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Q: Solved: teen and unwanted web sites Valis sent me

Valis sent me for help. I have Windows 7. I have an administrator account. My son uses a standard account and does not know the password for the administrator account. My son has been visiting unwanted web sites. I need to find the easiest way to block him from visiting this type of site.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 635 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 5886 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 939685 MB, Free - 745733 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 04GJJT
Antivirus: GFI Software VIPRE, Updated and Enabled

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A: Solved: teen and unwanted web sites Valis sent me

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After searching, when selecting a site, I get unwanted site that is usually for adults only.

I run AVG, SuperAntiSpyware, spyboot, lavasoft and Activescan.

Can you help? Here is HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 17:46:32, on 22/12/2007
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\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:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\runservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\CAL\CALMAIN.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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Recently when I use Google, Yahoo, Excite my browser jumps to unwanted sites when I click on the top three links search engines finds. I tried Mcafee's scan in DOS - found nothing. I followed Weezie12's suggestion and ran SDFIX.exe which deleted 12 files but problem is still there. Anyone help?
 

A:Solved: Browser Jump To Unwanted Sites - Search Engines

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Having problems with IE7 google search results redirecting me to unwanted sites and JUMP redirects, hijackthis log attached any help greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: IE7 Google search Results JUMP to unwanted sites

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Good evening,

I have a laptop that is running Windows Vista

I have 2 issues
1 We inherited this laptop from father in law who has been deceased for a year
and do not
have administrator password or the pass word for his account.
How can i remove his account and gain administrator access

2 This laptop has Morton anti virus on it and I would like to remove
completely and run AVG free

Any help would be appreciated

Thanks
Craig
 

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Valis sent me here to start this.This is a almost new laptop running Win 8. We are giving this for our teen age son to use to play online games. He says that it is lagging or slow. I don't believe that is the case. We would like it checked and also would like to have any unneeded start up processes running in the background to not happen. This should help speed the system up. Any safety precautions would be helpful. Spyware etc. He has also been known to visit unwanted web sites
Thanks CraigTech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-5000 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 22 Model 0 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 7642 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 8330, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 933411 MB, Free - 874231 MB; D: Total - 19662 MB, Free - 2018 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 2192
Antivirus: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, Disabled
 

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Quite often when I click a link in a returned search result from a website like www.whitepages.com it takes me to an unwanted and unrelated site. I have read somethings online about a Google redirect virus but I am not seeing this happen while doing a Google search. It seems to happen when doing a search or sort on a website and then the results are returned and when I go to click on one of the results I get sent to a page I do not want. I read on a forum that DDS, Gmer, and Attach.txt files can be helpful to someone who reads this. Another site this happens regularly on is www.adam4adam.com
Thank you for your help.

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Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.Run Combofix:You may be asked to install or update the Recovery Console (Win XP Only) if this happens please allow it to do so (you will need to be connected to the internet for this)Before you run Combofix I will need you to turn off any security software you have running, If you do not know how to do this you can find out >here< or >here<Combofix may need to reboot your computer more than once to do its job this is normal.You can download Combofix from one of these links.Link 1Link 2Link 3 1. Close any open browsers or any other programs that are open.2. Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the r... Read more

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This website keeps popping up and I have run Adware and Spybot. It was also charging calls to my phone. I have put a block on my phone with the phone company and now have to send a letter an a email to dispute these charges. I have never been to that web site and it keeps popping up. I did read whre the average person can go remove this with help so Help. This is the information I get when I run spyware.

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-18\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-299502267-1078145449-1708537768-1004\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-20\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-19\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3

DSO Exploit: Data source object exploit (Registry change, nothing done)
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0\1004!=W=3
--- Spybot - Search && Destroy version: 1.3 ---
2004-05-12 Includes\LSP.sbi
2004-11-29 Includes\Cookies.sbi
2004-12-15 Includes\Dialer.sbi
2004-12-16 Includes\Hijackers.sbi
2004-12-15 Includ... Read more

A:Solved: Hard Core Teen Sex website

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I'm using an ACER desktop with Vista home version. We got the computer in May so it's not very old. My son had the computer before me and whenever I'm on the internet (I use Firefox) I get these strange web sites (one is greendot.com, one is adopt.euroclick. com, another I got yesterday was a porno site).

