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Posted on 2012-03-17
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As for the browser, I have both IE and Firefox; searching for anything on google and then clicking on the search results takes me to some bogus sites.

Please help me.
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by:Neil Russell
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What is the question?
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for e.g. when i open google.com and put yahoo.com in the search box i get the search results for yahoo.. and when i click on that search reasult it has to direct me to yahoo.com web page but instead of going to yahoo.com it redirects to another website (any fake site).
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Most likely a virus or trojan.

Boot to safe mode with networking and update your anti-virus software and run a full deep scan.

Also look in your hosts file for any wierd entries. (C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts)
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