IE7 Hijacked with Vimaxx Ads and URL Redirects

Posted on 2009-02-14
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
How can I remove this program. It constantly replaces standard ads with Vimaxx Size Enhancement Adds and redirects URL requests.
Question by:KurtStarck
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    Accepted Solution

    Go to and follow the instructions on how to install the Recovery Console and run ComboFix. Go through all the steps until posting the log part. Post the combofix log here.

    Download Malwarebytes ' Anti-Malware at or Double-click on mbam-setup.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 you may be prompted to restart (see Extra Note below).
    * The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
    * Copy & paste the entire report into your next reply.

    Extra Note:
    If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts. Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately.

    Download HijackThis at Create a folder at C:\HJT and move HijackThis.exe there. Double-click on the program to run it.

    1. If it gives you an intro screen, just choose Do a system scan and save a logfile.
    2. If you don't get the intro screen, just hit Scan and then click on Save log.
    3. Post the hijackthis.log file here. Do not fix anything in HijackThis since they may be harmless.

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