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Windows 7: Getting redirected to "fake" windows error links

12 Mar 2015   #1
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Getting redirected to "fake" windows error links

Hi so i believe i have a worm of some sort in my computer and i've run several virus scans with my Kaspersky anti-virus and it found no virus. The same can be said with malware bytes.

I do not know why i keep getting these random redirections or pop-ups and they are VERY annoying.




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12 Mar 2015   #2
topazkitty

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Okay, Is this only happening in chrome or other browsers as well? if its just chrome i suspect an addon may be the culprit
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12 Mar 2015   #3
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Looks like adware, and possibly an add-on in your browser.

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.

Step 1.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
    Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
  • After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R#].txt) will open in Notepad for review (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
  • The contents of the log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, let me know about it.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
  • A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.

Step 2.
Using AdwCleaner v3: Scan & Clean:
This time click on the Clean button.
Press OK when asked to close all programs and follow the onscreen prompts.
Press OK again to allow AdwCleaner to restart the computer and complete the removal process.
After rebooting, a logfile report (AdwCleaner[S#].txt) will open automatically (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
A copy of that logfile will also be saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder

******Post both .txt logs
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13 Mar 2015   #4
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Looks like adware, and possibly an add-on in your browser.

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.

Step 1.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
    Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
  • After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R#].txt) will open in Notepad for review (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
  • The contents of the log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, let me know about it.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
  • A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.

Step 2.
Using AdwCleaner v3: Scan & Clean:
This time click on the Clean button.
Press OK when asked to close all programs and follow the onscreen prompts.
Press OK again to allow AdwCleaner to restart the computer and complete the removal process.
After rebooting, a logfile report (AdwCleaner[S#].txt) will open automatically (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
A copy of that logfile will also be saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder

******Post both .txt logs
Going to give it a try. Will get back to you as soon as the scan is complete.
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13 Mar 2015   #5
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Looks like adware, and possibly an add-on in your browser.

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode and save to your Desktop.

Step 1.
  • Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.
    Vista/Windows 7/8 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.
  • Click on the Scan button.
  • AdwCleaner will begin...be patient as the scan may take some time to complete.
  • After the scan has finished, click on the Report button...a logfile (AdwCleaner[R#].txt) will open in Notepad for review (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
  • The contents of the log file may be confusing. Unless you see a program name that you know should not be removed, don't worry about it. If you see an entry you want to keep, let me know about it.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
  • A copy of all logfiles are saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder which was created when running the tool.

Step 2.
Using AdwCleaner v3: Scan & Clean:
This time click on the Clean button.
Press OK when asked to close all programs and follow the onscreen prompts.
Press OK again to allow AdwCleaner to restart the computer and complete the removal process.
After rebooting, a logfile report (AdwCleaner[S#].txt) will open automatically (where the largest value of # represents the most recent report).
Copy and paste the contents of that logfile in your next reply.
A copy of that logfile will also be saved in the C:\AdwCleaner folder

******Post both .txt logs
I did the search and eliminate all the adwhere using both hitman pro and adwcleaner but its still there. I do not know what it is.

The logs you requested are attached


Attached Files
File Type: txt AdwCleaner[R0].txt (3.9 KB, 3 views)
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13 Mar 2015   #6
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Run AdwCleaner again, but this time, click the Option : 'Clean' button. Post the .txt log for me to see.
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15 Mar 2015   #7
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Run AdwCleaner again, but this time, click the Option : 'Clean' button. Post the .txt log for me to see.
Alright i did as you told. Here are the log files:


Attached Files
File Type: txt AdwCleaner[S2].txt (1.6 KB, 4 views)
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16 Mar 2015   #8
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Are you still being re-directed?
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16 Mar 2015   #9
clubmimo123

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Are you still being re-directed?
Sadly yes i am. Im not sure where the root worm or adware is.
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16 Mar 2015   #10
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Download DDS from one of these links:
DDS.com
DDS.pif
  • Disable any script blocking protection
  • Double click the dds icon to run the tool.
  • When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:
    1. DDS.txt
    2. Attach.txt <--- will be minimized in the task tray
  • Save both reports to your desktop.

Include the contents of both logs in your next post.
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