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On I E 11 How to Use Google Search Engine instead of Bing

Q: On I E 11 How to Use Google Search Engine instead of Bing

I have tried about 7 methods but none worked.
My list of programs does not include Bing - so I cannot delete it.
I have got just one search engine associated with I E 11 (Google) and set it as Default. However; in that same line of text it says that it is "Not Available".
Anyway; when I select I E; I get MSN combined with Bing.
Please advise me

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A: On I E 11 How to Use Google Search Engine instead of Bing

Go to gear icon > manage add-ons > search providers > Find more search providers (at Bottom left) > pick one(or some)

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A few weeks ago I started noticing the search results from Google would redirect to suspicious websites unrelated to my search terms. I was using Firefox, so I then started using IE and searching via Bing. A few days ago the problem started with Bing as well.

I am running Windows 7 64-bit. I use AVG Free antivirus, and keep the Windows firewall on.

I have run Malwarebytes quick scan, which found and quarantined Trojan.Happili (twice) and Exploit.Drop.9 (also twice) both located in the AppData\Local\Temp\ folder.

Even after removal of these, the problem persists.

A:Search Engine Redirects (Google/Bing)

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) DownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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Good morning,
I'm having a problem with a search engine redirect. Most results in google and bing are redirected to an undesireable site. Also, when I open IE and type in an address, a new window opens up with an undesirable redirect. In addition to this, I'm also having the following problems:

-"generic host process for Win32 Services" error message
-"No active mixer devices" error message when I try to adjust audio volume
-generally slow running computer
-restarts frequently needed because software freezes when opening

Below is my dds log as well as an attached zip file with the second dds log and the gmer log. Please let me know what I can do to fix this problem. thanks!!
DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by bdavidson at 10:10:08.95 on Tue 12/28/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\SSL VPN Client\agent.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco\Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client\vpnagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Broadcom\ASFIPMon\AsfIpMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\mscorsvw.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\win32app\ingr\ipshare\clntutil\bin\pidrpcs.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\lotus\notes\ntmulti.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\sy... Read more

A:Search Engine Redirect (google, bing, etc.)

Howdy there and welcome to TSF Forums

I'm Steve and I will be helping you throughout this fix.

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We will begin with ComboFix.exe. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

* Ensure you have disabled all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

Please include the C:\ComboFix.txt in your next reply for further review.

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Picked up a search redirector that I can not get rid of. Malwarebytes does not touch it. Webroot secrue anywhere will temporarily remove it but it keeps coming back when computer is left on over night etc. I can't find a perminate way to remove it. I aparently also some vestage of windows system suite that it would be nice to remove if I could find the few pieces. It does not come up but it would be nice to not have combo fix show that it is there. Webroot had me download a file listed as AntiTdl.exe that is supposed to clean it but does not seem to. I could attach it if it would help.

A:search engine redirection google bing

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then post them in a reply to this topic by using the Add Reply button.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the post and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the reply and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Please note that I am not a member of the Malware Removal Team and will not be assisting you in removing the infection. I'm simply helping you to post the information they need in order to assist you.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.Orange Blossom

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UPDATE 3/28: Tried a Google and Bing search today, and none of the links appear covered by redirects. Before receiving instruction not to make any changes to my system, I ran another Anti-Malware scan. The results:Memory Modules Infected:c:\Users\Michael\AppData\Local\Temp\ftpgent.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on reboot.Registry Values Infected:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\PkgMtend (Trojan.Agent) -> Value: PkgMtend -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.Files Infected:c:\Users\Michael\AppData\Local\Temp\ftpgent.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Delete on rebootI am not sure if this will completely erradicate the problem, logs from DDS and GMER (pre-antimalware removal) below:Hello,As of yesterday when I search using Google and Bing I am redirected to various sites when attempting to follow links. The redirect links affect most, but not all of the search results. I am running Windows Vista Home Premium, Firefox version 3.6.16. I have run Malwarebytes Anti-malware, which found three malicious files yesterday, 1 Trojan.Agent and 2 Trojan.Dropper. I deleted these files and restarted. I have also run a full scan using McAfee, which registered and deleted 3 trojans. I am pretty much a novice at most of this stuff, but I can follow directions well. Any help is greatly appreciated.Regards,Mike DDS log:.DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Michael at 15:4... Read more

A:Search engine redirect (Google, Bing)

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 are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about the Windows version you are using: What we in particular need to know is version, edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system. If you are unsure about any of these caracteristics, just let us know and we'll help you figuring it out. Please also tell us if you have your Windows CD/DVD handy.Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your ... Read more

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I had already run combofix and have the log file generated - attaching the file herewith... please help..
thx

A:Cannot upload any search engine - google bing (any)

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 are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about the Windows version you are using: What we in particular need to know is version, edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system. [/b]If you are unsure about any of these caracteristics, just let us know and we'll help you figuring it out. Please also tell us if you have your Windows CD/DVD handy.Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about y... Read more

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Hi,
I am getting redirected from Google and Bing seach results page to random unrelated pages.
Avast! is giving a message that there is a rootkit detected on startup at C:\\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\disk.sys but is unable to resolve the issue.
I have access to the XP reinstall disc that came with the computer.
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Cindy
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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Cindy at 20:50:16.54 on Fri 04/08/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.894.531 [GMT -7:00]
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AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {7591DB91-41F0-48A3-B128-1A293FD8233D}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvc
c:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneBusEnum.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\stsystra.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\avastUI.exe
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A:Google and Bing search engine redirect

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Download ComboFix from one of the following locations:
Link 1
Link 2

VERY IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your Desktop

* IMPORTANT - Disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools. If you have difficulty properly disabling your protective programs, refer to this linkDouble click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.
As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a... Read more

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Hello,

While reading my morning news, I subbled upon one of the local site visits, that apparently was hacked.

