google redirect?

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    It appears I have some bs attached to pc browser somewhere, all search results selected send me to nothing related to my search. Using 64 bit win7, is there a free rootkit solution available somewhere?

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    No help?

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    Spybot or malwarebytes typically do a good job removing browser redirects/hijackers.

    Safer-networking.org for Spybot

    Mwbytes.org for Malwarebytes.
     
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    I've had a few of these on work computers recently. Malwarebytes usually takes care of it, but you have to download it from a clean PC and install it from a USB stick. I found that when I tried to go to Malwarebytes it would usually redirect me to an ad site instead.

    I've also had a user who's gotten some malware that hides ALL his folders in every directory on his PC so it looks like he has nothing installed. I thought that one was pretty fun.
     
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    Oh man, I came across that one too here at work...that was a nasty one.
     
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    That one, the redirect one, and a new fake system checker have been the most popular here. Yuck. I keep telling people that they don't just come from nowhere; they allowed it onto the PC somehow. I don't think they believe me though. :/
     
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    Thanks for the replies, but I had no luck with spybot or mwb.

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    Combofix?
     
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    Thanks for the help....that appears to have worked.

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