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error404.com Hijacker. help?


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#1 Comcrap

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Posted 10 November 2009 - 03:03 PM

I don't have long before this laptop gets reformatted anyhow, but I have an issue.

I was browsing for images of a city when all the sudden my PC locked up and a exe called SPOOLS.EXE or something close forced itself to run on my computer. Then it was attacked by various malware hidden in tmp files ( I use opera browser.)

I ran some anti virus and anti malwarebyte and also Combofix, and it seemed to get rid of most of it, but now I get this weird browser behavior.

Every so often while on the internet, it opens a new tab (as if it were trying to open a new window. Thank god for tabs) and it redirects me to a site called
http://error404.com/index.php
...It's annoying and I don't know if it's a symptom of a much larger problem. It did that before, so I guess the antivirus didn't get rid of it.

If you can help me get rid of this quickly today, that'd rock.

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Posted 11 November 2009 - 04:13 PM

Take a read through this and then start a fresh thread in this forum and post accordingly. Please don't forget to include a brief description of your problem, and somebody will be along as soon as.
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