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Hello and thanks to whoever takes this topic I use Firefox and I am running Windows XP with Service Pack My problem is that when Google Redirect - I click Google Redirect - on a link on a Google search page Google Redirect - the link is redirected to various ad sites If I go back to the original Google search page and re-click the same link it will usually go through to the proper site although it sometimes requires a third click before I get to where I want to go When it is redirecting to an advertising site I can - briefly - see the address quot search-tracker net quot displayed at the bottom of the Firefox page in that area where you can see the address of a link if you hover over it with your mouse What I've done so far to try to fix this problem banned cookies from search-tracker net tried to run anti-malware software including Advanced Spywear Remover which removed about instances of malware or spyware but not the one I am trying to fix PCcillian which would not run at all and Malware Bytes again would not run after installation What I've done to prepare for your help Gone through the steps to ensure my XP firewall is engaged it is Run DDS see report below and attached zip file I will be away from my computer from Thursday June to Sunday June Please be assured that if you write during that time I will respond on Monday morning unless I am called to attend a birth which is possible in which case I'll get back to you as soon as I am able Please be aware that a birth can take up to three days Any replies that I receive before Thursday morning I will respond to right away Thanks for your understanding --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- DDS Ver - 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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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Hello Doulatron,Sorry about the delay. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.Please do this:1. Download HijackThis? here: Click 'Do a System Scan and Save log'.The HJT log will open in notepad.Thanks,tea
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A:External drive not recognized despite my day long attempt at Google fu

What do you mean by the point #9. Did it really worked well on different computers? Have you replaced cable or anything before connecting it to different computer?

The reason I'm asking it because you've already tried everything we could suspect off for the external hard drive to not work properly.

Instead of connecting it externally, try connecting it directly to the motherboard using SATA/IDE cable and see if it may start properly and allows you to see your data properly.

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A:Got a challenge/mystery -- browser/website redirect

Login as a Admin on that system.
Get a command prompt and enter these two commands:
ipconfig /flushdns​net stop "dns client"​quit the browser and restart it. Now access a good site (aka this one) and then a site you are having issues with.

What's the results?
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You don't have a video card...
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Asus 1201N at Amazon

Asus EeePC 1201N
Mfg Part # 1201N-PU17-BK
Pre-order at Amazon @ $499

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Here's the download page:

Please look through the downloads and select your card
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good gaming laptops don't come cheap mate. HP's are about the best you'll get though.
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SQL server is fine, but EXPENSIVE. Try MySQL
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This is a run-of-the-mill combo-drive CD-Rewriter/DVD-reader (available from e.g. LG, Toshiba etc.) combined with a run-of-the-mill 7-in-1 card-reader (available from e.g. Jessop, Belkin etc.) in perhaps a special external case.

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You need to spend that amount on a decent PSU alone!
Enermax, Antec TruePower, the Fortron PSUs from 400w onwards (with 12cm fan). I love the Hiper Type R 480w.
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As you're here?

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Go to Start/Run/and paste in regsvr32 /i shell32.dll click Ok

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The symptoms you report are a strong indication of infection.

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I think it's Java or Javascript that does it (one or the other!)
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A friend at work experienced the same problem on his PC. Turns out he had a corrupt indexing file. You could try posting the details from Event Viewer, if that is possible. I wouldn't be able to help you interpreting them, but maybe some of the more experienced members could.

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Instructions here:

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Laptop freeze apparently HD issue (?)

Last edited by mailpup; 9 Hours Ago at 08:33 AM.. Reason: Logs removed per Broni's request. Not malware issue.Click to expand...

Based on this action, I'm assuming someone determined that I don't have a virus, and perhaps they looked at a later post with disk test results to surmise that I have a HD issue. If I am wrong, please let me know. I appreciate the feedback. (And if indeed this thread is in the wrong location, please relocate.)

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edit: According to Adaware 6.0 has an update that takes care of these. Please try that first.

I went to the pages myself... (Were you connected to the 'net when you did this?)

Is a direct URL to what they claim to be the searchextender removal tool. See below first, but if that fails download these "tools" to try to fix this...

For HomeSearchAssistant.

I'm gonna save myself time, and guess the last one is

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Go HERE and follow the instructions carefully. Print them out if you can.

Once you have done that post a new Hijackthis log.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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You were calling crazykid999 names, I think you are up with him in the same group!

Clean out your PC and come back with a new log when you have ONLY ONE antivirus program and ONLY ONE firewall.

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You seem to have done your homework already.
Boot in Safe Mode.
Switch System restore OFF.
Press Ctrl/Alt/Del simultaneously, select Taskmanager/Processes, select the process (if there), click "End Process" for:

Next, run HJT on its own and place a tick-mark in the square before it (if still there):
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\eiqak.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\eiqak.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = about:blank
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\eiqak.dll/sp.html#28129
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\eiqak.dll/sp.html#28129
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = res://C:\WINDOWS\system32\eiqak.dll/sp.html#28129
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {7F1A3AF4-B347-19CF-19D8-E0A8C516A78A} - C:\WINDOWS\sdkar32.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [iply.exe] C:\WINDOWS\iply.exe
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O23 - Service: Workstation NetLogon Service ( 11F#`I) - Unknown owner - C:\WINDOWS\apirb32.exe (file missing)

When done, delete the highlighted bold files.
Boot normal. When all OK, switch System Restore back on.
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I don't have any little dog,just a magnifying glass "searching"
Have you tried
Start Menu/Search ?
Do a chkdsk for errors.