It redirected me to a youtube video, and asked me to install various stoftware, at which point I immediatly closed IE.

Apparently not soon enough, as now I can not use either Yahoo, Bing or Google search engines. It simply times out. However, I can brouse Yahoo, but not the others.

Here are the results of the scans;

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7100 @ 1.80GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1013 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76285 MB, Free - 9978 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0KU184
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:08:51 PM, on 3/4/2012
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG2012\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\s... Read more

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I too am on the "that's not the link I wanted... oh crap" redirection bandwagon and I want off.

I've run Ad-aware, MalwareBites, HitMan Pro 3.5 which have found some things but can't quite get to the root of the problem.

I've downloaded Hijack This and am ready to tackle this SOB. Would anyone be able to help me out with this?

Thanks!

A:Search engine redirects (Google, Yahoo, Bing...)

well, after browsing through other similar threads with similar problems, I tried the TDSS killer and it worked.

I can now search for "USA Rugby" and get USA Rugby, not Illinoismarketplacespamwarehouse.com

thanks!

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Hi

I am experiencing problems with my Internet Explorer (IE). Whenever I search for a keyword on any search engine (Google/Bing/Yahoo), the main links of the results would redirect to various Ad websites. When I point the mouse over the main link, the status bar of the IE shows a link starting with http://1942.r.google.com... If the link is clicked, another window of IE opens up and redirects to another site. However, if I close that window or press the back key, it will take me to my original window that I initially intended to go to.

I, like any other tech, ran several software in safe mode, such as AVG, Trend Micro Worry Free, Symantec Endpoint Security, Spy-Bot, Ad-Aware, Malware Bytes and more. Even though it cleaned many viruses/spy-wares, it could not fix the redirecting issue. I even checked and removed suspicious registry entries from the system. However, I was unable to get rid of the redirection.

I am including log files that were requested. Please help get rid of this redirection issue. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thank You!

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DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by raf at 21:53:40.07 on Fri 12/17/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2037.1284 [GMT -5:00]

AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {BCF43643-A118-4432-AEDE-D861FCBCFCDF}
AV: Trend Micro Security... Read more

A:search engine redirect virus (Google/Bing/Yahoo) on IE

Hi and welcome to TSF.

My name is Iain and I will be helping you clean your system.

You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools > Subscribe to this thread) so that you are notified when you receive a reply.

Please read these instructions carefully and then print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the fix. You should not have any open browsers or live internet connections when you are following the procedures below.

Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your logs are clean. Remember that although your symptoms may vanish, this does NOT mean that your system is clean.

If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes.

Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed.

Please do not install or uninstall any programmes, or run any other scanners or software, unless I specifically ask you to do so. Also please copy and paste logs into the thread, rather than add them as attachments.


Combofix
We will begin with ComboFix.exe. Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

Please read all the information carefully! If using Windows XP you should ensure you install the Recovery Console.

You MUST disable your AntiVirus and AntiSpyware applications - please read this thread as a guide. They ... Read more

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I don't remember the exact day it started, but for the past week or so, I have had issues when I try to click on a search result link from any search engine: Google, Bing, etc. Like so many others in different forums/posts I have read over the past few days, if I cut and paste the shortcut into the address bar and hit Enter, it takes me to the appropriate site. But if I just click on the link, I am redirected to anything from porn to shopping to completely random sites. (There is a green globe before the web address for every site I am redirected to, if that helps at all.) That seems to be the only issue I have currently, although a few days back my firewall turned off on its own. Since then, I have downloaded and run Ad-Aware and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware software, as well as the (paid version of) Spyware Sweeper and (free version of) AVG Anti-Virus that I already had running on my system (Windows XP). At first, a trojan was found (Trojan.Backdoor.ProgDav) and after two tries, seemingly removed. I also had a Win32/Cryptor virus found and removed and two other viruses I can't recall. I have run full scans using everything I have over the past day (in both safe and regular mode) and nothing has been found. But the redirecting links problem still persists and I am worried that there are worse things happening to my computer behind the scenes that I can't detect with the naked eye. Any help would be appreciated; if I can't figure this out soon, I&#... Read more

A:Search Engine (Google, Bing, etc.) Link Redirect Problems

hello JHWK54ME and to Bleepingcomputer.if I can't figure this out soon, I'm going to have to take my laptop in to a professionalmethinks we're going to put these guys out of business one day Yup. . . you've got a nasty on your machine. We can get rid of it. . . but first, a warning.One or more of the identified infections is a backdoor trojan.This allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files.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 OS. 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 clean this machine but I can't guarantee that it will be 100% secure afterwards. Let me know what you d... Read more

