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    ib.adnxs.com virus help

    Apparently, this virus attaches itself to browsers and redirects searches, etc. I use Firefox. I've spent the afternoon searching for, and trying, solutions to eradicate the virus but have been unsuccessful. Anyone here dealt with the virus?

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    Re: ib.adnxs.com virus help

    For weird browser viruses like that, I usually update to the latest version of Malwarebytes (or Spybot), restart my computer, then run Malwarebytes (or Spybot) as administartor before doing anything else. Fixes it most of the time.



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    Re: ib.adnxs.com virus help

    I would start with Kaspersky's TDSSKiller

    **Note this is a link to an executable and it will download when you click on it.**
    TDSSKiller


    Edit: Link explaining TDSSKiller
    Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller


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    Re: ib.adnxs.com virus help

    Burn the computer. Kill it with fire.



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    Re: ib.adnxs.com virus help

    Man, you guys are good. Got home from work, and the problem was gone. How'd you guys do that?! <g>

    Before leaving for work yesterday afternoon, I replaced Malwarebytes with a new download version. It was this new version, I think, that kicked out the virus.

    "Burn the computer. Kill it with fire." You jest (right?), but I'm Luddite at heart. Often, I'm tempted, I'm tempted. . . .


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    Re: ib.adnxs.com virus help

    Quote Originally Posted by cychosis View Post
    For weird browser viruses like that, I usually update to the latest version of Malwarebytes (or Spybot), restart my computer, then run Malwarebytes (or Spybot) as administartor before doing anything else. Fixes it most of the time.
    Second this! Malwarebytes!



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