I've run Norton and downloaded and ran Ad-Aware, but this morning I got another pop-up web site. Any ideas short of restoring the whole computer?

Thanks,

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Hi and welcome ,please run an MBAM scan.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.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 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 scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see a list of any... Read more

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I was wondering if there is any way to remove some XXX sites from popping up on my computer at random times. I would prefer not using software I want just find a way to stop. I have also ran ad-aware, but i don't think its the most recent version.

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Get the most recent version of ad aware. Also, get a good copy of anti-virus software and keep it updated.

And stop going to porn sites ... ;)

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Hi,
Can someone help?Sometimes when surfing,I get pages i never addressed. even the url is in the browser.One example is:http://www.the truelovemeter,and the header Says The True Lovemeter-Windows Internet Explorer.it seems as if Internet explorer.is doing nasties.

Wally.

XP Home SP 2 ie 7
 

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I was asked to send this:

ogfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 8:22:09 AM, on 24/12/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)

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:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMax4PNP.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Unlocker\UnlockerAssistant.exe
C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcWnd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\LogitechDesktopMessenger.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\SetPoint.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\oodag.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Logitech\KHAL\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Brother\Brmfcmon\BrMfcmon.exe
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Hi,
I have got avast anti virus. It was working fine but now when i goto any web site or press submit button unwanted websites are launched like:

****

Also lots of Ads are coming on my screen. Please guide me how to get rid of them.

Zulfi.

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Try using Malwarebytes and/0r Superantispyware, that should take care of your problem.

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Im a running windows XP, IE6 and have recently downloaded McAfee AV as part of my BT Broadband package. For the last week or so whilst browsing, unwanted websites have appeared-these are mostly advertising car insurance and have the letters CiD in the banner.

I have followed your instructions and have attached logs etc-


DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - FAT32x86
Run by Stephen McQueen at 12:17:27.20 on 20/02/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_07
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1918.1262 [GMT 0:00]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled*

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

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
SVCHOST.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
SVCHOST.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\McciCMService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
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Your hard drive is almost full. Having too little free space on your hard drive can compromise system performance.


Quote:




C: is FIXED (FAT32) - 25 GiB total, 1.858 GiB free.




I suggest you move pictures, music, etc. to an external drive or USB stick if you have one and uninstall any programs that are never or hardly ever used.

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Please uninstall the following via Start->(or My Computer)->Control Panel->Add or Remove Programs if it still exists:

Messenger Plus! Live & Sponsor (CiD)<<This program is known to install the malware that you have, a LOP infection. If the program is a must have, uninstall it, then reinstall it and decline when asked to install the sponsor's software.

Please read this and this

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Download LopSD and Save it to your Desktop.
Double-click LopSD.exe to run it.
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Hi, Please help!!

Laptop has been running really slow for a few weeks. today while on net IE crashed and closed down. then the laptop started playing audio adverts at random times every couple of minutes.

when i tried to restart IE it took about a minute to go to homepage (google) when i clicked on a search result any link gets redirected to numerous different advertising sites.

here is my HJT log. any help would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 18:09:02, on 06/06/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18226)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Update 3\VAIOUpdt.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\Wireless Switch Setting Utility\Switcher.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\sony\ISB Utility\ISBMgr.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\ApMsgFwd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\2.bin\MWSOEMON.EXE
C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\bar\2.bin\M3SRCHMN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apntex.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
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I read other threads and ran Fixwareout.......

The following is the report


Username "Mina" - 11/13/2007 8:10:44 [Fixwareout edited 9/01/2007]

~~~~~ Prerun check

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters
"nameserver"="85.255.114.14 85.255.112.207" <Value cleared.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\services\tcpip\parameters\interfaces\{352ECD2B-046F-4607-8D88-A2D5FE4926C3}
"nameserver"="85.255.114.14,85.255.112.207" <Value cleared.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\services\tcpip\parameters\interfaces\{956EC561-7A84-42FA-B1EC-24ACF134E88E}
"nameserver"="85.255.114.14,85.255.112.207" <Value cleared.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\services\tcpip\parameters\interfaces\{BF486542-16FB-4DFD-869F-48D82B1C80E6}
"nameserver"="85.255.114.14,85.255.112.207" <Value cleared.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\services\tcpip\parameters\interfaces\{352ECD2B-046F-4607-8D88-A2D5FE4926C3}
"DhcpNameServer"="85.255.114.14,85.255.112.207" <Value cleared.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\services\tcpip\parameters\interfaces\{E6539924-4E03-402E-8856-E107E1B17A5F}
"DhcpNameServer"="85.255.114.14,85.255.112.207" <Value cleared.

Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.


System was rebooted successfully.