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My laptop is a HP dv6000 t2250 1.73GHz 2 GB RAM running windows xp sp3. I have the search engine redirecting problem, but only with ie8 and firefox. I can still use chrome for google, yahoo, etc. The links all work as intended. There is nothing wrong with my computer speed or connection. I decided to look into the problem the other day when I ran the Norton Scan and it found Spyguard 2008 and had it removed from my laptop. Also, I am not sure if this is related to the virus, but whenever I restart my laptop I get the Blue Screen right before it loads the desktop and then it restarts the entire reboot all over again. Usually it only does this once, then it loads properly the second time. However, recently it gave me the blue screen twice and then loaded on the third time. I ran my avast antivirus (full scan last night then a quick scan today) and it moved what it found to the virus chest. I can provide the logs for both scans if needed. I have run TDSS killer and it came back clean. Same thing with Malwarebytes, the results came back clean. I also used CCleaner to clean my computer and clear my registry. I read that an old version of Java contributed to getting the virus/malware so i removed all the old versions on the laptop and then downloaded the newest one. Here is my HijackThis Log. Thank you for your help.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:07:07 PM, on 8/14/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer ve... Read more

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Hi

I am experiencing problems with my Internet Explorer (IE). Whenever I search for a keyword on any search engine (Google/Bing/Yahoo), the main links of the results would redirect to various Ad websites. When I point the mouse over the main link, the status bar of the IE shows a link starting with http://1942.r.google.com... If the link is clicked, another window of IE opens up and redirects to another site. However, if I close that window or press the back key, it will take me to my original window that I initially intended to go to.

I, like any other tech, ran several software in safe mode, such as AVG, Trend Micro Worry Free, Symantec Endpoint Security, Spy-Bot, Ad-Aware, Malware Bytes and more. Even though it cleaned many viruses/spy-wares, it could not fix the redirecting issue. I even checked and removed suspicious registry entries from the system. However, I was unable to get rid of the redirection.

I am including log files that were requested. Please help get rid of this redirection issue. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thank You!

========================= DDS.txt =====================================
DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by raf at 21:53:40.07 on Fri 12/17/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2037.1284 [GMT -5:00]

AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {BCF43643-A118-4432-AEDE-D861FCBCFCDF}
AV: Trend Micro Security Agent *Disa... Read more

A:search engine redirect virus (Google/Bing/Yahoo)

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.We 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.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.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.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.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
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I'm having problems with Google, Yahoo, and Bing searches directing me to nonrelated sites. This just started yesterday afternoon, probably after trying to download an update to Flash Player HD (?). Also some websites are loading really slow.

I have Windows XP home edition and run IE8.
1st I tried System Restore, but it just stops after I pick a date to restore too.

2nd I downloaded GMER and ran it. It showed 4 areas with possible rootkit problems, but didn't highlight them in red and I couldn't fix them.

3rd I downloaded Sophos Anti-Rootkit software and ran it. The check took 41 minutes and came up with 16 files, but didn't recommend fixing any of those.

4th I downloaded HiJackThis from Trend Micro, Inc. and ran the scan. Trend sent me to this forum for help.

A:Search Engine (Yahoo, Google, and Bing) Redirection to nonrelated sites

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerPlease subscribe to your topic so that you will be notified as soon as I post a reply, instead of you having to check the topic all of the time. This will allow you to get an email notification when I reply.To subscribe, go to your topic, and at the top right hand corner by your first post, click the Options button and then click Track this topic. The bullet the immediate notification bubble. Then press submit.Lets take a look with MalwarebytesPlease download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from here:MalwarebytesPlease rename the file BEFORE downloading to zztoy.exe instead of mbam-setup.exeMBAM 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.Double Click zztoy.exe to install the application.* Make 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.* The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.* When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.* Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.* When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and yo... Read more

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On @11/1 i would get redirected to sites that have nothing to do with the search engine result i clicked on. I would need to rerun the search and click on it again to get to it. BACK does not work on the site i'm redirected to, it just sends me to the main page that i'm redirected to.Happens with bot IE and Firefox.I have dwm.exe running from my temp directory and i can't delete it, even in safe mode. Also looks like shell.exe and svchost.exe are running from a wrong directory. Note: I downloaded GMER but the buttons that the instructions say to check are grayed out & uncheckable. Services, Registry & Files & c:/ & ADS are the only ones i'm allowed to check. I did not run it.Here are my logs as per http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html .DDS.txt:DDS (Ver_10-11-03.01) - NTFS_AMD64 Run by John at 4:49:51.15 on Thu 11/04/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2814.1630 [GMT -4:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exeC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows&#... Read more

A:Browser redirect in Search Engine results (Yahoo, Bing, Google)

Moderator - please close this thread.
I followed boopme's 1st post in the below thread and i'm good now.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic358309.html

THANK YOU!

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I am using a Dell Dimension DIM 4550 with a Pentium4, 2.4GHz, 2.39 GHz 768 RAM running Windows XP Home 2002 Service Pack 3. (I have not updated Windows for over one year because when a Windows update form the last year or so gets installed I cannot get a wireless connection between my Netgear RangeMax Wireless N Gigabit router WNR3500 and Netgear RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N USB 2.0Adapter WNDA3100-- I have the auto update disabled after figuring out that if I system restored to a point before updates I do not lose wireless connection.)

My problem is that when trying to use the internet, I cannot get passed the search engine page. I use Internet Explorer and Google. I have switched the search engine to Bing and Yahoo and each results in same problem. I also loaded Firefox and tried Google, Bing and Yahoo with Firefox with same bad result.

