browser blocked from getting to symantec or microsoft.malwarebytes stops after 20 seconds

Posted on 2011-10-10
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
IE and Firefox get redirected when trying to go to microsoft or symantec. Run Malwarebytes in safe mode but program disappears after running for 20 seconds.
Question by:demoman13
    LVL 29

    Accepted Solution

    You might be hit by TLD rootkit which re-directs.
    Hi , run TdssKiller

    Tutorial on TDSSKiller:

    or you could also try FixTDSS.exe from Symantec

    Further you should not run the program and tools in safe mode, you should run them in Normal Mode

    I also suggest to go through the following articles before cleanup (Rogue-Killer-What-a-great-name) (Stop-the-Bleeding-First-Aid-for-Malware) (Basic Malware Troubleshooting)

    And more on Re-Direct:
    Infected router - Google search redirects even on a clean system

    “Google Hijack” — Google Search Gets Redirected

    I hope that would help.

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    Expert Comment

    Check your browser's proxy settings. It may be that the browser is being re-directed to another site.

    It all seems rather suspicious.

    One approach may be to take the drive out of the system and connect it via a USB adapter to another computer and using that to run a virus scan on the suspect drive.


    Author Closing Comment

    After running this tool i was able to reinstal malwarebytes in safe mode and the problem is solved.
    Thank You

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