~~~~~ Postrun check
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A:ie redirects to unwanted sites

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Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt

Click Upload.

What DSS will do: create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.
clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, and Internet Cache Files, and also empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.
check some important areas of your system and produce a report for your analyst to review. DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already hav... Read more

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I am receiving on a average, five emails daily, from sites that I never subscribed to (i.e., drugs, vitamins, magazines, investments).
There is no instructions or place in the email, once I open it, to unsubscribe.
Has anyone have suggestions.
Yesterday, I received 13 unwanted soliciting emails.
Many thanks

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE
 

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whatever you do. do not reply to them. you only confirm your email addy to those people. and that brings an invitation to more spam.

you may be interested in the following. you can actually report spam.

http://cc.uoregon.edu/cnews/fall2002/spamreport.html

another helpful page here.

http://spam.abuse.net/userhelp/
 

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Hello,

While using the internet and IE, sites are being displayed automatically without me wanting them. These are typically gambling sites or poker sites. I have zone alarm ( free version ) running and AVG for viruses but I still seem to be infected. Could you suggest some help for me please.

many Thanks,
Dave.

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Please go HERE and carry out the instructions that are posted.Thankyou..

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Hello,

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my post. Last week I noticed that after a search through Google I was redirected to an unwanted site. I use Norton Internet Security 360 and was unable to find anything wrong from the Norton scans. I then downloaded Spybot which found 1 malware item that was removed. After the removal my PC seemed fine for a few days. Once again I then noticed another redirect through Google. I scanned my computer again with Spybot, but that scan did not show any problems. I then downloaded Malware Bytes and did a scan. That program found one redirect trojan. I again was able to remove it, and again my computer seemed fine for a few days. Lo and behold, the same thing happened with Malware Bytes. The scan did not show anything but I was still getting redirected. I now realize that this thing is beyond me. I have tried several times tonight for a redirect to happen so I could give more information as to what sites I am being redirected to, but of course now it isn't happening at the moment. I followed the first post guide provided by this site and saved my scans to add to this post. For some reason when I tried to do a Gmer scan, only the registry, files, and services boxes were checked, and all the other boxes were grayed out and unable to be manipulated. The scan of those three items did not have any results.

Thank you again for taking the time to read this. Any help given would be greatly appreciated.

.
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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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I am sorry. I am uable to dwnload the log files, so I pasted the HijackThis below

Windows Defender started popping up boxes saying that 'SettingModifier: Win32/PossibleHostFileHijack. I chose the 'Remove all' choice but it kept coming up.

I scanned with SpyBot in SafeMode and it found 72 redirecting instances which it removed. I came back to normal mode but felt that the redirecting was still going on. I disabled SystemRestore and went back into SafeMode for a new scan wit SpyBot. It found nothing, this time. Next, I scanned with Panda. It found something 00188495 adware/picsplace (see log). To be on the safe side I renamed the file and deleted it, but left t in the Dustbin.

I have XP Home SP3; Mcafee VirusScan; SpywareBlaster; and Windows Defender running.

Any help wil be much appreciated.

Qim
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 18:50:56, on 23/09/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
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.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\brss01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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Browser hijack ? Reduxmediia virus?
Hi.
I seem to have managed to install a browser high jacker.
reduxmediia  (with a double I ) and h t t p://t.cttrsv.c o m (spaced out so it wont link) seem to be the redirecting pages
As near as I can tell I Picked up the initial problem down loading picsa and even when declining all toolbars and add ons  I still managed to install the problem.
I have tried to rid my self of it but it is a persistant blighter and keeps returning.
 
I have used malawarebytes  antimalware tool ,malwarebytes antiexploit, cc cleaner malawarebytes anti rootkit adw cleaner and rkill to try and remove it.
rkill alerted me that some of my hosts were incorrect and I removed them  via a fix on the Microsoft site.
 