I use ESET and ran Malwarebytes. I am able to access updates for each. I've run scans with each and have found and removed things a couple of times. I still can't get passed the search engine homepage.

This is what happens when I run a search, go to a favorite or type in a URL. I initially get to the next page but then I get a warning
"ESET NOD 32 Antivirus
Address has been blocked
URL
clkh71yhks66.com/eOGNg6de5asc8hvI2S5Xpeg...
IP
78.47.249.228:80"

Then I get an error message telling me that Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. Then I get an error page that says "X we were unable ... Read more

A:Search Engine Redirected and can't get past Google/Bing/Yahoo page

Please read carefully and follow these steps.

Download TDSSKiller and save it to your Desktop.
Extract its contents to your desktop.
Once extracted, open the TDSSKiller folder and doubleclick on TDSSKiller.exe to run the application, then on Start Scan.

If an infected file is detected, the default action will be Cure, click on Continue.

If a suspicious file is detected, the default action will be Skip, click on Continue.

It may ask you to reboot the computer to complete the process. Click on Reboot Now.

If no reboot is require, click on Report. A log file should appear. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.
If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory, (usually C:\ folder) in the form of "TDSSKiller.[Version]_[Date]_[Time]_log.txt". Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.

 

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Please help! I have been infected by something that redirects me do random sites after I have done a searchs on Google, Yahoo or Bing. The latest redirects have taken me to the following website hxxp://server2.mediajmp.com/surveys/don-index.html?sub=yahoo.comor hxxp://server2.mediajmp.com/surveys/don-index.html?sub=google.comBoth of these links have an audio file asking me to participate in a 30 second survey. I have run Byspot Search & Destroy, PC Tools Spyware Doctor. Adaware & Malwaresbytes Anti Malware and still can not rid this thing. Other sites worth noting which are part of the redirect there are 9 click.php files here are some of the URL'shxxp://64.111.208.43/click.php?re=1&cc=eNoVUs3OqjAUfCATbQuUduECUPlERAFBYHNDC4j8qKCCEB7-amYyyUxOchYz10kkFE0I4GlfKB-r2H4mMAdQ_OkvBxRCRABCVMJTeIbSVjdyXn-q1F4uJ8gTIGaMEiDwOOYZSBCDCUScpISSmP-DNOM4FgSQUkw4FzOJUSQnNMNMRoyyCaJJmFLrXnlW9b6Mir0wGmLUGrevD7-yhfJuKbaSO2LDe-e-jfr6eOwwbt24dcfnuD96_Wc1k9vv20p5FabpGsRD2H0koPKNzs5eoguHRTc8mjxVr59z4dB1mWe3esXtNKt0t6tIK-zOg8w3z-RlVUBk6_Wi1AYr90vzSA6CT1Zdu7iPqNmWffHurdQYj3-qLcB920inRluczuqmf2yybnSawNEeRSll1Ws3vNP4-Iy4FP3lQxU4GCq9mvsZ9e-BWjfrEgkzwxc7sFadYIisp25oPDx_Bh_qoLeiY9kf6pNXBhqbxfygaKi-xeSa6UPirzwxuuyk0NuBgofrw-4un3TlOr5uTXgYxtCTN7PNFcscRqV5qQ-tebLExZ4IWvq4pezQlK5K3MdMSYYn8y7LiZI5QtJcIF9OYIKEzEUwl9Ec_-yEpkRIBLOGHbtZIAqMVxgYbRQ4PdM3ReRKBUOg-17-8O00RhCbZ-cdBepg1lbHfntBIMFJmooES4jiFCBKMlliTGIA41RG_wGSB9Po&cu=54d123a8433ce1b67595029df86bafdf&co=bc2be11daa9a7ffd8567da1141096460&... Read more

A:Search Engine Result Redirect Google, Yahoo & Bing http://r9237242.cn/

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 would appreciate any advice on how to fix this..My computer caught a virus and screwed up the admin account. I managed to get that bug removed. Since then, I have problems when I click the results from search engines. When I click search results, I get sent to different sites. I typically use Google Chrome but it's happened on Bing as well. For example, I did a google search on "virus removal". The link on the Google page was for "www.symantec.com/security_response/removaltools.jsp" but when I click the link, it goes to "http://answers.nixxie.com/s.php?k=virus%20removal&adid=13190&ts=1001SMA_A14&subid=263328-165793-133-27681&click=1609561864-41d3.11f1.50788005.3b97&ref=http://market-find.com/index.php?search=virus%20removal"Cicking "www.kaspersky.com › Support" takes me to "http://r.looksmart.com/og/pr=Psr;ro=1;rc=4;digest=2318dc8762ee3009c073e486df8a499b;kid=6f71bb91533de8f9bb8d92689e59bf39;t=1350074566;v=8;data=gg1A2cbB_NiFMmKDDBkRvp9xLNM-gHzw1ipDmvpgzJM7kA2vsa63GrjukRD6oalWiDGbgjD4_lX7zIN4HI9nmNM701OzoDmp2aba_b-8rQiuWrRnSR6SldsYzIg9duKKiVELnFMfFbijvsXXHu4z3OBZgeOJjsbbEsL9UNuMEytcIVbfpvA8EA;uh=157x17525143547048890673;la=2438185;lm=3039186;ad=756865385;ag=766460146;kw=1609561864;qt=virus%20removal;vr=17;lt=EM;ip=50.80.167.198;pt=;st=118.25.90.0.0.0.0;os=929.249.9.0.4.230.2.6;sy=keyword;my=smart;geo=894417;vid=0;subid=137419-386-27681;opi=bizz_main;lg=0;sqid=610B9C4C-14AD-11E2-A738-E60E0A2C1E10... Read more

A:When click results from search engine (Google & Bing), get sent to wrong sites (ex http://click.livesearchnow.com/...)

DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results here.If you get crashes in normal mode,run it in safemode with networkingDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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For some reason MS Bing is on a tab on my MS explorier Browser. How does
a preson get rid of MS Bing Search Engine. I use google and I don't plan
on using Bing as a search engine.

Thank you,
 

A:Getting Rid of MS Bing search engine?

Next to Bing search box, click the Down arrow, then select Find More Search Providers. You will then get to a web page where you can select Google as your default search engine.
 

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The Truth About Microsoft's Market Research....

China is clearly the biggest marketing opportunity in the world, with a growing economy and billions of potential customers. Most Chinese speak Mandarin, sort of a universal language that connects all their ethnicities and language groups. They also like Fortune Cookies, don't we all? That's why I was quite surprised, when I opened my latest fortune cookie, and turned it over for the Mandarin lesson:

They must know what they're doing.......right???

A:Bing! Search Engine

You know that just means like...'sickness' in Chinese right?

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Bing has hijacked my opening page & tabs. I cannot seem to kill it. Can some one guide me to get my google search page back on top please.

I'm using chrome. which I know little about compared to FF.

thanks
AaLF

A:An annoyance - Bing search engine

Step 1
Select the "Chrome Menu" icon resembling three horizontal lines and select "Settings."
Step 2
Select "Google" in the "Search" section. If, for some reason, Google does not dislay, click "Manage Search Engines" and select "Google" from the list of available options.
Step 3
Close the "Settings" window and then restart the browser.
Also, make sure that Bing is not set in IE as your 'default' search provider.

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I have been using Bing as the default search engine on my PC for some years. It functions perfectly, and I wanted to be able to use it for searches on my new Samsung Galaxy mobile 'phone as well. But when I went through Chrome/Settings/Search Engine, Bing is shown as "Location is Blocked" ! Can anyone help me to get round this problem? Thanks.
 

A:Bing Search Engine - Blocked

Sttings - search engine - you should see Google Yahoo and Bing and a couple of others - select Bing
tap on that "Location is blocked" which should be in blue lettering
then on the next screen - tap on location access and select allow
 

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I am using firefox and it apears that Bing has hijacked my search engine.  Even if I go back and change it through the options it continues to open a new web page as Bing.  I looked in my program files and I do not see Bong or Google anywhere. I have ran malwarebytes and a spybot and hijack this and can not seem to remove it.  I can not even remove it from the list.  The remove button is grayed out.  Any information is appreciated!

A:Bing has hijacked my search engine

You might want to refresh your Firefox settings. A few months ago, Firefox changed their default search to Yahoo which uses Bing.
 
 
 
 
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/refresh-firefox-reset-add-ons-and-settings

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For the last 24 hours, I have not been able to access my regular Google search engine. Every time I try (and I have tried A LOT) whatever I am looking for takes me to Bing. Once there, I still cannot get to any of the sites.

I have done LOTS of things to correct this, such as:

Searched out help online
Cleaned my cache
Deleted my History
Did system restore (a number of times)
Changed some information in the Hosts file
Searched Google Help for help (problem has occurred a lot - no indication they are concerned)
Upgraded my Google Toolbar
Nothing has worked!

At this point, I am at my wits end!

Please help me.

B~
 

A:Solved: Search Engine Highjacked by Bing

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Help! How do I permanently remove bing search engine on my computer? I have tried searching for advice on this and nothing helps: Wikihow says to insert an html (well I can't even identify that) someone else said to locate bing in search engine add-ons (it doesn't even show up) and someone else said to type about.config in the filter bar - where is it?? Nothing is showing up as it should according to these gurus.

I am using Firefox. If I use IE bing stays hidden but I like Firefox and don't want this blasted thing on my computer. Any ideas - thanks in advance. Please use nice simple instructions.

Solved:
Guess what? If you use Firefox, here is a nice simple solution that does not remove bookmarks or files. Open Firefox, select help, troubleshooting issues, refresh Firefox. Select refresh only what I want, Firefox will reset to default. When done close window and reset home page. Easy as. FYI a file named Old Firefox Stuff will appear on your desktop in case you need anything from it. Many thanks to Chris for this info.
 

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How to Disable Bing From the Windows 8.1 Search Engine
 

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Hi.
 
I've been working with Jeff over in the Virus, Trojan, Spyware and Malware forum and we've come to a point where he feels that the problem is possibly a hardware software problem of some sort.
 
Until a couple weeks ago, my I.E. search engine was Google and I had no problem opening links.  However, somehow I was hacked and they managed to corrupt my Kasperky Pure 3 program as well as my IoBits Advanced System Care Pro, well still acting as if both were updating and running as they should.  Then I discovered my firewall was down, and the programs were not running according to Windows Security.  From there, I couldn't turn on Windows Firewall or Windows Defender and Windows Update had been shut down.
 
