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Is that what you see when you look at it ? and cannot remove them with malwarebytes, however the Trojan.FakeAlert one is a piece of crapola that I now know well. Please let me know what I need to post to correct this problem,I have spent days working on it. Programs to remove Here are some common programs that are known to change your search settings. weblink

Click here to join today! Post the contents of the host file please. perhaps his Hosts file has been hijacked? The one I opened in notepad. why not try these out

Okay, the box IS NOT checked but there is blank writing in the address field but an 80 in the port field. It comes up with a list but no threats... User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/Rb9g3y posted 2010-Jan-23, 2:54 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9g3y posted 2010-Jan-23, 2:54 pm AEST O.P. What am I displaying?

Quite normal. 1. and cannot remove them with malwarebytes, try to remove them with "unlocker" or Killbox. Sure I will try that. mfehidk;c:\windows\system32\drivers\mfehidk.sys [2009-7-8 214664] R1 SASDIFSV;SASDIFSV;c:\program files\superantispyware\sasdifsv.sys [2009-11-23 9968] R1 SASKUTIL;SASKUTIL;c:\program files\superantispyware\SASKUTIL.SYS [2009-11-23 74480] R1 SBRE;SBRE;c:\windows\system32\drivers\SBREDrv.sys [2009-10-13 95024] R1 sbtis;sbtis;c:\windows\system32\drivers\sbtis.sys [2010-1-10 203056] R1 tvtumon;tvtumon;c:\windows\system32\drivers\tvtumon.sys [2008-5-9 46144] R2 Hamachi2Svc;LogMeIn Hamachi 2.0 Tunneling Engine;c:\program

He had one of those huge ones full of crap. If unwanted programs still change your settings, follow the steps below to reset them. I have tried this on numerous occasions...Are you sure it should be working? https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/873?hl=en No but it shows a list of websites for some reason...Sorry if im being a pain in the a**e.Its a really, really, really long list, you want all of it?

User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/Rb9g3c posted 2010-Jan-23, 2:51 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9g3c posted 2010-Jan-23, 2:51 pm AEST O.P. Anyone like to take a wager? My Google location is wrong If your search location is in the wrong city or region but the Google site is correct, change your location on Google. Look at Bazza's post above it shows you the path where to find your HOSTS file, it looks just like that HOSTS without any extension but it it really a text

User #149434 16475 posts Col Peters Section Moderator reference: whrl.pl/Rb9d30 posted 2010-Jan-22, 5:02 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9d30 posted 2010-Jan-22, 5:02 pm AEST Open up notepad. User #301736 2306 posts Bazza-perth Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/Rb878q posted 2010-Jan-21, 12:16 pm AEST edited 2010-Jan-21, 12:21 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb878q posted 2010-Jan-21, 12:16 pm AEST (edited2010-Jan-21, 12:21 pm User #185139 739 posts Half a Crank Whirlpool Enthusiast reference: whrl.pl/Rb9qBG posted 2010-Jan-26, 9:31 am AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9qBG posted 2010-Jan-26, 9:31 am AEST If you are using an ethernet adaptor User #149434 16475 posts Col Peters Section Moderator reference: whrl.pl/Rb9etf posted 2010-Jan-22, 6:57 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9etf posted 2010-Jan-22, 6:57 pm AEST Yes, you need to make a copy of

Tips to protect your browser in the future Only download from sites you trust Sometimes you download a program you want, but the program also contains bad software. http://itinfosecure.com/google-search/google-search-redirects-me-to-ad-pages-hijackthis-log-included.php Yep, still happening. And a question – do you have a strong password on your modem/router, or is it the one that it came out of the box with ? Host file hijacks seem to be becoming less common these days, most hijacks i've seen here are in the DNS entries in the registry (HJT will show these) and sometimes IE

User #301736 2306 posts Bazza-perth Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/Rb88l0 posted 2010-Jan-21, 1:03 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb88l0 posted 2010-Jan-21, 1:03 pm AEST NP :) BTW – Have a think about User #100446 10073 posts Mozzi Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/Rb9kfo posted 2010-Jan-24, 4:43 pm AEST edited 2010-Jan-24, 4:50 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9kfo posted 2010-Jan-24, 4:43 pm AEST (edited2010-Jan-24, 4:50 pm User #149434 16475 posts Col Peters Section Moderator reference: whrl.pl/Rb9d8d posted 2010-Jan-22, 5:24 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9d8d posted 2010-Jan-22, 5:24 pm AEST The hosts file can be used to force check over here To prevent this, always read through the update notification carefully.

