Advice on removing search engine redirection.

Whenever we go into Google to search for something & click on it we sometimes get redirected to another site ! Bloody annoying, any advice how to rid our computer of this annoying 'virus' will be helpful.

geek_pinkystinky, Dec 5, 11:48 pm

Download Malwarebytes, update and run it

geek_boots0016, Dec 5, 11:51 pm

Then post back here for more info

geek_boots0016, Dec 5, 11:52 pm

geek_boots0016, Dec 5, 11:54 pm


good call,.

geek_kevin16, Dec 6, 12:00 am

Have downloaded and run quick scan, found 4 virus, 1 malware

geek_pinkystinky, Dec 6, 12:35 am

And Pum.Bad.Proxy

geek_pinkystinky, Dec 6, 12:39 am

You deleted them right! If you deleted them, you should be clear.What sort of av are you running!

geek_hakatere1, Dec 6, 7:28 am

Running microsoft security

geek_pinkystinky, Dec 6, 1:15 pm

Downloaded the above anti-malware scan, ran it got rid of viruses but the redirection one is still there !

geek_pinkystinky, Dec 6, 8:05 pm

get "Hijackthis" run the scan, save the log file then goto www.hijackthis.de and paste the logfile into the box then clik analyise.then look down the list and anything with a red X go back to the hijack this program and tick that listing then when you've finished clik 'fix checked'. http://download.cnet.com/Trend-Micro-HijackThis/3000-8022_4-10227353.html

geek_drcspy, Dec 6, 8:18 pm

Drcspy: hijackthis is good, but its not for the novice user, best used with help or the result can be a real problem

geek_boots0016, Dec 6, 8:57 pm

not if he follows my instructions.

you dont need to know bugger all about hjt to use it by pasteing the log into that site it tells you waht to remove

geek_drcspy, Dec 6, 10:21 pm

Just be aware of the false positives D

geek_boots0016, Dec 6, 10:25 pm

Thanks for advice people, we have moved back to AVG and all is well again !

geek_pinkystinky, Dec 7, 9:05 pm