copying and pasting the link's URL into the address box, but this has become tiresome.

I've done the usual anti-malware things -- HijackThis!, Spybot, etc., and I always have Windows Firewall, Avast! and Scotty (WinPatrol) running, and I haven't gotten any bugs for a couple of years, nor could those programs find anything that might be responsible for this. I've also run Maywarebytes Anti-Malware, Wise Registry & Disk Cleaners, but again -- nothing repoted. My computer is a desktop PC running XP Pro, and my browser is FireFox 3.5.2. I even tested MSIE to see if it has the same trouble with search engines, and indeed it does, so FF isn't at fault.

Here's the result of my DDS scan, and thanks in advance for any assistance:
DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Robert's account at 14:57:55.79 on Mon 08/17/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_02
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1023.497 [GMT -7:00]

AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1335 [VPS 090817-0] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
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A:Search engines all hijack results to fake search sites

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hi,When I click on search results from yahoo.com it takes me to http://results.yahoo.com - I hate that.I am using IE browser Version: 6.0.2900.2180.xpsp_sp2_gdr.070227-2254 on a Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Version 2002 SP 2I've been successful in fixing this problem that lasts about 1 minute and then it's back.Your help is greatly appreciated. ATA2D

A:search results take me to results.yahoo.com

welcom Can you give us an example of an item you have searched for in the yahoo search browser and is THIS the URL you have FOR the Yahoo search ?http://uk.yahoo.com/index_narrow.html?p=us

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Second post as the first one was not accepted because of me using an old Hijackthis version.Username "gm" - 09/10/2007 17:16:47 [Fixwareout edited 9/01/2007]~~~~~ Prerun checkSuccessfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.System was rebooted successfully. ~~~~~ Postrun check HKLM\SOFTWARE\~\Winlogon\ "System"="" ........~~~~~ Misc files. ....~~~~~ Checking for older varients.....~~~~~ Current runs (hklm hkcu "run" Keys Only)[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]"avast!"="C:\\PROGRA~1\\ALWILS~1\\Avast4\\ashDisp.exe""QuickTime Task"="\"C:\\Program Files\\QuickTime\\QTTask.exe\" -atboottime""SunJavaUpdateSched"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Java\\jre1.6.0_02\\bin\\jusched.exe\"""iTunesHelper"="\"D:\\ITunes\\iTunesHelper.exe\""[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]"Skype"="\"C:\\Program Files\\Skype\\Phone\\Skype.exe\" /nosplash /minimized""ctfmon.exe"="C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\ctfmon.exe""IEFilter"="C:\... Read more

A:Search Engine Results Redirected To Search-daily.com

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum hanno My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Download Combofix and save to your desktop:Note: It is important that it is saved directly to your desktop Close any open browsers. Double click on combofix.exe and follow the prompts. When it's finished it will produce a log. Post the entire contents of C:\ComboFix.txt into your next reply. Note: Do not mouseclick combofix's window while it's running. That may cause the program to freeze/hang. Do NOT post the ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt unless I ask.Also post a new Hijackthis log please.

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Hello All..
I'm new in here.. but have used a lot of the solutions created by all of you.
But I could not find a solution for my problem.

Case:
I have a user account that I need to "lock down/restrict"
I'm using group policy for non administrators:
Controlpanel
Prohibit access to Control Panel and PC settings
Start Menu and Taskbar
Prevent users from customizing their start screen
Remove all program list from start menu
Remove balloon tips on start menu items
Turn off all balloon notification
System
Prevent access to registry editing tools
Ctrl+Alt+Del option
Remove task manager

This helps me a lot.. BUT If the user are using the charm bar search.. they can access My Computer or Documents or ....
How can I disable the search on the START Charmbar
I have used the article: Search in Windows 8 but just removed the all checkmarks in the first Tip.. that helps.. but it dose not solve it.

My goal is to have a empty field when I search for anything.. or even better.. to remove the search function.

I hope that somebody can help me with this.