Edit for additional information
found out my son has been receiving  redirects on his lap top also. so I did a factory reset of my modem, It didn't seem to make any difference.
 
dds.txt
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17344  BrowserJavaVersion: 10.71.2
Run by David at 13:48:49 on 2014-10-20
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.61.1033.18.4091.2154 [GMT 10.5:30]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {4F35CFC4-45A3-FC37-EF17-759A02E39AB1}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {F4542E20-6399-F3B9-D5A7-4EE87964D00C}
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A:unwanted pop up from unsavoury sites

Slowly going mad I dont know if this will fix my problem?
Although i am unable to find processes of the malware in task manager.
this is supposed to be a fix for t.cttsrv
Stop processes of this malware:
Open Task Manager to stop processes.
Remove associated registry settings:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\urlsearchhook.toolbarurlsearchhook
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\classes\urlsearchhook.toolbarurlsearchhook
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\extensions,
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\webbrowser
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run .exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings WarnonBadCertRecving = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop NoChangingWallPaper = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments SaveZoneInformation = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System DisableTaskMgr = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download CheckExeSignatures = no
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main Use FormSuggest = yes
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced ShowSuperHidden = 0
Delete t.cttsrv.com infected files:
%Profile%\Local Settings\Temp\

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My IE keeps on being directed to sites such as virob.com when I'm browsing some sites I go on usually. I haven't downloaded or installed anything suspicious recently. The linking thing started yesterday afternoon. I don't understand what's causing it. I've run a scan by Ad-ware and Spybot, and then I've run an online scan by Panda, it shows me this



Incident Status Location

Potentially unwanted tool:Application/KillApp.B Not disinfected C:\hp\bin\KillIt.exe
I've also run a scan by hijackthis

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:53:43 AM, on 12/29/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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A:Unwanted directing to other sites

Hello jennymak88, and welcome to TSF


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Please read this post completely before begining the fix. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding.
Please 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 RIGHT ORDER.

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The fixes we will use are specific to your problems and should only be used for this issue on this machine.

Please only use this topic to reply to. Do not start another thread.
If any other issues arise let me know.

The process is not instant. Please continue to review my answers until I tell you your machine is clear.
Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear. So lets do this to the end!

Please make every effort to reply to my posts in a timely manner. Malware breeds malware and the longer an infection remains on a system, the more
likely additional infections will result.

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My computer was severely infected and took three days to clean. However, I'm still getting unwanted web sites that pop up in a Firefox tab. If I act quickly enough, I can close it. If not, I get an error message and the computer freezes, requiring a reboot. Usually the reboot doesn't work and I need to do a shut-down. I have read about being able to block certain web sites. Is there any way that can be done without having to download or buy a program?

Many thanks for your help.
 

A:How do I block unwanted web sites???

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Hello,When I try to browse to anothr site, I get directed to some sites that I don't know, including som adult sites. This is one of the sites I get dircted to: //www.av-onlinescan.org/l2/index.html?ref_id=9082 I guess my computer is infected by some spyware or malware. Below is the DDS.TXT report. I have also attached the Attach.txt file.Thank you very much for your time and all your help.DDS.TXT:DDS (Ver_09-01-19.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Hicham at 15:06:15.71 on Sat 01/24/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.767.322 [GMT -5:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcssC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkServiceC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\inetinfo.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXEc:\progra~1\norton~1\navapsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\NMSSvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS ... Read more

A:Get directed to some unwanted sites

Hi,

If you still need help with this post a fresh dds log, please.