Kaspersky worked with me and we discovered that the program had indeed been corrupted so using another computer and cd which I burned, I installed a new Kaspersky Pure 3 program.  Windows Security now showed Kaspersky as the firewall, virus protection and spyware/malware protection.  I had to turn Windows Update back on.
 
When I turned Windows Update back on, it did some updates to I.E.  I didn't think anything of it as I don't use I.E. except for the very rare occasion.
 
When finalizing our troubleshooting, it was recommended that I check settings in I.E. to be sure they were set properly.  When I opened I.E. all of a sudden it kept trying to redirect from the homepage. I closed the browser, opened it again with... Read more

A:I.E. 11 BING - Can't Open Links or Change Search Engine

Bumping to see if anyone can help me.  Thanks.

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The problem is any search website comes up with page can't be found: Google.com, Bing.com, Yahoo.com comes up but when I try a search it does nothing. I have no issues going to any other website, just search websites.

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit with AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 and no third party firewall.

AVG scan is clean. Malwarebytes scan is clean. Ccleaner has been run. I have reset IE 8 settings to default. I have flushed the DNS. I have run HiJackThis and don't see any problems. I have checked the host file and there are no strange entries.

I need to know what to try next. Any help or direction would be appreciated.

Thank you.

A:Can't Access Search sites: Google, Bing, Yahoo Search

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Kindest Regards,SweetTech.

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Those who use Bing and Google to do searches might find this interesting.

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/10/05/bing-image-blackhat-seo-poisoning/

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A:infecting Your Computer - Bing Search Vs. Google Search

Good read, Frank
 

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I have done this several times, but I no longer see Google Search listed at Internet Explorer Gallery

How else can I do it?

A:Replacing Bing search with Google search

One way---

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/tool...en&brand=GGHP&

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Hello and thank you for advance for the help. Two days ago I had a virus mimicking a Windows 7 antivirus program. This program would provide increasing difficulty with remaining logged in to Windows, and I was eventually forced to do a System Restore. The problem seems to be fixed, except that I now notice I have a problem using search engines. After the search I am able to click on one result to get to the correct website, but any other results I use off the same search are redirected to random "search result" sites. I am forced to right click on the result I want on Google or Bing and open a new tab in order to view legitimate search results. This problem occurs with both Google and Bing using both Internet Explorer and Chrome. Below I have posted the DDS logfile. Once again, thank you for your help:DDS (Ver_10-11-10.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Albert at 16:25:22.32 on Wed 11/17/2010Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.1015.176 [GMT -5:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exeC:\Windows\system32\lsm.exeC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunchC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSSC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestrictedC:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Windows\s... Read more

A:Google/Bing Search Hijack

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.We 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.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.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.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.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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I would like to replace Bing search and use Google search when I open the IE app in Windows 8.1. Is this possible?

A:Can I replace Bing with Google search on the IE app?

Tools tab, manage add-ons, search provider, right click google and set as default.

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For the last couple days i have been unable to do any searches using the following search engines: Google, Bing or Yahoo. Also I can not access any of my Gmail Email Accounts on this computer.

However every other website i go to will work. Also Google Images will work as well.

I have ran a virus scan, spybot S&D, and Malware bytes and everything comes out clean. Any help you all can give me I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks,

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DDS Log
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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21
Run by ARS Server at 8:11:26 on 2011-09-21
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3327.2756 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\HP\ToolBoxFX\bin\HPTLBXFX.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP UT\bin\hppusg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HPZ12
C... Read more

A:Can not search with Google, Bing, or Yahoo

anyone have any ideas ont his?

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Thanks in advance for any help you can give. A few days ago my internet started acting up. When doing a web search, Google would produce search results, but when clicking on any of the results, it would send me back to the Google home page. I noticed too that when I went to put in a search, I did not get a list of topics that google usually gives you when you start to type in a search topic. I also tried Bing and got similar results, except that at Bing, clicking on a search results would either lead me to the “cannot display webpage” window, or it would load a random webpage, often times associated with the University of Phoenix. This morning it loaded a webpage called “Shopica” with the text “Top resources for pheonix [Sic] university,” below which were six links related to colleges. Clicking the BACK button loaded a webpage about migraine headaches, and another click of BACK loaded a webpage selling “StopZILLA” anti-virus software. Again, Google searches redirect back to the Google search page. Now, if I type in any webpage, such as my local news station, without using a search tool (Google etc.), the webpage functions perfectly. So this really seems tied to doing a search. Those are the symptoms. Now, some additional info: Yesterday, when trying to sort this out, a Google search led me to a webpage, presumably by Google, that stated anomalous traffic was coming from my computer, and it wanted me to enter in the human verification word to continue. I did so, and it... Read more

A:Redirects using Google and Bing Search

I forgot to tell you that I did a system restore a few days after the symptoms started, and set it to a restore point a week or so prior to when the symptoms started. The system restore had no affect on the symptoms, problem still remains.
 

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This is driving me insane. I hate Bing. I have Firefox and until today when I did a search in the search box next to the address bar I would get results from Google. The box says that it is a google search but when I type in a keyword and enter I quickly get the google results and then it is redirected to a list of results from bing. I've tried everything I can think of to stop this. Any suggestions?