Best regard

The Pilot

A:How to REMOVE/DISABLE search results from charmbar search

Hi again..
I forgot to mention, that the Windows Search service is disabled and not running..
That also helps.. but you still get results..
/The Pilot

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Hello,

When I trying to search for anything by pressing Win+S, I get error message like this:

(Seems that search is performing on the HDD instead of SSD.

I have 2 drives in my laptop: HDD (D:\ letter) and SSD (C:\), using SSD for booting, but there is OS on the HDD also.

Is there a way to edit the default searching directory?

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When I select a site in Google and click search another search site opens - not the same search site each time but cycles through for or five sites. Is this the fault of 'Live Search'? if so , how can I get rid of this.

Thanks for any help
 

A:Google search results in other search engine opening

hi, welcome to TSG.

Download hijack this from the link below.Please do this. Click here:

http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/hijackthis_sfx.exe

to download HijackThis. Click scan and save a logfile, then post it here so
we can take a look at it for you. Don't click fix on anything in hijack this
as most of the files are legitimate.

Download the HostsXpert 3.7 - Hosts File Manager.

http://www.funkytoad.com/download/hoster.zip

* Unzip HostsXpert 3.7 - Hosts File Manager to a convenient folder such
as C:\HostsXpert 3.7 - Hosts File Manager
* Run HostsXpert 3.7 - Hosts File Manager from its new home
* Click "Make Hosts Writable?" in the upper right corner (If available).
* Click Restore Original Hosts and then click OK.
* Click the X to exit the program.
* Note: If you were using a custom Hosts file you will need to replace
any of those entries yourself.
 

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I am having the same problem as the person two posts down but I wasn't allowed to reply to that so I'll make my own post.

When I click on search results on Google, links will redirect to other search sites. This happens in both Internet Explorer and Firefox.

I've scanned several times with BitDefender Anti-Virus, MalwareBytes Anti-Spyware, Spy Sweeper, and Ad-Aware. Ad-Aware detected a couple of worms last week but I removed them and since then none of these programs have detected anything (other than some mod I installed for Grand Theft Auto which seems to always come up as a Trojan.Generic, but I've had it installed for atleast a year it's clean).

I have run CCleaner to delete anything in the temp folders and cache, and I've gone into the registry and deleted some [email protected] thing under Firefox extensions. I've also tried searching for a fix (I've found out that if I right-click links and copy and paste them into the address bar they work fine) and another forum site suggested that I download and run some GooredFix program and after I ran it, it said it deleted several registry entries for Firefox. None of this has worked though.

Anyways, here's my HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:30:03 AM, on 7/5/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
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A:Google search results redirecting to other search sites

I was searching for a solution to my problem when someone on another site suggested ComboFix, and it seemed to solve the other persons problem so I tried it and I think it worked. I tried searching things on Google and so far nothing has been redirected, so it seems to be fixed.
 

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Hi

Can anyone suggest how to speed up my windows search results?

When I click on the start button the initial results appear as fast as I can type. But this only applies to Settings and Programs. It is currently taking over 10 seconds for the first file name to appear!

Worse, nothing is cached - so if I want to do another, similar search a few seconds later, it STILL takes 10 seconds before the first filename appears.

Background
- Most of my documents live in a directory in the root directory called "docs" (e.g. 3.5GB)
- I have 98GB of free space on my hard drive (SSD)
- I have c. 11GB of Outlook emails as .PST files (Outlook 2013)
- I have c. 5GB of emails in an .OST file.
- I have some about 5GB of files in DropBox too.

- My system: Motherboard: Intel DP55WB (MA TX)
Processor: Intel Core I5 750 2.66GHz
RAM: 8GB = (2GB 1066 DDR3 Memory) x4 modules
Hard disk: SSD 300GB, "INTEL SSDSA2CW300G3 ATA Device"
Graphics card: ATI Radeon HD 5770 - S/n: 7 78656 05291 8
Operating system: Windows7 Pro 64Bit

I rebuilt the Window's search index a few weeks ago but it didn't help speed things up.
In desperation I sometimes still use the desktop search called "Everything" (from VoidTools) ("Version 1.3.4.686 (x64)") which is extremely fast and light on resources and only searches file names. However it appears the author has given up developing it at it keeps crashing.

