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Remove srchz.com Redirect/Virus

Posted on 2013-12-03
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Hey Experts,

I am having problems trying to get rid of a virus on my system that keeps redirecting my Firefox home page to srchz.com. Even if I change the home page, the next time I come into Firefox, the home page is reset to srchz.com. I also believe it is the cause for a bunch of pop-ups on Firefox. I have gone through all extensions, search engines, and add-ons and don't see anything. I also ran Malwarebytes and the redirect still happens.

Have any of you seen this virus and know how to remove it?

Let me know...thanks!
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by:Krokodili
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Please give a try ComboFix:
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe

Used it a lot in different scenarios.
Please let me know, if it works.
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itadminnek earned 0 total points
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Combo Fix did not work...

The fix was uninstall Firefox, clean up remaining Firefox folders, and reinstall Firefox. I also backed up favorites.
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by:itadminnek
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My solution was the answer to the problem.
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