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i can do everything you said except change the hosts file. Also make sure your firewall is enabled and that you have all the latest Windows updates. August 6, 2011 at 3:43 PM Xzavier said... Again formatting a hard drive is not enough to remove mbr virus which loads before the operating system The mbr or first sector or first cylinder of the hard drive must this content

The friend told me it might be the thing that lead to the security issues I am facing (If I am writing it correctly). Of course the rest of the booklet is invaluable for your other computing needs. (the link to the download (in pdf format) is provided from the link below. Reply robert murillo April 26, 2016 at 7:03 am Thanks Leo: For all you do for the rest of us, on this world of computer communication. If your extra paranoid, running a scan with something like AVG, SuperAntiSpyware or Microsoft Security Essentials may not be a bad idea. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f50/redirect-virus-even-after-reformatting-492420.html

Use your mac and transfer the files on the network, or using a flash drive. Will only allow me to disable them.. June 18, 2011 at 5:47 AM Anonymous said... Here I can open any piece of mail without being afraid to get a virus.

Optional: Run anti-malware and anti-spyware scanners to get rid of junk. when i check the folder the hosts file is still not there pls help!!!! Thanks again for posting this. This is a discussion on Redirect virus even after Reformatting!

Don't rely on a recovery partition for this. I am running windows hom edition 64-bit and I have been struggling with this problem for a loongggg time. I managed to remove it with NO additional removal tools but it did take a bit of persistence. http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-2602858/rid-adware-reinstallation-times.html I placed another harddrive with another OS and as soon as Windows started, Chrome pages started opening.

Been spending weeks trying to fix this. Do not run as administrator by default. July 21, 2012 at 10:36 PM Anonymous said... Thanks, Tom.

So I have given it in an official answer, as it is invaluable share|improve this answer edited Nov 30 '12 at 20:36 community wiki 3 revsSimon I should disagree: Sign Up now, and get free malware removal support. Yay! I dont even know if buying a new hard drive will fix it because im not sure if it is stored on the hard drive anymore.

An image backup helped me without any problem. news This is the best case. Google Chrome loads fine again, and no redirects in IE. Reply Mark Jacobs July 5, 2014 at 1:11 pm FTP should work unless somehow the malware happens to prevent it from downloading.

Score 0 Sumit Das May 14, 2015 11:28:05 PM I was using avira free version before anything happened. it found 17 threats, when i try to delete them i have to reboot my computer. But if i uninstall Chrome, IE starts opening up everywhere. http://thatswp.com/redirect-virus/redirect-virus-android.html Yeah!!

They could also get your passwords by redirecting you to fake bank account sites or fake email sites. If things are really bad, the only option is to wipe the disk and reinstall the operating system from scratch. Fixed my redirect issue as well as getting back my windows updates.

It found a file titled dqzev.dll in my c:\users\[user]\appdata\local\ folder.

Many people say that this problem remains after removing rogue security software or Trojans. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. The only way to keep your computer virus free is to use a solid antivirus product. I think that clicking fires up the adware IMO not sure though.

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? The nice perk about these scanners is rather than utilizing virus definitions, they locate malware relentlessly based on behavior - a very effective technique. Thank you very much! check my blog It happens sometimes when I open a website and click anywhere on the whole page.

ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. Grateful for any suggestions. Mine didn't fix even after a number of OS reinstalls. share|improve this answer edited May 16 '15 at 19:10 community wiki 3 revs, 2 users 95%quack quixote +1: for Process Explorer and Autoruns. –Umber Ferrule Jun 24 '11 at

I am really scared with that thought. i followed the forum rules posted here here, and will attach the files necessary for a diagnosis. I can do everything until I get to step 6 and it seems no matter which malware removal program I try to download, I get the download box, then within a How Do I Back Up My Computer? - Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss.

December 31, 2010 at 8:21 AM Anonymous said... It worked. AND, I still have the same problem!!! March 30, 2010 at 5:42 PM Anonymous said...

I just wanted to ask you guys that if combofix runs safely.