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fogducker III
07-26-2010, 09:59 AM
I had major issues with my older HP computer. A friend cleaned it up and removed a nasty Trojan....he suggested I use Mozilla Firefox as a browser and Avast as security.........so far everything is OK....problem is when I do a Google search and click on one of the list of search results I am redirected to a Search Directory...? It is not always the same directory, different companies....how do I change my preferences for this function or can I ? Thanks for any direction.....Jeremy

PS. I would have asked the guy that fixed my computer but he is away at sea for work....:wink:

Carl C
07-26-2010, 10:43 AM
My computer "expert" thinks you still have an infection. Run a scan on your Avast and install "SUPERAntiVirus free edition" and run a full scan with it. It has been very good at getting the extra nasty bugs out of my computer. BTW, he is a big fan of Mozilla Firefox. I use Google Chrome.

MOP
07-29-2010, 08:44 PM
Redirection is always another bug buried in your system, the two programs below are two of the best. They both have free versions and are well worth having on your machine.

http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php
http://www.superantispyware.com/

You are also entitled to down load Microsoft Security Essentials, it is a free full security suite that covers all the bases. I have been running it for about 7 months it has worked flawlessly, and obviously designed and written by the maker who's product it protects.

http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

blackboat
08-15-2010, 09:08 PM
Redirection is always another bug buried in your system, the two programs below are two of the best. They both have free versions and are well worth having on your machine.

http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php
http://www.superantispyware.com/

You are also entitled to down load Microsoft Security Essentials, it is a free full security suite that covers all the bases. I have been running it for about 7 months it has worked flawlessly, and obviously designed and written by the maker who's product it protects.

http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/






Recently picked up a bug, I had cleared it up,all except for the redirect issue. Tried Avast,Spybot,Window Defender. They all kept coming back OK. So I tried Security Essentials, That found it ,Worked like a charm. Thanks for the tip!!

Carl C
08-15-2010, 09:14 PM
Recently picked up a bug, I had cleared it up,all except for the redirect issue. Tried Avast,Spybot,Window Defender. They all kept coming back OK. So I tried Security Essentials, That found it ,Worked like a charm. Thanks for the tip!!

I like the superantispyware free edition.

firesailor
05-29-2011, 12:24 PM
Check your computer for bugs man.... I'm quite sure that there are still some left in your system.