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My browser(Edge, Mozilla, Chrome, IE) redirects me to a porn page in Russian. The problem persists even after scanning with a long list of anti malware programs in safe mode as well an normal mode. Even antivirus programs like Norton and Bitdefender are not detecting anything.
Firstly I was facing this problem with my windows 10 pc, after transferring some file over flash drive my windows 8.1 pc started behaving exactly the same.
One weird thing i noticed is that google is not showing me any ads across any of its service like youtube etc and the ad links shown on the search results page are not working, but on visiting other sites my browser redirects to a porn page with different URL every-time.
Although not seeing ads is good, but may be google is blocking the pornographic content in the ads.
The question is why am I getting redirected to porn page and I am being targeted for porn ads.
Please help me resolve this problem as I have been struggling with this problem since two days.

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Here's a thing.

Scanners don't look at what the home page or links you have in the browsers. This is not a bug or omission.

Some items we have to deal with ourselves. If the browser's home page is such, you need to change that to where you want it to go.

I'm seeing more and more folk that didn't know this.

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I have done that, please have a look at my post once again.

I have reset my browsers several times, reset my windows once, checked all the home page settings, checked all the extensions installed in the different browsers, checked the same in safe mode, ran several scans by different malware removal and anti virus tools, even checked the windows task schedule library.

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Since it's not budging. Here's where to go next.

Time for bleepingcomputer.com.

Go there and read the rules and how to make a good post so you get the best service. They use a lot of tools we don't here.

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Re: redirect

- Can you tell when it happens, that redirecting. Like: I type cnet.com in the address bar and I'm being shown ....
- Does it happen also in a new local (that is: not a Microsoft logon) Windows account you make to test this?

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Here is what you asked.

First I encountered this problem when I went to a news paper site (epaper.indianexpress.com/), which is a highly respectable site in my region.
Browser goes to the legitimate site then it redirects automatically. I have noticed it with other sites as well but less often.
I cant connect to sites recommended by google as an ad, on its search results page.
The page to which my browser redirects to is same every-time, but URL is different.
One of the URLs to which my browser redirects is "http://zebmok.ozwvd.com/v/gRXkow7LPGB8r4mYMmUM2HtUm9kP8Q"
I am not encouraging anyone to visit this URL, as it has Nudity also it poses a threat for security.

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2nd answer

I refreshed my windows 10 machine, and the problem persisted.

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