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Hello to you all
i am having difficulty browsing, because every time i tried to click on a google link it is taking me to a different site or i see some pop-up window .
any help in this issue is appreciated
there is Win32.WormVB on my machine adaware se failed to remove

here is my hijack this log file result
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:07:57 AM, on 3/1/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)

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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1163604667\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_01\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A960\dlbfbmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\McciTrayApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Verizon\Servicepoint\VerizonServicepoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell AIO Printer A960\dlbfbmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\{D0B92B8E-0BB5-1033-0906-050823200001}\Update.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\rayiou.exe
C:\Program F... Read more

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I am so irritated. My computer constantly opens unwanted web sites. This happens while on internet or not. If left on, it will open as many as 50 sites. I have run spybot, ad-aware, updated both and window updates. I also tried microsoft's malicious software tool. Now I am trying this and I REALLY hope it works. I am not sure that I have accurately complete all the "Do THIS" listed on the forum, but I have tried. What follows is the log created by HiJack this.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:57:02 PM, on 5/4/2006
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:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\EQBranch\EQBranch.exe
C:\Program Files\PECarlin\PECarlin.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\CHRISC~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for hijackthis.zip\HijackThis.exe

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A:unwanted web sites, I've been hijacked

Hello and Welcome. Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted.

Before begining 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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Before you do anything else, create a folder for HijackThis and put it in a permanent folder (like C:\HJT) instead of the Temp folder. This is required because HijackThis will create backups and we don't want them to be deleted.

Download Ewido Anti-MalwareInstall Ewido Anti-Malware
When installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck..Install background guard
Install scan via context menu

Double-click the icon on Desktop to launch Ewido
You will need to update Ewido to the latest definition files.On the left hand side of the main screen click update.
Then click on Start Update.
The update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.
If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update Ewido
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hI
i want to block unwanted websites being opened in the ie. can someone suggest me a method to do so?
or some s/w available in advance so that it can serve my requirement.



sally

A:Block unwanted sites

Go into internet options, security,,block unwanted sites.

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Hello Everyone,
I am having an issue with my web browsers. I will be surfing the web and click on a link and my web browser is sending me to another site not listed on the original link. I have a feeling its adware or spyware that was installed on my machine without my knowledge. I've run Mcafee Antivirus and removed several viruses and adware but i am sure its still lingering around somewhere. Can anyone offer any other advice? Thank you and I appreciate your help.
matt

A:Web Browser's Redirecting To Unwanted Sites

Welcome wndrbrd1Lets try a few scanning/cleaning tools to see if we can resolve your problem.Download and scan with Spybot S&D 1.4. Setup & Configure as shown here.[DO NOT choose the option to install TeaTimer]Note: If you encounter any error messages while downloading the updates, manually download them from here.Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune.This program is for XP and Windows 2000 onlyDouble-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.Click the Empty Selected button.If you use Firefox browserClick Firefox at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.If you use Opera browserClick Opera at the top and choose: Select AllClick the Empty Selected button.NOTE: If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.If your running Win XP/2000, download and scan with Ewido Anti-Malware v3.5Ewido Install and Scan InstructionsIf your still having problems after this, then perform these online Virus scans:[Watch the Address bar in IE. You may receive alerts that "This site might require the following ActiveX control...Click here to install...". Click on that alert and then Click Install ActiveX component.]Trend Micro Housecall ScanPanda ActiveScan [ActiveScan Panda does not remove adware/spyware but will autoclean for viruses ... Read more

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My computer seems to be clean now, but I never disinfected the problem found by Panda (see earlier post 6 days ago)

However, something is fishy: Panda at 80% scan comes up with a box that does not tell me that is connected to the programme asking me to choose profile and giving as a sle option 'Outlook' which I don't even use. I am also unable to run Kaspersky as it tells me that I need Java 1.5 or later. I have 1.6! I wonder if something is interfering with the scans. I have just scanned with Panda again and Panda tells me that it detected that '
We have detected that the Windows Defender protection installed on your PC is disabled and not up-to-date.'
Yet, Dfender is up-to-date and running in background (I have just checked). It is all very strange and I would be very grateful if you could have a look at my earlier post. I am pasting below an updated

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 16:52:47, on 28/09/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
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.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
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I can google search anything, and sometimes when I click certain sites I can go to them no problem. However, other times when I google diffferent things, I click the links and it goes to other sites, like bizrate or other crap. please help. I have windows 7 32 bit, on a hp computer.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:27:38 AM, on 12/12/2009
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Windows\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Users\Shannon\Downloads\HiJackThis.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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This is my first post here.

Anyways I'm having a problem when I do google searches - when I go to click on a link (like wikipedia) it will jump me to another site, the only way I can visit a site is by typing in the URL manually. which does kind of suck.

