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How do you get rid of "JS:Redirector-E [Trj]" Virus?

by mail_larrym5 / April 2, 2009 3:52 AM PDT

Does anyone have any sugestions as to how I can get rid of the JS:Redirector-E [Trj] trojan virus? It has somehow, become embedded in my "homepage" when I use the Mozilla Firefox browser and I can't use that browser now without tripping the "redirect" and virus signal. I use Avast for a anti-virus program--but it let this trojan virus through.

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Did you try.....

to clean your java cache in Firefox?

To clear the Java Plug-in cache:

1. Click Start > Control Panel.

2. # Double-click the Java icon in the control panel.
The Java Control Panel appears.

more instructions with pictures here:


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by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 2, 2009 9:54 AM PDT
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It infects index*.* and default*.*
by rdkelsey / March 26, 2010 2:16 AM PDT

I downloaded these files, which sets off the alert in McAfee. McAfee claims they cleaned these files but at the very bottom, after the </html> tag there is a script call ... it looks like a long string of characters and numbers inside carrots <adkfjadklddf>

I removed this and all seems to be OK.

A couple weeks later the same thing is happening. I am thinking I did not clean each and every instance of a index or default file.

Trying again now.

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