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  #2008360 5-May-2018 11:43
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Those are not usually redirects, they are either malicious adverts with scripts or else some dumb website that lets people post scripts that then change the top document. redirects are going to a different location in the same place normally, not taking over the top document of the page.

 

You need to visit less crap places and deploy ad/script blocking. Redirects are a normal part of the web and blocking will also break link shorteners, and also many image hosts etc where the embed URL will sometimes redirect out to the CDN that has the image etc.





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  #2008364 5-May-2018 11:51
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A virus was the first thing I thought of when I got a redirect saying (talking) that "Microsoft has detected a virus on your PC." Ring 'number' to have us remove it. Closing this window will force us to disable your PC, etc. I downloaded Bitdefender and ran Malwarebytes as well as Microsoft's Windows Defender. Nothing was found. The URL was a giveaway (should have looked at this first) as it was nothing to do with Microsoft. The redirected browser page was also hard to close and it reopened several times. 





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  #2008365 5-May-2018 11:52
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Those are not redirects. They are malicious scripts.





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  #2008368 5-May-2018 12:01
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It's hard to tell the difference as a user. Another tab or web page does open up which I assumed was a redirect. If it is a malicious script one has to be careful not to visit a site that has them but you don't know the site is compromised till you do visit it. 





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  #2008369 5-May-2018 12:06
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Scan your PC with Malwarebytes free home edition

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  #2008381 5-May-2018 12:31
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you have tried all the steps I would have tried except clear DNS cache for windows 10 where redirects may occur. Try this.

 

https://www.google.co.nz/search?ei=OfXsWoT0FYS10AT09Y3IAw&q=clear+dns+cache+windows+10&oq=clear+dns+cache&gs_l=psy-ab.1.0.0i71k1l8.0.0.0.7438.0.0.0.0.0.0.0.0..0.0....0...1c..64.psy-ab..0.0.0....0.lzKX44FCb1s 

 

I had a similar thing several years ago called duckduckgo virus which was eventually was found by Norton NPE.

 

 



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  #2008400 5-May-2018 13:25
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Hopefully all redirects (if there were redirects) are now cleared.





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  #2008402 5-May-2018 13:41
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Once upon a time there was an addon for Firefox called NoScript that could sort out this kind of stuff, no sure if it still applicable anymore for the latest Quantum versions of Firefox.

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First thing, in control panel, internet, reset to default
Reset/default Chrome & FF. Install ublock addon
Dont use IE :-)

 

In Firefox, I use Ublock and a popup blocker .
It sounds like your PC is infected though , so too late to use a blocker addon untill its cleaned up.


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