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December 12, 2011 2:40:22 AM

hi. whenever i use my internet to go to a webpage, alot of times it takes me to a completekly different webpage i secectly preferable to yelp or yellow pages. this pisses mne off as i have ot click back and rego to the page. do iu know what the problem is, is it a virus. how do i fix it.

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December 12, 2011 2:55:36 AM

eminemvanillaice said:
hi. whenever i use my internet to go to a webpage, alot of times it takes me to a completekly different webpage i secectly preferable to yelp or yellow pages. this pisses mne off as i have ot click back and rego to the page. do iu know what the problem is, is it a virus. how do i fix it.


go here and download the free version http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
do full scan in safe mode and fix any issues it finds

if you are not running an antivirus program go to www.avast.com
do full scan and fix any issues it finds

go to these places and run full scans (1 at a time, full scan, fix issues, go to next)
http://www.bitdefender.com/scanner/online/free.html
http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner/
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December 12, 2011 3:14:58 AM

+1 go with pyree answer first
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December 12, 2011 5:42:40 AM

OK, also try to run CWShredder @ http://free.antivirus.com/cwshredder/

This tool will find and destroy all traces of the CoolWebSearch hijacker on your system.
This includes:

Redirections to CoolWebSearch related pages
Redirections when mistyping URLs
Redirections when visiting Google
Enormous IE slowdowns when typing
IE start page/search page changing on reboot
Sites in the IE Trusted Zone you didn't add
Pop-ups in Google and Yahoo when searching
Errors at startup mentioning WIN.INI or IEDLL.EXE
Unable to change or see certain items in IE Options
Unable to access IE Options at all
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