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Windows 7: Web Browser Opens Up Random Sites?

22 Jan 2010   #51
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Yes:
O18 - Protocol: livecall - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MSNMES~1\MSGRAP~1.DLL
O18 - Protocol: msnim - {828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F} - C:\PROGRA~1\MSNMES~1\MSGRAP~1.DLL

CLSIDNameFilenameDescriptionStatus{828030A1-22C1-4009-854F-8E305202313F}msnim, livecall, talktomsgrapp.dllMSN Messenger 7.5
Note: file often incorrectly listed by HijackThis as missing
L Protocol (legitimate)


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22 Jan 2010   #52
Orpheous

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)
 
 

bp96, how long ago did you first notice this was happening? Is it still happening now?
Does you Avast quarantine and event logs show any virus history? if so, please post your Avast logs here. A text file attachment (paperclip icon) is preferabl
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22 Jan 2010   #53
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

ok, Thank you Jacee.
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23 Jan 2010   #54
bp96

Linux Mint with Windows 7 in Virtualbox
 
 

This has been happening for a few weeks now and is still happening- random popups open up in a new tab and sometimes some websites are redirected. And I ran the scan after a popup appeared so I knew the problem wasn't gone. So I guess there is no solution at all?
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25 Jan 2010   #55
bp96

Linux Mint with Windows 7 in Virtualbox
 
 

So I'll have to live with this problem as it still happens I've tried the flush /dns thing but it still happens.
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25 Jan 2010   #56
jav

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1
 
 

Unfortunely I think only thing left is Reinstall.
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25 Jan 2010   #57
bp96

Linux Mint with Windows 7 in Virtualbox
 
 

Ok, I am now fed up with Windows getting infected with viruses and having to do a complete reinstall, even with the best anti-malware software. I guess I'll have to switch to Linux, Linux Mint seems to be worth a try.
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25 Jan 2010   #58
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

pb, did you try Hitman Pro that I suggested early on?
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25 Jan 2010   #59
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Also, did you follow through with my instructions in post #40? (clearing Java cache)
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25 Jan 2010   #60
madtownidiot

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bp96 View Post
Ok, I am now fed up with Windows getting infected with viruses and having to do a complete reinstall, even with the best anti-malware software. I guess I'll have to switch to Linux, Linux Mint seems to be worth a try.
Try a few of them. Sabayon is a vista-like interface.
Ubuntu Studio is excellent for music and video editing.
Ultimate edition comes with Wine and can be used for most windows based games and applications, and has excellent media conversion applications
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