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 Post subject: Google Search Being Taken Over!!!!
PostPosted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 5:21 pm 
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Every time I go to Google search, the results come up fine. I click on the first link and I get redirected to some other noname search engine. Nothing to do with the link I clicked. I can only get to the site I want by hitting the "cache" link.

I ran HiJackThis right when this was happening and found nothing running that shouldn't. How could this happen??


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 5:32 pm 
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What site are you being redirected to?


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I get redirected to these cheezy noname search engines. It's like they take my search on Google and enter it into their crappy search engine.

Also, don't know if it is a part of this but, I just tried to download and run Spybot Search and Destroy. Immediately after I updated it, I tried to run it and nothing happened. Come to find out the executable never downloaded. SpybotSD.exe did not exist!!!! The shortcut was looking for it and when I went to look for it, it didn't exist!!! What the hell!!!


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I get redirected to these cheezy noname search engines. It's like they take my search on Google and enter it into their crappy search engine.

Also, don't know if it is a part of this but, I just tried to download and run Spybot Search and Destroy. Immediately after I updated it, I tried to run it and nothing happened. Come to find out the executable never downloaded. SpybotSD.exe did not exist!!!! The shortcut was looking for it and when I went to look for it, it didn't exist!!! What the hell!!!


What search engine in particular? How are you entering the searches? Are you going to Google.com and searching from there or using the search feature next to the URL area?


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After reading your post, I went to Google.com and typed in "pcmagazine". I then clicked on the first link that appeared and got redirected to this site. Here is the link:

http://www.monstermarketplace.com/searc ... %3Fhl%3Den

If I wanna go to where I wanna go, I have to click the "cache" option back at Google. Whatever is causing this, it is not running on my pc. Or if it is, I can't see it. Help.


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jjjjjjjj wrote:
After reading your post, I went to Google.com and typed in "pcmagazine". I then clicked on the first link that appeared and got redirected to this site. Here is the link:

http://www.monstermarketplace.com/searc ... %3Fhl%3Den

If I wanna go to where I wanna go, I have to click the "cache" option back at Google. Whatever is causing this, it is not running on my pc. Or if it is, I can't see it. Help.


Yeah, you have malware.

I would suggest you download SUPERAntiSpyware and run a Complete System Scan (make sure you update it first).


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