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Strange and annoying virus on firefox

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  1. darkedge1212

    darkedge1212 Thread Starter

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    Hey guys, I've recently been dealing with a really annoying (what I think is a virus) Whenever I click a link (especially on a search engine site) theres a small chance that I won't be taken to the link I clicked on and to some other random site. The sites im taken to are generally ad sites, ebay sites, or pages that aren't even up anymore.

    Any idea what this is or how to stop it?
     
  2. MysticEyes

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    Run some AV and malaware scans.
     
  3. darkedge1212

    darkedge1212 Thread Starter

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    yup tried that with Spybot S&D and lavasoft adaware, but didn't help.
     
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    Both yesterday's news and basically useless these days. Did you try an AV scan?
     
  5. darkedge1212

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    probably a stupid question... but is there any free AV scan's I can use? Or do I have to use macafee or something?
     
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