I also removed some viruses in safemode the other day (I don't remember which ones though sorry. There were 3 I think 2 were malware and the other was a trojan).

Here is my Hijackthis log.

Also thank you for any help you can give me

P.S.
My antivirus is McAfee (Basic), and Malwarebytes.
 

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I have Have Unwanted Sites that Attache themselves to my Internet History. Without My Permission. They will not delete when I Erase my History Files . What Can I to to get rid of these unwanted menaces.
 

A:Unwanted Sites Will not Delete From History

How to confirm you have this problem

Start a copy of Internet Explorer.

Verify that History exists for 'Today':

Display History by selecting the History button.
Click on 'Today' to verify that some History data exists.
If no History data exists, browse a Web site, or two, to create some History.
Manually delete the I.E. History:

Select "Tools", then select "Internet Options"
Press the "Clear History" button on the Internet Options window.
Respond "OK" to the "Delete all Items in your History Folder" message.
Click the "OK" button to close the Internet Options window
Verify that there is no History displayed for 'Today'.

Exit from the copy of Internet Explorer.

Start a new copy of Internet Explorer.

Attempt to display History for Today.

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If History exists for 'Today' at the end of the above test, something in your system is preventing Internet Explorer from being able to delete its own History data.
One posibility is that "Easy CD Creator 4" prevents the user from successfully deleting history via the 'Clear History' function of Internet Explorer.

Adaptec's "Easy CD Creator 4" is distributed with many CD-R and CD-RW units. At installation, a TrayIcon is created to provide the user a convenient means for accessing its various functions. The problem is due to the I.E. functio... Read more

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I keep clicking on links and getting sent to places like icityfind.com or clickbattery.org. I've tried running all kinds of malware removal software, but to no avail. At a loss as to where I should go from here.

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My browser keeps taking me to unwanted sites in a new tab (PC Keeper is the most recent),I have pop up blocker turned on,  i'm using adblock and AVG antivirus, can i disable this from happening? ive tried adding them to restricted sites but this doesn't seem to work.
 
any help much appreciated
 
Im using 8.1
 
john

A:Directed to unwanted sites in new tabs

I suggest you to run Adwcleaner (Note : I am not a UNITE member and therefore I cannot help you in removing real malware, just a suggestion I am posting. If you think you are infected, please start a thread at Am I Infected or Malware Removal Logs.
 
Edit : As hamluis has moved this thread, you shouldn't double-post.

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Both my IE and Fire Fox redirects to unwanted sites. It is not every time but very annoying. I get around it by coping and pasting the address into the address bar. I have run SBS&D and various other spy ware and virus detection soft ware with no results. What could be going on?

A:IE and fire fox redirects to unwanted sites.

You are most likely infected and need to post in MRL. Follow this topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html

and post in this forum: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum22.html

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The problem:
Unwanted pop-ups that re-direct me to random selling sites from trusted sites that previously never allowed pop-ups.
This happens predominantly with Firefox as that is my main browser (with AdBlock Plus) usually after loading a regular site I use and clicking the first link.
I also use two other browsers Chrome (with AdBlock Plus) and less ocassionally Opera (with no add-ons).
Internet Explorer has remained largely unused though it is now also rendered unusable by some download pop-up that locks into a cyclical event until I kill it via task manager.
 
My System:
I run an Acer Aspire with Windows 7 64-bit OS set to auto-update with the following protection:
Windows Firewall
Microsoft Security Essentials
MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
Spybot Search & Destroy
CCleaner
 
Steps Taken so far:
I regularly run the above programs which recently identified and removed several High/Severe risks (such as Win32/InstallMonster and Win32/Holleycann.A) as well as the plethora of less severe trackers and PUPs that seem to populate Spybot and CCleaner scans daily.
 
Following the advice found on this site, I've also run a complete system backup after uninstalling unused programs and clearing caches/temp folders etc.
 
