how to remove google redirect virus

Posted on 2011-04-26
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
any ideas?
Question by:tupelo7768
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    You've got to give us some more information before we can help you.

    What os? 32 0r 64-bit? What av? What have you tried already? What is the redirect to - same site? random sites? What browser? How are you connecting?

    If you phoned a garage and said "I've got a car, and it keeps cutting out..."  what do you think they would say?

    First step for curing redirects is to reset the browser, check the hosts file, and maybe run TDSSKiller:

    If you post some details, we can be more specific...
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    As already suggested, try using TDSSKiller. there's actually an article here at EE.
    If using TDSSKiller won't fix it use ComboFix and attach the log.

    “Google Hijack” — Google Search Gets Redirected
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    I know I directed tupelo7768 to a different site for the solution, but both sites explain why it came about and to use TDSSKiller.  Am I not entitled to a cut of the points?
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    Either accept tonyperth's comment as the only answer http:#35468222

    Or split points to everyone who suggested TDSSKiller:


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    Following an 'Objection' by tonyperth (at to the intended closure of this question, it has been reviewed by at least one Moderator and is being closed as recommended by the Expert.
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