Spyware, viruses, & security forum: Can't get rid of a google redirect trojan/virus.

by: Jennifer1510 November 27, 2012 8:18 PM PST

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Can't get rid of a google redirect trojan/virus.

by Jennifer1510 - 11/27/12 8:18 PM

I am having issues with google redirect. To be more specific, when I google something, and then click a link, I will be sent to a very obvious spam website instead of the link I clicked. If I click the back button, I will get to the link I wanted in the first place.

I have run multiple scans with AVG, eSet, Malwarebytes, and Hitman. Eset is the only thing that found anything. It found these items:


C:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-785293973-1187815849-3269181308-1000\$R9TFSQT.exe a variant of Win32/InstallCore.D application cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-785293973-1187815849-3269181308-1000\$RQH0ION.exe a variant of Win32/InstallCore.D application cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\Users\andyandjenni\AppData\Local\Temp\013aa5a58c11.exe a variant of Win32/Kryptik.ANVZ trojan cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\Users\andyandjenni\AppData\Local\Temp\ICReinstall\cnet2_Greenshot-INSTALLER-0_8_0-0627_exe.exe a variant of Win32/InstallCore.D application cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\Users\andyandjenni\AppData\Local\Temp\ICReinstall\cnet_ComboFix_exe.exe a variant of Win32/InstallCore.D application cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\Users\andyandjenni\AppData\Local\Temp\is1598539481\BuzzdockSetup-Silent.exe multiple threats cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\Users\andyandjenni\AppData\Local\Temp\is1598539481\zgInstaller.exe Win32/Toolbar.Zugo application cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\Users\andyandjenni\AppData\Roaming\AVG\Rescue\PC Tuneup 2011\111004132821909.rsc multiple threats deleted - quarantined
C:\Users\andyandjenni\Downloads\cnet_ComboFix_exe.exe a variant of Win32/InstallCore.D application cleaned by deleting - quarantined
C:\Users\andyandjenni\Downloads\defragsetup.exe a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi application cleaned by deleting - quarantined



but afterwards I am still having the redirect problem. I reran the eset scan and now it doesn't find anything. I'm ready to try anything and follow directions explicitly if anyone knows what to try. I'm running Vista. Let me know what else you need.

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