02-Apr-2012, 12:09 AM #1
This is something I've been dealing with for a few weeks now.
When I'm online, usually forums, I sometimes get redirected to random sites. Sometimes yellowpages, sometimes scourge, and other sites. Before it redirects it connects to a site that redirects to these sites too quickly for me to catch and when I'm actually looking for it, it doesn't happen.
My first thoughts were "browser hijack" so I went through the traditional process of MalwareBytes, Spybot S&D, HijackThis, SuperAntiSpyware, etc. All of the scans coming back clean with the exception of HJT not being able to access the hosts file (which I have checked manually). Unlike other hijacks I've seen, this one has not messed with the home page, never redirects from google or other search engines (that I've noticed) and only redirects once in a while.
At this point I figure it's time to thrown in the towel and seek help from an expert. Below are HJT and DDS logs (admittedly this is the first time I've used DDS) after scanning within the past hour, placed in quotes in effort to make it easier to distinguish between the two. (wanted to use fresh logs for this post). From here out I'm not assuming anything at all and will post what logs you ask for when you ask for them.
Last edited by Reven; 02-Apr-2012 at 12:21 AM.. Reason: re-scanned DDS
06-Apr-2012, 04:43 AM #2
Hello and welcome to Tech Support Guy.
I am currently assessing your situation and will be back with a fix for your problem as soon as possible.
Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this, click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Under the Notification Type: title, make sure it is set to Instant notification by email, then click Add Subscription.
Please be patient with me during this time.
Meanwhile, please make a reply to this topic to acknowledge that you have read this and is still with me to tackle the problem until the end. If I do not get any response within 3 days, this topic will no longer be monitored for replies and it may go unnoticed if you responded later than that.
Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.
If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.
|Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)|