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Ultimate Geek

# 218058 24-Jul-2017 10:15
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I've got mailware stuck on my machine, I've googled it but can't find much to solve it.

When I use chrome (and only chrome) anything I search in chrome,, etc goes via and into

I've run anti virus, mailware programs like unhackme, spybot, malwarebyte and hitman with not luck. I've tried the simple uninstall, reinstall and reset default settings and as expected no error. 

I got this error Thursday, nothing installed showing in Control Panel.

Any ideas who how to start removing it. Currently doing a regedit search for go.redirect and it's searching as I type.

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  # 1828221 24-Jul-2017 10:22
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Check your Chrome extensions. Possibly either there is a rogue extension, or one has been compromised.

Keep calm, and carry on posting.




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Ultimate Geek

  # 1828225 24-Jul-2017 10:29
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Cheers, I've removed all extensions, searching for go.redirect in m registry also came up with nothing.




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Ultimate Geek

  # 1828236 24-Jul-2017 10:43
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Sounds like Combofix to your rescue!


Seriously, I got screwed over royally and Combofix was the only thing that could touch it. Amazing piece of software.

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Uber Geek

  # 1828238 24-Jul-2017 10:45
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  # 1828239 24-Jul-2017 10:47
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Sounds like Combofix to your rescue!


Seriously, I got screwed over royally and Combofix was the only thing that could touch it. Amazing piece of software.



Until W10 wasn't supported :/

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Ultimate Geek

  # 1828267 24-Jul-2017 11:26
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Thanks for the reply, but still not resolved. Nothing in my task manager



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  # 1828268 24-Jul-2017 11:30
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Have you run a scan with Adwcleaner?


Another program from the same guys that make Malwarebytes Antimalware.




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Ultimate Geek

  # 1828278 24-Jul-2017 11:53
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Yip just tried that, no better.


It's only chrome.


Considering a PC rebuild next.

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  # 1828338 24-Jul-2017 13:01
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why not just uninstall chrome and reinstall it 




also check the shortcut for chrome as it may have flags written in the command line that are the culprit 

Lock him up!
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  # 1828347 24-Jul-2017 13:12
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I just went through an issue with Chrome, not the same, but there might be parallels. If your Hosts file and DNS checks out, try completely uninstalling Chrome. Delete any and all Chrome settings in the user/app folder (even better, everything Google if that doesn't make you lose too much), run CCleaner to get rid of any residue, run Chrome cleanup tool to double-check, shut down, unplug, wait, go to alternative download site and download standalone installer for your machine, install, see if that fixes the problem. 



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