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A:Windows search (under Start btn) - How can I speed up search results?

I'm no expert but I did find a great tutorial. Lots of good information.

By Dzomlija

Windows Search - Configure and Use

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When ever I go to Yahoo or Google and use the search engine, any link I click on redirects me to something called MorwillSearch.com, another search engine. Could someone please help me get rid of this thing?

A:Search Engine Results Re-direct To Morwill Search

run your spyware and virus programs and it will probably be found for removal. If not, let us know.It appears to be a porn site.

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I began having an issue with my laptops ATI Radeon graphics driver not working properly. It is fixed now, but the other issues I was having at the same time was not being able to view indexed files through the "search programs and files" and "windows explorer search" box. The screen goes blank or does not produce any results. Also, one of my downloaded software disk programs will not open--error. This particular program, Logos Bible software, index its files quite often. Even when I am not using the program. I also cannot change my desktop background to any picture except solid colors. I think my laptop has a corrupted file somewhere, or it is infected with malware. Can you help?

A:no results when using search programs and files box or explorer search box

Since you state you have run ComboFix and are requesting help for that in this topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic443207.html

Please wait until you are cleared of any malware or changes that the malware tools might have made to compound this issue have been cleared.

Once it is determined that malware or use of antimalware tools is not part of the problem here, please PM any staff member to have this topic reopened.

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Hi. I've recently noticed that Google search results are being odd, and sometimes it will redirect to ad-pages, etc...

I've attached a picture of what the search results look like; searching 'facebook' results in no listing for facebook.com coming up! I'm fairly sure there is a search hijacker happening somewhere.

I've done an Avast scan, and found and deleted the file Gaopdxserv.sys, in C:\Windows\system32\drivers. Does this file have anything to do with it? Avast didn't find anything else.

I'm using Windows Vista, and the browser I'm using is Firefox 3; it also occurs with Internet Explorer 7.

HijackThis Log:

Code:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 19:05:10, on 25/01/2009
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1905 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Spare Messaging\MessagingApp.exe
C:\Windows\PixArt\Pac207\Monitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\BOINC\boincmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\BOINC\boinctray.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CCC.exe
C:\Program Files\BOINC\boinc.exe
C:\Program F... Read more

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Hi. I'm not sure how it happened, but when I open Firefox and use its search engine my results are done by "search-results.com."My dds log -.DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86 Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.7.2Run by KJ at 17:36:23 on 2012-09-20Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3317.2391 [GMT -5:00].AV: Norton Security Suite *Enabled/Updated* {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Enabled/Updated* {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}FW: McAfee Firewall *Enabled* FW: Norton Security Suite *Enabled* .============== Running Processes ===============.C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroupsvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEsvchost.exeC:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Browser Manager\2.2.580.182\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\brwmngr.exeC:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Browser Manager\2.2.580.182\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\brwmngr.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Norton Security Suite�... Read more

A:Firefox search re-directs to search-results.com

Greetings and Welcome to The Forums!!My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I have put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier and faster for both of usPlease do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.
We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.
Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.
Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.
A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the same", this requires the extra step of looking back at your previous post.NOTE: At the ... Read more

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whenever i attempt to open a google reference, I am switched to a different search engine, e.g. MFeed Search or Deal Time. How can I stop this a n just have google open the site I selected?

A:google search results in mfeed search

After a quick google search, the common issue appears to be this..:"It appears to be a browser hijacker for click through ads. Basically someone keeps redirecting you to their webpages so they can generate pay per click revenue. Very Common.Reset your homepage to Yahoo.Download and install SPybot Search and Destroy from link below. When installing turn on system setting protection and tea timer. These should prevent hijacking and will let you know when your homepage is changed. Download all updates, disconnect from the net and do a full scan. It should find your hijacker."http://www.safer-networking.org/index2.htmlI'm not really an expert, but it sounds like the problem your having.

