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Post by Vladimir on Thu 17 Oct 2013, 9:30 pm

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Hi,

When I open mozilla firefox although I have set as my start page "google" i get a start page "do searches". Before this I had the delta virus which I removed. I tried scanning with malware bytes anti-malware, spyware doctor and couldn't fix my problem. Can any tech here help me remove this virus?

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Superdave on Sun 20 Oct 2013, 9:05 am

security check cannot run as it should and I get some kind of error inside the program saying "Could not locate the disk path"...
Are you downloading the program directly to your computer or are you trying to run it from a CD?

* Go to Start > Run and type mrt.exe then press Enter on the keyboard).
* (Vista and Windows 7 users go to Start and type mrt.exe in the search box then press Enter on the keyboard.
* Click Next.
* Choose Full Scan and click Next.
* Once the scan is finished click View detailed results of the scan.

Look through the list and let me know if anything was found infected.

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Sun 20 Oct 2013, 9:13 am

I download the program and run it, no use of a cd..
I did what you said above and here is the result:

The above error says "Windows could not locate mrt.exe Make sure you typed correct the name and try later.

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Superdave on Sun 20 Oct 2013, 9:49 am

You can download and install MRT here.

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Sun 20 Oct 2013, 7:49 pm

With mrt all is good, no infection found

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Superdave on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 4:07 am

Vladimir wrote:With mrt all is good, no infection found
I need to know what Av you're using?

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 4:35 am

I do not use any real time antivirus, I only scan my pc with MBAM and superantispyware.

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Superdave on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 4:42 am

I do not use any real time antivirus, I only scan my pc with MBAM and superantispyware
That is not a very good idea. You can check your Add-ons in your browsers to see if there are any add-ons that could be causing that problem. I will cease help you with this problem until you install and activate one of these AV programs. I recommend MicroSoft Security Essentials.

Remember to only install one antivirus!

1) Avast! Home Edition
2) AVG Free Edition
3) Avira AntiVir Personal
4) MicroSoft Security Essentials  All versions and all languages.
5) Comodo Antivirus (Uncheck during installation "Install Comodo SafeSurf..", Make Comodo my default search provider" and "Make Comodo Search my homepage" if you choose this one)
6) PC Tools AntiVirus Free Edition

It is strongly recommended that you run only one antivirus program at a time. Having more than one antivirus program active in memory uses additional resources and can result in program conflicts and false virus alerts. If you choose to install more than one antivirus program on your computer, then only one of them should be active in memory at a time.

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 4:45 am

I download and install Comodo. What next? I do not use microsoft security essentials because of my windows beeing a cracked version..

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 5:05 am

I checked my add-ons in my browser and all is ok, I do not have any unwanted add-on installed.. And virus is still active :/
We reached the limit? We cannot do sth else?

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 6:10 am

Here is the troublesome virus that hijacks my browsers
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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 6:13 am

And here it is again on internet explorer.



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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Superdave on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 9:06 am

This is not a virus. Since your Windows OS is not a legal version I cannot help you anymore. This is a rule of the forum.

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 9:56 am

At least tell me what can I do about it if it's not a virus. I cannot remove it, so what is it?

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Superdave on Mon 21 Oct 2013, 11:53 am

Vladimir wrote:At least tell me what can I do about it if it's not a virus. I cannot remove it, so what is it?
What happens when you change your home page back to Google?

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Vladimir on Tue 22 Oct 2013, 4:40 am

Never mind, thank you.. At last I solved the problem..

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Re: Browser hijacked "Do Searches"

Post by Superdave on Fri 25 Oct 2013, 9:06 am

You're welcome. I will lock this thread. If you need it re-opened, please send me a pm.

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