Even after running these scans and them showing "clear", this annoying and persistent pop-up/redirection occurs without fail after first start of the computer, loading Firefox, a trusted site and clicking the first link (unread forum posts). Despi... Read more

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Hello,My Firefox browser became weird yesterday: sometimes, it opens new tabs with random sites without any action; or it directs me to a random page instead of the one I choose from a google search list. The latter tends to happen when I want to visit online virus removal pages. When I stopped Firefox, IE worked well for a couple of hours, but then it produced the same symptoms.I tried AVG, Housecall online scan and Malwerbytes Antimalware, but none of them found anything.I hope that someone knows how to get rid of the intruder. Your help is highly appreciated!I run DDR, the log is pasted below. I failed to use GMER in safe mode. After I had started the program, it was running for ~15 seconds, then a window appeared stating the standard Windows error message: something like "gmer.exe encountered an error, and stopped.... "I also failed to post this request from the infected computer. It said "no internet connection" however I was able to visit other sites,---------------------DDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK Run by Rendszergazda at 22:19:00,68 on Cs 2010/06/10Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_18Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1250.36.1038.18.1014.647 [GMT -7:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *enabled* {829BDA32-94B3-44F4-8446-F8FCFF809F8B}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\sys... Read more

A:unwanted sites pop up randomly in web browser

Please disregard this request, I am going to reinstall the OS!

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Dear Sir,

My problem is that my default browser (IE, Firefox) is opening unexpectedly many pages showing malicious sites or announcements onWindows startup as during my work on PC.
First I thought that it's a browser problem or windows (msconfig.exe), but when switching my default browser from Firefox to IE the problem is also switched to the new browser.

I installed an antispyware, (SUPERAntiSpyware) scanned my laptop, finding and quarantining all the threats found (and I'm attaching the SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.doc file), restarting my PC, but the IE still opening unwanted pages.

Should I delete these threat (not only quarantine them) or take any other action or solution?

Appreciating your help & thanking you previously

Regards,

Chady

A:Browser opens unwanted sites

Hi and Welcome!!

My name is Jeff. I would be more than happy to take a look at your malware results logs and help you with solving any malware problems you might have. Logs can take a while to research, so please be patient and know that I am working hard to get you a clean and functional system back in your hands. I'd be grateful if you would note the following:
The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for the issues on this machine.
It's often worth reading through these instructions and printing them for ease of reference.
If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to say or ask!! It's better to be sure and safe than sorry.
Please reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.
If you happen to have a flash drive/thumb drive please have that ready in the event that we need to use it.
Please be sure to subscribe to the topic if you have not already done so.
IMPORTANT NOTE : Please do not delete, download or install anything unless instructed to do so.
DO NOT use any TOOLS such as Combofix or HijackThis fixes without supervision. Doing so could make your system inoperable and could require a full reinstall of your operating system and losing all your programs and data.

Having said that.... Let's get going!!
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Please download DDS from either of these links

LINK 1
LINK 2

and save it to your desktop.Disable any antivirus programs during the scan (If you have difficulty properly disabling your... Read more

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Whenever I use a browser (IE or Mozilla) to locate a website under Google Search, then click on the link found in Google, what I get is another site(s) altogether. This does not happen if I paste the URL directly into the Google URL space.I have Trend Micro Internet Security 2009, and it detected nothing.I have run, as suggested, Ad-Aware (three times) and Spybot.Panda Anti Virus insisted that I uninstall Trend Micro, which I did not do; instead, I cancelled Panda.Bit Defender ran, but as far as I can tell , did not save a file; it also restarted my computer.I then ran MCAfee Cleaner.I then ensured that Trend Micro Internet Security 2009 Firewall is turned on.Windows Update detected nohing needing updating.I then ran HijackThis; the log is below.Thanks,AlistairLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 16:25, on 20 Nov 2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\APC\APC PowerChute Personal Edition\mainserv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:�... Read more

A:browsers redirect to unwanted sites

hi,still need help. we will get another download to run on your computer. please post the log after the scan (which can take sometime)is finished. link and directions:Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to your desktop:http://www.besttechie.net/tools/mbam-setup.exe * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* Be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.* If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.* Once the program has loaded, select Perform FULL SCAN, then click Scan.* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.* Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.* When completed, a log will open in Notepad. Please save it to a convenient location. The log can also be opened by going to Start > All Programs > Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware > Logs > log-date.txt

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After google search when i attempt to access a site I get a "jump" to a different site. The back arrow will not do anything and I have to restart explorer to continue
 

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I attach a copy of the Hijackthis log.