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When I search for something using the search box in explorer, the search results are shown in detailed view. Let's say they are sorted by name. If I click on the date modified field, instead of sorting by date modified instantly, the whole search starts over! Is something wrong with my Windows 7, or is this a "feature"?

A:Sorting search results causes search to rerun

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dismas


When I search for something using the search box in explorer, the search results are shown in detailed view. Let's say they are sorted by name. If I click on the date modified field, instead of sorting by date modified instantly, the whole search starts over! Is something wrong with my Windows 7, or is this a "feature"?


Might just be the way your search is configured. what would you like it to do?

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Hello,

When I trying to search for anything by pressing Win+S, I get error message like this:

(Seems that search is performing on the HDD instead of SSD.

I have 2 drives in my laptop: HDD (D:\ letter) and SSD (C:\), using SSD for booting, but there is OS on the HDD also.

Is there a way to edit the default searching directory?

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When I use a google search in IE6 and click on any of the results it opens another search window at x-max.net instaed of going to the URL of the google search result. Please help!

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Owner on 2008-04-16 19:50:57
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
20: 2008-04-16 18:51:10 UTC - RP661 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
19: 2008-04-15 23:45:08 UTC - RP660 - System Checkpoint
18: 2008-04-14 22:59:51 UTC - RP659 - Installed Symantec Technical Support Web Controls
17: 2008-04-14 22:34:39 UTC - RP658 - Installed AVG 7.5
16: 2008-04-14 22:33:48 UTC - RP657 - Removed AVG 7.5


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2008-03-29 19:19:43 UTC - RP642 - System Checkpoint


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis (run as Owner.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 19:54:14, on 16/04/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.... Read more

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I keep getting redirected to another search, whenever I use the link from a yahoo search (or any other search engine). I also have problems accessing some websites that are saved in my favorites. I ran a hijackthis scan. Below are the results... HELP!!! Please!!! Please!!! Please!!!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:34:19 PM, on 1/15/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Nhksrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\PackethSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\APC\APC PowerChute Personal Edition\mainserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToMyPC\g2svc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\Agent\myAgtSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToMyPC\g2comm.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToMyPC\g2pre.exe
C:\Program Files\Citrix\GoToMyPC\g2tray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\... Read more

A:link from search results redirects to more search

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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I see you have more than one Anti-Virus program installed, AVG, McAfee and parts of Norton. While this may seem like greater protection, it can cause problems including slowdowns and system hangs. Choose one to keep and uninstall the other.

Any antivirus program must be removed via add/remove program.
For any program that doesn't have an add/remove entry, you will have to do this:re-install the program -> reboot -> uninstallIf AVG is your current choice, please use these instructions to remove McAfee

All '05, '06, and '07 McAfee products
Download the McAfee Removal Tool.

Double click on MCPR.exe to launch it, then Click Run. A window should appear and dis... Read more

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I did the research on our forum and follow 3 different posts with similar resolved issues and I am still getting the same problem. So here I am with my own post.

Win XP SP 3
IE 8
McAfee
Dr. Web curit
Malwarebytes

Problem:
1. It started a few days ago with the "Antivirus Pro Alert", issues with pop ups and fake alerts. The fake alerts and pop ups was resolved by installing the "Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware" program.

2. After that I started noticing that my search results were always the same, no matter what subject I searched in Yahoo, Google or MSN I will get something like "www.toseeka.org, mycoupons.com,etc..." on the search page.

3. I tried several other remedies from similar posts and I am still having the same problem...not sure which virus, malware or whatever is on my system...please advice.

Thanks

A:still getting redirected to different search results on search engines

Hi Tony Tsai, and to BleepingComputer!Lets see if we can find a cause for your problems!ROOTREPEAL-------------Please install RootRepealNote: Vista users ,, right click on desktop icon and select "Run as Administrator."Go HERE and download RootRepeal.zip to your Desktop. Unzip that, (7-zip tool if needed) and then click RootRepeal.exe to open the scanner. Next click on the Report tab, now click on Scan. A Window will open asking what to include in the scan. Check all of the below and then click OK.DriversFilesProcessesSSDTStealth ObjectsHidden ServicesNow you'll be asked which drive to scan. Check C: and click OK again and the scan will start. Please be patient as the scan runs. When the scan has finished, click on Save Report. Name the log RootRepeal.txt and save it to your Documents folder (it should automatically save it there).Please copy and paste that into your next reply.

