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Home page in Firefox cannot be changed

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Doogie, Dec 4, 2011.

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  1. Doogie

    Doogie Thread Starter

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    I see many other questions about this topic, and while the URL used is different in each case, the effect is the same. In my case, the URL used is "http://www.searchqu.com/406" . When I start up Firefox this is the start-up page used. The home page button shows this and when I go into Tools/Options, the home page is this. If I put in a different address for the home page, if I set the current tab to the address I want and choose "Use Current Page" or if I choose "Use Bookmark" and select the address I want, when I stop Firefox and then restart it, the home page is back to http://www.searchqu.com/406. I can go to "Most Visited" and choose the address I want but there is a problem I can't solve. Any ideas?
     
  2. kevinf80

    kevinf80 Malware Specialist

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    Run the following and post the logs:

    Download [​IMG] OTL from any of the following links and save to your Desktop:

    Link 1
    Link 2
    Link 3
    Link 4
    • Double click on the icon to run it, Vista or Windows 7 users right click and select Run as Administartor. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.
    • In the lower right corner, checkmark "LOP Check" and checkmark "Purity Check".
    • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in
      Code:
            netsvcs
            %SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
            /md5start
            explorer.exe
            winlogon.exe
            Userinit.exe
            svchost.exe
            eventvwr.exe
            /md5stop
            %systemroot%\*. /mp /s
            hklm\software\clients\startmenuinternet|command /rs
            hklm\software\clients\startmenuinternet|command /64 /rs
            CREATERESTOREPOINT
      
      
    • Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
    • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
    • Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post them in your reply

    Kevin
     
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