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How To Remove Google Redirect Virus? - Solved

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The Google Redirect Virus is one of the most annoying types of malware that you can have. The “Google redirect virus” is where every search engine you go on has random redirects to price comparison websites or some other make-money scheme.  The virus will be making your computer run very slow as well as redirecting all the search results that you go on. You will eventually reach the site you want, but only after clicking on the links 2 or 3 times.>


Three step to solve this problem

Step 1 - please download the following file and save it to a removable media such as a CD/DVD, external Drive, or USB flash drive.


select Run As or Run as Administrator. If you are using Windows XP, you will be prompted to select a user and enter its password. It is suggested that you attempt to login as the Administrator user. For Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you will be prompted to enter your Administrator account password.


Step 2 - Now we must first end the processes that belong to Win 7 Antispyware 2012 & Vista Antivirus 2012 and clean up some Registry settings so they do not interfere with the cleaning procedure. To do this, please download RKill to your desktop from the following link.

RKill Download Link - (Download page will open in a new tab or browser window.)

When at the download page, click on theDownload Now button labeled iExplore.exe download link . When you are prompted where to save it, please save it on your desktop.


Step 3 - There have been reports of this infection being bundled with the TDSS rootkit infection. To be safe you should also run a program that can be used to scan for this infection. Please follow the steps in the following guide:

How to remove Google Redirects or the TDSS, TDL3, or Alureon rootkit using TDSSKiller

If after running TDSSKiller, you are still unable to update Malwarebytes' Anti-malware or continue to have Google search result redirects, then you should post a virus removal request using the steps in the following topic rather than continuing with this guide:


Update : Fix Network if does not connect to internet

Winsock is an API interface which is used in Microsoft Windows for the program to communicate with other computers via the TCP/IP protocol, and it will cause Internet or networking problem if it’s damaged or corrupted.

1) Click here to download this WinSockFix if you want to try! This is popular freeware, so don’t worry about the cost! :)

2) After downloading the program, you can just double click the program to run it. Advise you to click on ReG-Backup to backup the current registry first, after that click Fix to try solving your networking problem.

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