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So I click the circle-icon in the bottom left corner and in the text field it says "ask me anything." I type in "add remove" to bring up the Add/Remove Programs function - and I get no results. At all. All I get is a heading that reads "Here's Some Info For Your Evening." I'm on the house icon on the left sidebar. I used to get search results a few days ago, but I don't know what happened since then. Now, I get nothing, no matter what I input into the search field.

Microsoft sure didn't do enough beta testing before they decide to release this version. How to do things in this version are not obvious at all, and I'm not a computer novice.
 

A:Why don't I get search results from the Start > Search function?

Hi tricon7,

As for the "Add Remove" search you were referring to, it seems to be working fine on my system.

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Does this same behavior occur after restarting your system?

Did you perform a clean install of Windows 10 or did you perform the upgrade from an older version of Windows?
 

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Recently I started getting one line in the upper portion of the IE windows with Chinese characters:

系统检测发现您正在使用低版本IE浏览器,可能存在安全隐患,强烈推荐您在windows系统使用更快速!更安全!更稳定!的浏览器: FireFox火狐浏览器,点击下载
McAfee and Spybot scans yield nothing. Ad-Aware 2007 results in 5 registry entries but is unable to clean them. The two categories identified:
Root: HKCR Path: clsid\{385ab8c6-fb22-4d17-8834-064e2ba0a6f0}
Root: HKLM Path: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{385ab8c6-fb22-4d17-8834-064e2ba0a0a6f0}

Hijackthis generated log which is attached. You can see that the same entries

O2 - BHO: Info cache - {385AB8C6-FB22-4D17-8834-064E2BA0A6F0} - C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\PCTools\pctools.dll

Aside from having the aforementioned line in every IE screen, some of the sites, including this site bleepingcomputer occasionally cannot be accessed, usually when you have to drill 2-3 levels down into the website. It changes though. Occasionally it will dive... Read more

A:Win32.adware.cinmus, Chinese Spyware - Chinese Line In Ie Windows, Unable Access Some Sites

Here is the log pasted instead of being attached:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:49:37 AM, on 2/2/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exeC:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exec:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exec:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exeC:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1�... Read more

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I just received delivery of a mini camera/voice recorder that has an instruction sheet in both Chinese characters and also broken English...very broken! In fact, it's basically incomprehensible. Is there anyone viewing this that may be able to help me translate the instructions, because I can't get the recorder to work yet. The colors of the light indicators on the recorder and the instructions don't even match. All that I can observe is red and blue, while the instructions refer to a yellow and green in addition to red.....go figure. And yes, I've contacted the seller about this but they haven't responded yet. I strongly suspect they don't have a clue either...they're just merchandisers, not tech folks.

I've attached a copy of of the so-called English instructions, but if you can read Chinese please contact me and I'll send you or post the instructions written in Chinese characters.

Thanks for your interest.
 

A:Solved: Can you read Chinese characters and/or Chinese broken English?

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You know where it says www.techspot.com. Yes it has taken it over. There is no bing addon, extension or remove program. I followed a few guides I found googling and they only work until I restart FF. My old search engine was Google in the address bar.
 

A:Bing has taken over as my default search address bar in Firefox, search provider

In the address bar where it says your search program. Drop down the menu there. You should be able to switch it back to Google
 

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Hi I was wondering if anyone could help me. My friend has a Chinese version of Windows XP with SP3 and an English Office 2007 installed on her computer. All worked fine until the day after Office was installed. Now some of the Chinese characters have been replaced with squares. I tried changing the settings in the Regional and Language Options but as the Chinese characters have been replaced by vertical lines.

If someone can help me resolve this problem it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks

A:[SOLVED] Problem with Chinese text in Chinese Windows XP

Problem solved

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