A:Google Search Redirecting to Bing

Hello, I moved this to the Am I Infected forum for now.Are you on a router? Are other machines on it,if so are they redirecting?Do you use Firefox?Please follow our Removal Guide here How to remove Google Redirects. You will move to the Automated Removal InstructionsIf it finds something make sure Cure is selectedNext click Continue then Reboot nowA log file should be created on your C: drive named "TDSSKiller.txt" please copy and paste the contents in your next reply.Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download 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.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.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 wi... Read more

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Hi, I am running:Windows XP ProfessionalVersion 5.1on a Dell Inspiron 1440For the last day or so, I get normal looking search results but, when I click on them, I get taken to some ads after a long delay.I ran Norton, Ad Aware, Malwarebytes, Hijackthis, DDS, MBR,RKU, and defogger I attached all of the logs but, the RKU saved as something else...how do I post that log?I have no idea what to do now. This is exceptionally weirdThanks, Joe

A:Search result links go to ads(Google, Bing, etc)

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... Read more

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Hi,

I got a "Internet Security 2010" on Dec 28, 2009. Use AVG, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Ad-Aware (all with the latest update) to clear up the mess. Now, both browser (IE 7 and firefox 3.5) both redirect search results to some bogus web site.

I have run several times using the software mentioned but was not able to find anything.

I've used HijackThis v2.0.2 to produce the following log.

My system Win XP sp3

I've attached the HijackThis log file. Please help!!!!

A:search results redirect (google and bing)

Hi,

Thank you all for posting your suggestions, especially for people working on this site to help others. I saw a post here that ran ComboFix to take care of the browser redirect problem. So, I download it and following the simple instructions. Low and behold, ComboFix was able to detect there was a rootkit running on my computer. After several scan and reboot, my computer is back and no more browser redirect.
I thank you again from the bottom of my heart!!!!

If BleepingComputer.com needs any help, please contact me and I will be more than happy to give my time back to serve the community.

Stephen

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LIke many I too am having issues with search engine redirects to other sites. Thanks in advance!

A:Search Engines (Google/Bing) redirects

Hello before we go scanning lets see ,,,,In Chrome it may be the Add ons/Plugins. try disabling them one at a time and see which one was at fault.OR Disable All Extensions ,see if that worked,then you need to go back to one by one to see which ps the culprit.

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This computer was infected but cleaned with Norton Internet Security 2010 quite some time ago. I do not have the logs for those cleanings but today's full scan turned up nothing. Clicking on search results will bring up fake pages. Sometimes going back and clicking the link again will bring up the right page. It happens about 1 in every 4-6 search results.I've scanned with MalwareBytes, SuperAntispyware and Norton and nothing seems to correct this problem. I have followed the instructions on posting here and following is the DDS.txt report:--------------------- cut here----------------------DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Jim at 12:42:00.75 on Wed 01/06/2010Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1022.257 [GMT -8:00]AV: Norton Internet Security *On-access scanning disabled* (Updated) {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}FW: Norton Internet Security *enabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcsC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exesvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exec:\program files\common files\logitech ... Read more

A:Google (And Bing) search results are being redirected...

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer.My name is km2357 and I will be helping you to remove any infection(s) that you may have.I will be giving you a series of instructions that need to be followed in the order in which I give them to you.If for any reason you do not understand an instruction or are just unsure then please do not guess, simply post back with your questions/concerns and we will go through it again.Please do not start another thread or topic, I will assist you at this thread until we solve your problems.Lastly the fix may take several attempts and my replies may take some time but I will stick with it if you do the same.Sorry for the delay in replying, the forum is very busy. If you still need help, please post a fresh DDS Log

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Sometimes when a search result link is clicked a window is displayed with an animated graphic in green or orange that says redirect , then a page opens that is not the page from the link. Other times there is no animated graphic but the page that opens is not the one whose link was clicked on. Sometimes, there is a warning banner at the top of the browser window stating this site is not safe. Navigating back to the search engine and clicking on the same link opens the correct webpage. Some links lead directly to the correct webpage. Have scanned whole computer in normal mode with updated AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 and updated Malwarebytes Anti-Malware free, niether found any malware. The last malware detected and quaranteened by Malwarebytes on 7-19-12 was Trojan.Happili.
The computer may be running more slowly and the display might flicker every once in a while.

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - FAT32x86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by Arnold at 13:02:18 on 2012-07-28
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.256 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall *Enabled*
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
SVCHOST.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
SVCHOST.EXE
SVCHOST.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\ZAFor... Read more

A:Google and Bing search results redirected in IE8

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Please download ComboFix from one of these locations:Link 1Link 2* IMPORTANT !!! Save ComboFix.exe to your DesktopDisable your Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware applications, usually via a right click on the System Tray icon. They may otherwise interfere with our tools
Close any open browsers, and all other programs working. Make sure you save your file if working on a document.
Do not install any other programs until this if fixed.[/b]
Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.
As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. With malware infections being as they are today, it's strongly recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. It will allow you to boot up into a special recovery/repair mode that will allow us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware.
Follow the prompts to allow ComboFix to download and install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console, and when prompted, agree to the End-User License Agreement to install the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console.
Some Rookit infection may damage your boot sector. The Windows Recovery Console may be needed to restore it. Do not bypass... Read more

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Hello,
After searching on Google or Bing, clicking on a link in the results redirects to sites such as yellowbook.com or get-answers-fast.com. MalwareBytes detected and removed about 50 infected files, but the redirecting is still happening. This occurs on both IE and Firefox. The DDS is pasted below. I have attached ark.txt, and 2 Malwarebytes logs that show what was removed, and a third that shows no infections. Thanks for the help!