Sorry about all the reboots but it is the only way to tell if something has been stopped properly.... User #149434 16475 posts Col Peters Section Moderator reference: whrl.pl/Rb9dXY posted 2010-Jan-22, 4:34 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9dXY posted 2010-Jan-22, 4:34 pm AEST Jmw010 writes... There's only two reasons you might have that file: 1) A cheap shoddy program is using it to make you feel protected from bad websites and/or advertising websites.

Half a Crank writes...

online one that does it all for you Ahhh... Then could you do like Bazza asked and post the contents of your HOSTS file in here ? They use a hosts file because they are bad and/or lazy programmers. 2) Malware has made that file to help it control your computer Even if you have it for reason That is why I asked.

Mac computer At the bottom of your Mac computer, open Finder. To avoid this problem, only download programs from trusted sites. Navigate to C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc folder. http://itinfosecure.com/google-search/google-search-redirects-and-slow-computer.php User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/Rb9d2E posted 2010-Jan-22, 4:55 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9d2E posted 2010-Jan-22, 4:55 pm AEST O.P.

User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/Rb9gQA posted 2010-Jan-23, 1:47 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9gQA posted 2010-Jan-23, 1:47 pm AEST O.P. Thanks again! I use McAfee Security Center, I also have VIPRE, SUPERAntiSpyware Professional, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, CCleaner and RegCure installed. User #185139 739 posts Half a Crank Whirlpool Enthusiast reference: whrl.pl/Rb9qAr posted 2010-Jan-26, 9:22 am AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9qAr posted 2010-Jan-26, 9:22 am AEST Also see if there is an entry

This happens with FF as well. Ohhhhhhh. User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/Rb9d8v posted 2010-Jan-22, 5:26 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9d8v posted 2010-Jan-22, 5:26 pm AEST O.P. what others are there without 127.0.0.1 at the start?

However he has been reticent to follow some simple requests when asked by Col and Bazza and others. I will post back the host file tomorrow as I am on a different computer. Thanks. User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/Rb9qCx posted 2010-Jan-26, 9:35 am AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9qCx posted 2010-Jan-26, 9:35 am AEST O.P.

I have also ran Trend Micro Housecall. But one thing at a time – could you post your HOSTS file for us ? User #238393 675 posts Jaxryley Whirlpool Enthusiast reference: whrl.pl/Rb9d00 posted 2010-Jan-22, 4:47 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9d00 posted 2010-Jan-22, 4:47 pm AEST Dunno about the HJT entries below. But I don't know what the HOSTS file is or how to open it.

You'd be doing yourself a favour by getting rid of both of them and using a decent AV like Avast or Avira User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: Thank you so much for your time.. User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/Rb891z posted 2010-Jan-21, 7:11 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb891z posted 2010-Jan-21, 7:11 pm AEST O.P. Any help?

User #301736 2306 posts Bazza-perth Whirlpool Forums Addict reference: whrl.pl/Rb9aR3 posted 2010-Jan-21, 10:55 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9aR3 posted 2010-Jan-21, 10:55 pm AEST Can you check your Host file first... Im just rebooting User #335010 333 posts Diabeto Forum Regular reference: whrl.pl/Rb9eCg posted 2010-Jan-22, 7:32 pm AEST ref: whrl.pl/Rb9eCg posted 2010-Jan-22, 7:32 pm AEST O.P. Right-click the name of any unwanted programs.