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Search providers keep redirecting me to ads!

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August 3, 2010 12:09:51 PM

So alittle while ago I noticed that a few times when a clicked on a link on google, it sends me to ads such as: relsport.com, foxnewsreport.com and alot more. I tried using bing but it still kept redirecting me. I was hoping you guys could help me fix this problem, I included my registry from HijackThis. Any feedback you guys give is appreciated, I always go to Tom's whenever there's a tech issue I can't figure out. Thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:42:19 AM, on 8/3/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\Bluetooth\lbtserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\AMD\RAIDXpert\bin\RAIDXpertService.exe
C:\Program Files\AMD\RAIDXpert\bin\RAIDXpert.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\AsSysCtrlService\1.00.02\AsSysCtrlService.exe
C:\Program Files\DeviceVM\Browser Configuration Utility\BCUService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\BDT\BDTUpdateService.exe
C:\ASUS.SYS\config\DVMExportService.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WinMsgBalloonServer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WinMsgBalloonClient.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ASUS\EPU-4 Engine\FourEngine.exe
C:\Program Files\DeviceVM\Browser Configuration Utility\BCU.exe
C:\Program Files\VIA\VIAudioi\HDADeck\HDeck.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\Turbo Key\TurboKey.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\TurboV\TurboV.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPointP\LBTWiz.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XboxStat.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPointP\SetPoint.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\MOM.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Desktop Search\WindowsSearch.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\KHAL3\KHALMNPR.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\ccc.exe
C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Rockstar Games Social Club\1_1_3_0\RGSC.exe
F:\Program Files\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Civilization 4\Civilization4.exe
C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsGui.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\PROGRAM FILES\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\PROGRAM FILES\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchProtocolHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.pctools.com/mrc/fix_homepage/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.pctools.com/mrc/fix_homepage/
R3 - URLSearchHook: SearchHook Class - {BC86E1AB-EDA5-4059-938F-CE307B0C6F0A} - C:\Program Files\DeviceVM\Browser Configuration Utility\AddressBarSearch.dll
O1 - Hosts: 216.98.48.35
O1 - Hosts: 63.251.9.26127.0.0.1 thepiratebay.org
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O2 - BHO: Browser Defender BHO - {2A0F3D1B-0909-4FF4-B272-609CCE6054E7} - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\BDT\PCTBrowserDefender.dll
O3 - Toolbar: PC Tools Browser Guard - {472734EA-242A-422B-ADF8-83D1E48CC825} - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\BDT\PCTBrowserDefender.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Six Engine] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\EPU-4 Engine\FourEngine.exe" -b
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BCU] "C:\Program Files\DeviceVM\Browser Configuration Utility\BCU.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HDAudDeck] C:\Program Files\VIA\VIAudioi\HDADeck\HDeck.exe 1
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ASUS Update Checker] C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUSUpdate\UpdateChecker\UpdateChecker.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Turbo Key] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\Turbo Key\TurboKey.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TurboV] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\TurboV\TurboV.exe" -b
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [GPU NOS] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\GPU NOS\Gpu.exe" -b
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Bluetooth Connection Assistant] LBTWIZ.EXE -silent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [XboxStat] "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XboxStat.exe" silentrun
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [BluetoothAuthenticationAgent] rundll32.exe bthprops.cpl,,BluetoothAuthenticationAgent
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe Reader Speed Launcher] "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 9.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Adobe ARM] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [EvtMgr6] C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPointP\SetPoint.exe /launchGaming
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [fgfutxed] C:\Documents and Settings\Brooks G\Local Settings\Application Data\qsyrqyvvr\hilwenctssd.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ISTray] "C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsTray.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iTunesHelper] "C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [ctfmon.exe] C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [RGSC] C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Rockstar Games Social Club\RGSCLauncher.exe /silent
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Skype] "C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe" /nosplash /minimized
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DAEMON Tools Pro Agent] "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTAgent.exe" -autorun
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Comrade.exe] C:\Program Files\GameSpy\Comrade\Comrade.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [fgfutxed] C:\Documents and Settings\Brooks G\Local Settings\Application Data\qsyrqyvvr\hilwenctssd.exe
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [pbuilder] \pb32.exe (User 'SYSTEM')
O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run: [pbuilder] \pb32.exe (User 'Default user')
O4 - Global Startup: Microsoft Office.lnk = C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE
O4 - Global Startup: Windows Search.lnk = C:\Program Files\Windows Desktop Search\WindowsSearch.exe
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\OFFICE11\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) - http://update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate/v6/V5Controls...
O16 - DPF: {E2883E8F-472F-4FB0-9522-AC9BF37916A7} - http://platformdl.adobe.com/NOS/getPlusPlus/1.6/gp.cab
O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
O23 - Service: AMD RAIDXpert (AMD_RAIDXpert) - AMD - C:\Program Files\AMD\RAIDXpert\bin\RAIDXpertService.exe
O23 - Service: AODService - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\AMD\OverDrive\AODAssist.exe
O23 - Service: Apple Mobile Device - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
O23 - Service: ASUS System Control Service (AsSysCtrlService) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\ASUS\AsSysCtrlService\1.00.02\AsSysCtrlService.exe
O23 - Service: Ati HotKey Poller - ATI Technologies Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
O23 - Service: Browser Configuration Utility Service (BCUService) - DeviceVM, Inc. - C:\Program Files\DeviceVM\Browser Configuration Utility\BCUService.exe
O23 - Service: Bonjour Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
O23 - Service: Browser Defender Update Service - Threat Expert Ltd. - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\BDT\BDTUpdateService.exe
O23 - Service: Dragon Age: Origins - Content Updater (DAUpdaterSvc) - BioWare - F:\Program Files\Dragon Age\bin_ship\DAUpdaterSvc.Service.exe
O23 - Service: DeviceVM Meta Data Export Service (DvmMDES) - DeviceVM - C:\ASUS.SYS\config\DVMExportService.exe
O23 - Service: iPod Service - Apple Inc. - C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
O23 - Service: Logitech Bluetooth Service (LBTServ) - Logitech, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\Bluetooth\lbtserv.exe
O23 - Service: LexBce Server (LexBceS) - Lexmark International, Inc. - C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
O23 - Service: PC Tools Auxiliary Service (sdAuxService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsAuxs.exe
O23 - Service: PC Tools Security Service (sdCoreService) - PC Tools - C:\Program Files\Spyware Doctor\pctsSvc.exe

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August 3, 2010 1:04:43 PM

Run through the guide in my signature.
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May 15, 2012 5:59:20 PM

This is not Google's fault, you have the Google Redirect Virus - a very vicious computer virus and it is not only redirecting you to strange websites but some of these websites can install their malware/spyware software on your PC and harm it or worse - steal your personal information.

You can read more information about this virus and learn how to remove it permanently from here - http://world-shopping.org/products/software-video-lesso...

Good Luck!
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