IE redirects

  onthelimit 21:17 27 Nov 2010

As from yesterday, when I Google a search and click on a result, I frequently get redirected to another search/ad page. I've run superantispyware (which finds anything from 3 to 300 adware bugs), Malwarebytes and MSE scan. The problem keeps recurring. Never had it before - any solutions gratefully received!

  letsgetrdy 21:20 27 Nov 2010

Have you tried clearing all temporary internet files, cookies, cache.. etc. Theres a hiijacker hiding somewhere. Thats the place to start.

If that fails then we'll discuss possible registry issues. Also check your browsers settings to make sure its not using a proxy (normally the left behind remnence of a problem).

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:23 27 Nov 2010

Have you let malarebyte and superantspyware delete the adware?

Switch off system resore

rescan with all you AV ans AS progs


rescan to check all is gone

switch system restore back on

  letsgetrdy 21:25 27 Nov 2010

Switching off system restore will cause loss of restore points, in my opinion a hiijacker isn't good enough to infiltrate these system files. And you may need them one day.

  onthelimit 21:34 27 Nov 2010

I've done as FB suggests and run CCleaner as well as the others. Just downloaded and updated a fresh malwarebytes, and doing a deep scan now. Will report back!

  onthelimit 21:35 27 Nov 2010

P.S. Checked Internet Options - proxy not ticked.

  onthelimit 22:07 27 Nov 2010

Full mbam scan revealled nothing. Re-run CCleaner. Will see what happens tomorrow.

  onthelimit 22:11 27 Nov 2010

Just tried again - still doing it!

  rdave13 22:44 27 Nov 2010

Delete Google favourites or if it's your home page.
Uninstall Malwarebytes.
Reboot to safe mode with internet connection.
Download rkill.exe; click here

Download Malwarebytes. Update it.
Run rkill then run Malwarebytes immediately after.
Reboot to normal mode and run Malwarebytes again and SAS, full scan, to sweep up.
Will take some time.

  onthelimit 09:18 28 Nov 2010

Did that - Mbam found nothing. Then noticed that MSE hadn't updated for 3 days (since the problems started). Tried a manual update but failed half way through. Have uninstalled MSE and installed AVG. That updated OK - now running a scan - will report back!

  onthelimit 11:16 28 Nov 2010

AVG fornd two 'Trojan horse Exploit_c.NCV'. Google gives little info about these, but IE seems to be behaving (at the moment!).

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