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#1 lindalinda

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Posted 27 July 2004 - 12:02 PM

Whenever I search a topic on Google, the first few search results are usually from 2020search.com and other strange sites. The result is not relavant, and just adds my topic into the search description. I sent a letter to e-mail to Google, and they say it's a malicious software I installed. How can I detect it?

#2 dave38

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Posted 27 July 2004 - 05:47 PM

This is a known exploit.

Try this: -
Copy the contents of the quote box to notepad:

REGEDIT4

[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{CC905FF6-B553-496C-9DFA-CFF65ADCD0FC}]
[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\PROTOCOLS\Filter\text/html]
[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\searchrep.SearchRepPP\CLSID]
[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\searchrep.SearchRepPP.1\CLSID]


Hit save as
save as filename: clear.reg
Under the filename set to all types, and save it to the desktop.

Close all IE's, double click the clear.reg
when asked to merge say yes.

Then search for and delete this file:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdhmd.dll

If you get a message that the file is in use, reboot and delete it.

Then please download Hijack this
Copy it into its own folder, doubleclick HijackThis.exe, and hit "Scan".

When the scan is finished, the "Scan" button will change into a "Save Log" button.
Press that, save the log, do Ctrl-A to Select All, and copy its contents here. Most of what it lists will be harmless or even essential, don't fix anything yet.
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