This is how it should look.
I don't have that file.
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Or here:
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There are some network problems somewhere.

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Go Here and follow the instructions. It will help you.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

I have just checked out the site you refer to with both Firefox and IE with no problems.

I would suggest therefore that your IE may have been hijacked.

Go Here and follow the instructions.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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Found in Google all over the place
Start->Run-> regsvr32 /i shell32.dll


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Jake, I'm going to have your thread moved to more appropriate forum. They can help you find the reason for the crashes and stabilize the system. Once that has been done, if you are getting redirected in the searches, you can return to this forum and I'll have you run the scans.

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& which toolbar would that happen to be ?
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its not a virus either...pc is clean.

it happened after i did a system recovery

cant open C drive or D drive...or any other drives by double clicking

I ALSO CANT BURN CD'S the regular i had to download a burning program...i can burn thru the burning program but not without it

ONE LAST PROBLEM I HAVE,is when i start my pc it says media center reciever error...and it keeps popping i had to disable it from starting thru msconfig.....

A:When I Double Click Any Disc Drive It Goes To Search

i have the same problem plz . someone help us ?
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Just last night for the first time I have had trouble getting into My computer that is where my c and d and w drives are located Also I can t get into My Documents file that is where my downloads like music are located and the third one that doesn t respond is the findfast file search where you type in a Documents My My Search Access File Computer Or Cannot specific file or folder and it brings them up The problem is whenever I click on one of the three I get the same damn message that being Cannot Access My Computer My Documents Or File Search Explorer has caused an error in BHO LL Explorer will now close If you continue to experience problems try restarting your computer Well I ran norton and did a full system scan and ended up with quaranteen files two of which have that trojan virus I also did repairs to everything along with disk framentation and disk integrity scan everything says okay but I keep having problems with this file How do I fix it nbsp

A:Cannot Access My Computer My Documents Or File Search

I had a similar problem once before but in my case there was a read error on the hard drive that was causing the problem. Same story- I clicked on my computer and it gave some error about Explorer, and I got the same from search etc. just like you. To fix this one you might have to reinstall windows, but I would back up your files first. You might have to slave your hard drive to another computer to do that or move the files off to a USB drive or something. In my case I didn't have another computer to slave the files to, but I did have an external hard drive and a copy of BART PE. I was able to use the file manager program in BART PE to copy and paste all my files onto an external USB drive. Then I bought a new hard drive (because I knew the one in question had read errors on it) and formatted and installed windows on it. If your problem is just caused by a virus you might get away with doing Windows repair with the XP CD, or you might have to repave it (format and reinstall).
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This is one I've never seen before.

In a WinXP SP2 environment, if you double-click on a folder, it does not open the folder, but it pulls up the Search for Files or Folders application. The computer does not have one of those fancy mice (nor the software for such) where you can re-program what the clicks do. Everything else I looked at in File and Folder setting, Mouse, etc, is otherwise normal. I'm presently scanning for virii and spyware, but I do wnat to know if anyone else has seen this and what was done to fix it.

Many thanks.

A:Double-click pulls up Search

No one can help me??

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This is probably an easy question that someone can answer.

The search button in my start menu does not work. The one at the top in any folder does but not the one in the start menu. Whats wrong?

A:Search button not working

Try the system file checker It might not work,but it`s quite a fun thing to do.
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nevermind - found my answer - thanks anyway!

nevermind - found my answer - thanks anyway!

(sidebar search - custom - autosearch settings - select choice from drop down menu for address bar search)

Can anyone please tell me how to get my desired search engine (either MSN search or Google) into the address bar. I guess when I installed yahoo messenger something in the program took over my address bar. I do not want to change my home page.

It still functions - as a search and with actual web addresses. It just doesn't use the search engine I want. (and I don't like using the sidebar Search option)

I have WinXP, IE 6.0

Thanks so much for any help!!!

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Quintura Search is available for test at

You can search the Web with one click!
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Does anyone know how to remove the search results that have been keyed into the 'search files and folders' drop down box in the past? Its really annoying when a list of past keyed searches keeps appearing. Thank you.



A:Win2k search files and folders drop down

Install MS TweakUi. One of the settings lets you delete a raft of search words/phrases.
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Please help, I'm running Windows XP sp2 with IE 6 and I can't search from the address bar.

I have norton's internet security 2005, norton's anti virus 2005, spybot search and destroy, spywareblaster and microsoft's anti-spyware beta 1, all have the lastest definitions and updates.

I have tried to do the fixes I found in past posts on the subject, but still get the ///?%20cats.

Although I'm new to this forum, I am not a newbie with computers nor am I a tech head. I know enough to be dangerous to my system, but obviously not enough to fix this problem.

thanks for any help you can offer

A:Can't search from address bar

Old problem, solved here I think:
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My computer shuts itself off anytime that I run any search on the hard drive. I am running Windows 2000. Anytime I manually search the drive or run a program like SpyBot that searches the drive it shuts down. I don't seem to have any other problems...yet. Any suggestions on what to look for or try.


A:Computer shuts off when I search Hard Drive

run a disk check and tick the box to fix errors.

right click my computer select properties and then the advanced tab.

Click on settings under startup and recovery and untick the box which says automatically restart,

Also set the write debugging information to none.

hope this helps!