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URL Redirection due to Adware

Everytime I open my email particularly my yahoo and hotmail accounts Im always redirected to a different site. Before my email page is completely open it will be immediately directed to a different URL. Anybody who could help me out on this matter. I have already installed an adware removal software but still the problem persist. Thanks.

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Not sure what anti-spyware software you are using. Make sure it is not one of the fake or ripped-off programs.

Try to run Ad-aware SE and Spybot S&D scanners:

Ad-aware SE - http://www.majorgeeks.com/download506.html
Spybot-Search & Destroy - http://www.safer-networking.org/index.php?page=mirrors

Update the programs prior running a scan.
Reboot after using the programs.

Next, download CWShredder from Intermute. Install it then run the CWShredder.exe to fix anything it will find.

Once done, reboot is recommended. Proceed to Housecall http://housecall.antivirus.com/housecall/start_corp.asp

What Operating System do you use? Please note then post here the URL where the page is redirected.

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That is one of the newer infections.
See here:
http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6132-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=47070&messageID=558253
Download HijackThis to its own permanent folder where it can save backups.
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html
http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/HijackThis.exe
If those links are not working, extract from http://www.downloads.subratam.org/hijackthis.zip
To create a folder:
Click My Computer, then C:\
In the menu bar, File->New->Folder.
That will create a folder named "New Folder", which you can rename to "HJT" or "HijackThis".
Now you have C:\HJT\ folder.
Double-click on the .exe to scan.
After Scan, the Scan button changes to Save Log. Click that, save it somewhere.

Do not post a HJT log in this forum. Do Ctrl-A to Select all, and then copy and paste it in a new post on one of these forums:
- http://www.computercops.biz/

- http://forums.spywareinfo.com/

or any listed here: http://www.a-sap.org

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