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Windows 7: Don't Know If Website Shortcut Problem Happens To You Guys

08 Mar 2015   #1
fghjru

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Don't Know If Website Shortcut Problem Happens To You Guys

One day when I was doing something or installing something something happens there was an random website shortcut link to an website called www.hao.360.cn first I thought that was nothing I just need to delete then an couple minutes ago the website shortcut pops up on my desktop again so when I see the web shortcut now I delete but I had too much of it so I need you guys help to delete this and never happens again and my Internet I using to search up stuff is google chrome I tried to erase history or other setting it won't work and the website icon pops up an google chrome icon when the hao.360.cn is on the desktop please help find a finish to this shortcut thing


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08 Mar 2015   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

This is a virus, usually from visiting certain Chinese sites
From the Singapore Hardware Zone, this solution may work

1)delete the IE short cut on ur desktop or whereever

2)go to ur IE installation folder eg:C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer
3)look for the file iexploere.exe or explorer.exe.
4)double click it and IE should open.check if the default link is the one u encounter or not. if not proceed to next step. if still that cn website. uninstall ur IE and u can stop reading now.

5)right click and send to desktop to create new short cut.

if u are using chrome and firefox. reinstall them and delete the short cut on the desktop will solve the problem.

what the software did was to replace ur browser shortcut with their their browser shortcut to fool u that the browser u are using is IE /chrome/firefox


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08 Mar 2015   #3
fghjru

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But I tried uninstalling chrome but didn't work and its not that website is replacing the link its that it pops up another google chrome named in Chinese character and bring you to hao.360.cn it's not that it replaces the original chrome shortcut it's just keep pop up on my desktop when I delete still pop up and the hao.360.cn website shortcuts icon it's like google chrome so it's like i have an two google chrome in my desktop its like the first is the real chrome and the second one is an fake version of google chrome with chrome's icon and brings you to the hao.360.cn website
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08 Mar 2015   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Review Jacee’s instructions to run Adwcleaner here post #7,
Ignore the title of the thread,
http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/316404-instant-savings-app.html
Screen shot of the download button to use for Adwcleaner
You can use these free tools to see if they find anything,
Manually Update them before running full scans,
Try not to use your computer while the scans are running, (one at a time of course).
See this tutorial on how to download and run Malwarebytes,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/338716-malwarebytes-anti-malware-free.html
Also use the Custom scan option not the Threat scan,

Please Do Not clean/ Delete or Remove Any detections before posting the scan results first before review especially Malwarebytes,
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
SAS is safe to remove anything it finds
http://www.superantispyware.com/?tag=SUPERANTISPYWARE
This one is the longest up to 4 hours, the others are only about 45 minutes,
http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx
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08 Mar 2015   #5
fghjru

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Well didn't help it says 1199 errors found and I want to repair all didn't really help you have to pay bad program
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08 Mar 2015   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
What ?
Please explain in detail,
Which scanner found 1199 errors ?
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08 Mar 2015   #7
fghjru

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The maylewarebytes
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08 Mar 2015   #8
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Post the scan results of All the scanners
Cheers.
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