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Windows 7: HELP!! Google redirect Virus

20 Jul 2010   #21
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Sounds like a DNS hijack which also affects the Hosts file.

Let's flush your DNS cache and restore MS's original Hosts file.

Copy and paste these lines in Note pad.
@Echo on
pushd\windows\system32\drivers\etc
attrib -h -s -r hosts
echo 127.0.0.1 localhost>HOSTS
attrib +r +h +s hosts
popd
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
ipconfig /flushdns
netsh winsock reset all
netsh int ip reset all
shutdown -r -t 1
del %0

Save as flush.bat to your desktop. Right click on the .bat to run as Administrator. Your computer will reboot itself.

Now, run a "complete" scan with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.


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20 Jul 2010   #22
cece

Windows XP
 
 
Thanks

Thank Petey7 for the link. I was unable to run malwarebytes.exe.
Now I can't even play a DVD because the volume does not work. I have gone into control panel and all the settings are fine, but it is not on the taskbar and there is no volume on anything - I think time to wipe the drive and start over. If there are more suggestions I open to try anything. What's the worst that can happen?
I appreciate all of your help.
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20 Jul 2010   #23
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Since you're working with XP, the best advice I can give you is to click on one of the forums that is a member of A.S.A.P. Alliance of Security Analysis Professionals™

You will get the help you need
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21 Jul 2010   #24
Adrian

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cece View Post
Thank Petey7 for the link. I was unable to run malwarebytes.exe.
Now I can't even play a DVD because the volume does not work. I have gone into control panel and all the settings are fine, but it is not on the taskbar and there is no volume on anything - I think time to wipe the drive and start over. If there are more suggestions I open to try anything. What's the worst that can happen?
I appreciate all of your help.
Cece, have you attempted the steps we have suggested?
I am familiar with this virus, the steps we have described using safe boot prevents the virus from blocking .exe. files. After launching mbam successfully in safe boot we were able to eradicate the virus.
Which ever way you choose to go we wish you success.
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