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Fixing Google Redirection/hijacking and other redirection problems
There are quite a few different infections that can cause search engine redirections. We will try to cover several of the most frequent cases in this procedure.
Note Vista and Windows 7 users:
Now let's flush the Java Cache
Now let's flush the FireFox Cache
Step 2 - DNS Poisoning/Hijacking
These types of infection have been known to infect router hardware. If you have a router ( the router could also be part of your cable or DSL modem ) hooked up then you need to follow the instructions for your hardware and reset it to factory default settings. Normally there is a recessed push button type switch that needs to be held down for some number of seconds to do this. After resetting to factory defaults on your router, you will need to reconfigure the router for your network if you have made any changes to the default network setup.
After doing the above power down your DSL or Cable modem and also your router. Wait a minute and then power them back up.
Now check to see if your problem has been resolved. If not, continue on with the next sections.
Step3 - FireFox Browser Redirection Problems
Please download GooredFix from the link below and save it to your Desktop. ( The download links are the text saying Download@MajorGeeks )
Step 4 - All Browsers Have Redirection Problems
Step 5 - Do still have redirection problems?
If you still have problems with redirection after trying all of the above, move on to the below instructions for running MBRcheck and also our full cleaning procedure and post your logs in the Malware Forum when finished.
Please also download MBRCheck to your desktop.
See the download links under this icon
Now run our full cleaning procedure give in the below link:
READ & RUN ME FIRST. Malware Removal Guide
Make sure that you attach all of the requested logs to avoid any delay in getting help.
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Last edited by chaslang; 11-20-12 at 22:48.. Reason: emphasize running the R&R ME since everyone seems to skip it.
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