A:Browser Redirects To Unwanted Sites

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum ba551 My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Download and run Fixwareout from the link below: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/files/lonny/Fixwareout.exeAfter the reboot post the contents of the logfile C:\fixwareout\report.txt in your next reply.----------------------------------------------------------------------------Please 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. Also post a new Hijackthis log.Post all your replies directly into this topic,not as attachments,thanks.

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When I try to upload the FRST files etc. I get a message saying 'Error uploading file'.
 

A:Browsers redirecting to unwanted sites

Hello,

Can you upload report via this link and then provide me with their download links?

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Hello,
For past two days Google has been redirecting me to clicklivesearch and other sites.  I am Windows Vitsa, Google Chrome runnign AVG, then yesterday...Malwarebytes, Avast, too, but cannot determine how to fix the problem.  Can anyone help?

A:Google redirecting me to unwanted sites...

Please download TDSSKiller from here and save it to your DesktopDoubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then click on Change parameters


Check Loaded Modules  and Detect TDLFS file system.  Do not check Verify file digital signatures (even though it is checked in the example)If you are asked to reboot because an "Extended Monitoring Driver is required" please click Reboot now


Click Start Scan and allow the scan process to run

If threats are detected select Skip for all of them unless I instruct you otherwiseClick Continue


Click Reboot computerPlease post the contents of  TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt found in your root directory (typically c:\)in your reply===================================================aswMBR--------------------Download aswMBR and save it to your desktop.
Please disable your real time protection of any Antivirus, Antispyware or Antimalware programs temporarily. They will interfere and may cause unexpected results.If you need help to disable your protection programs see here and here.Double click the aswMBR.exe file to run it. Please allow when you are asked to download AVAST antivirus engine defs.Wait until the AV update is done, then click on the Scan button to start. The program will launch a scan.

When done, you will see Scan finished successfully. Please click on Save log and save the file to your desktop.

Please post the contents of the log in your next reply.NOTE:  aswMBR will create M... Read more

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Hello,

I have a problem!!! i tried to fix but i could not!! i need help pls! when i work something on internet, time to time annoying web sites open suddenly such as "hopelessromantic.com" and some similar examples.....I tried to fix using NOD32, AdAware, Spybot Search&Destroy, but i could not....now im runnnig Avg anti-spyware...but im not sure if its going to destroy the worm!!!!

Please if somebody can help me, somebody havig the same problem and solved it!!!!
HELP ME PLEASE!!!
 

A:Infection!!!unwanted sites open!!!HELP plz!!!

can anybody help me????thank you in advance
 

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Hi,

I have been dealing with this problem for several days now. After performing a Google search (using Firefox on Windows XP), I click on one of the search result links and it takes me to one of various strange sites. These sites are often related to my Google search string. (For example, if I search for "CNN" and click the first result on Google, it should take me to the CNN homepage, but instead will take me somewhere like "BizRate.com", where it will have already entered "CNN" as a search string on that site; other times it will take me to automobile websites, or banking sites, or even invalid Google pages.)

Malwarebytes, AVG, SUPERAntiSpyware -- in safe mode, normal mode, whatever -- nothing has managed to fix it (though they did find and eliminate other viruses). I have even tried ComboFix.

I should mention that I have two computers. BOTH of them were exhibiting the same symptoms. ONE of them appears to be fixed, though I can't figure out why or how, since everything I've tried on the fixed computer I have also tried on the one that remains ill.

I have seen many threads on the Internet from people who are experiencing what sounds like a similar problem but no one seems to have a definitive answer regarding how to get rid of it. Can anyone here help me?

Thank you.

Note: Other things I have done since this problem started: installed Zone Alarm firewall, installed AVG (other always-on virus software has since been removed)... Read more

A:Google redirecting to unwanted sites.

Hi and welcome to BC.Please update and post a Malwarebytes log. We will review it and go from there.Thanks

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Could someone help and advise me how to approach the following problem. Each time when I want to access some www sites, e.g. www.premiership.co.uk and then I want to log in the site is getting closed. There is a message that internet explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. See attachments.
The question is, how can I find out which program causes the problem (I have checked against viruses, spywares and it has been found nothing)?
 

A:Unwanted closing web sites problem

Try clearing cache/cookies and history, then restart IE and try again. If not, post again...
 

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