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DDS LOG
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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
Run by Teacher at 10:01:02 on 2011-11-27
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.1918.1153 [GMT -5:00]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {108DAC43-C256-20B7-BB05-914135DA5160}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {ABEC4DA7-E46C-2F39-81B5-AA334E5D1BDD}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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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:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestr... Read more

A:Infected with Google/Bing search redirect

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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Google search results being redirected when using IE, but not when using Chrome.

I have tried these fixes without success....

Norton Internet Security 2009
MalwareBytes
SuperAntiSpyware
CCleaner
GooredFix
VundoFix
ComboFix (I can submit log if requested)

I have not yet run HijackThis.

Please help.

Thanks, RGWomack

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RELEVANCY SCORE 67.6

Avast keeps coming up with mailicous URL Blocked.
The IP addresses it reports as Malware are 64.111.211.158 and 64.11.211.165

I've run just about every malware scanner/remover I can find and still I keep getting redirects and the avast warning. I've tried following the advice in other posts here and have had no success so I am opening up this post in hopes that someone has encountered this.

Here is the DDS.txt
I will append the gmer log later since the last time I tried to run it IT locked up.
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DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385
Run by Ali at 17:34:13 on 2011-07-03
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.2812.1026 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {2B2D1395-420B-D5C9-657E-930FE358FC3C}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Enabled/Updated* {904CF271-6431-DA47-5FCE-A87D98DFB681}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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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\atiesrxx.exe
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
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A:Google/Bing Search Results redirecting

Here are the results of the GMER scan

GMER 1.0.15.15640 - http://www.gmer.net
Rootkit scan 2011-07-03 18:41:14
Windows 6.1.7600 Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP1T0L0-1 TOSHIBA_MK3263GSX rev.FG020M
Running: gmer.exe; Driver: C:\Users\Ali\AppData\Local\Temp\kwtdrpow.sys
---- System - GMER 1.0.15 ----

SSDT \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSnx.SYS (avast! Virtualization Driver/AVAST Software) ZwAddBootEntry [0x90A26202]
SSDT \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSP.SYS (avast! self protection module/AVAST Software) ZwAllocateVirtualMemory [0x910A5CB2]
SSDT \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSnx.SYS (avast! Virtualization Driver/AVAST Software) ZwCreateEvent [0x90A2881C]
SSDT \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSnx.SYS (avast! Virtualization Driver/AVAST Software) ZwCreateEventPair [0x90A28874]
SSDT \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSnx.SYS (avast! Virtualization Driver/AVAST Software) ZwCreateIoCompletion [0x90A2898A]
SSDT \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\aswSnx.SYS (avast! Virtualization Driver/AVAST Software) ... Read more

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I can't search the internet using google, yahoo, or bing. When I enter something is the search box and click Search, nothing happens and all I see is a blank page. I don't get any results or any indication that the search is being processed

I am able to access internet sites if I directly type in the URL or if I use a bookmark.

All of these search engines work fine on another laptop of mine.

I'm on XP SP3 using FireFox 12 and/or IE 8.

I have Webroot anti-virus and Malwarebytes, and after running scans using each, nothing comes up.

I appreciate any ideas.

A:Can't search the internet using google, yahoo, bing, etc.

Same computer as here?
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic452464.html/page__p__2688707__fromsearch__1#entry2688707

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Hello. Thank you in advance for helping me.
I was directed to post in this forum after "Boopme" assisted me in the "Am I infected? What do I Do" posts.
After many scans (Rkill, MBAM, TDSS, etc) I am still getting those frustrating search redirects in Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc in both IE and Firefox.
I reset my Netgear router and changed the default password. I also have a Westell 6100 modem from verizon but it was already protected with a unique username and password.
I originally had the Whitesmoke infection but all is clean now, just the darn search redirects remain.
Attaching log files as per "Boopme".
Thanks again for your help! It is greatly appreciated!
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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Compaq_Administrator at 2:27:36.01 on Sat 04/02/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_20
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.3006.2445 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: Anti-Virus - Verizon Yahoo! Online Protection *Enabled/Updated* {17CFD1EA-56CF-40B5-A06B-BD3A27397C93}
AV: AntiVir Desktop *Enabled/Updated* {AD166499-45F9-482A-A743-FDD3350758C7}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\sched.exe
svchost.exe
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A:Search redirects in Google, Yahoo, Bing

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 are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about the Windows version you are using: What we in particular need to know is version, edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system. If you are unsure about any of these caracteristics, just let us know and we'll help you figuring it out. Please also tell us if you have your Windows CD/DVD handy.Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your ... Read more

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I tried running Malwarebytes and a few othe malware programs all unsuccessfully removed the problem of being redirect to odd web sites when clicking on a link in a search page. Please help.

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DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Run by PTPros at 13:59:54 on 2011-08-23
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2003.1020 [GMT -4:00]
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AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {EDB4FA23-53B8-4AFA-8C5D-99752CCA7095}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Program Files\Fingerprint Sensor\AtService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
c:\drivers\audio\r213367\stacsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Trusted Drive Manager\TdmService.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\Connection Manager\SMManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\DCPButtonSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell System Manager\DCPSysMgrSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAANTMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\jqs.exe
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A:Keep getting redirected on Search pages Google or Bing

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.We 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.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.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.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.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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