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  1. thebluebumblebee

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    Hi,

    My son is having a problem with his system taking him to different web sites than he intends. Today, it took him to www.multiplaygameservers.com. It has taken him to MSN.com and Google.com before. All have been benign. (XP Pro 32) I've tried ipconfig /flushdns and sometimes it works while other times it does not. We use SpybotS&D, AVG free AV, and are behind a NAT and firewall router.

    Ideas???
     
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    Goto C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\ open the hosts file with notepad or wordpad.

    The only entry under the comments should be:
    127.0.0.1 localhost
     
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    SpybotS&D has inserted a huge list of domain names but they are all 127.0.0.1
     
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    We've tried Winsock and will post hijackthis info if needed.
     
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    Just now had a customer bring me a laptop with similar issues.
    Ran Winsockfix, loaded AVG with jump drive, ran installer and
    it didn't install (I-net blocked by trojan).
    Unpluged internet, Unistalled, re-installed AVG installer from JD
    plugged in internet right after clicking run and it all went fine.

    Found;
    Malwareremover.bot (trojan)
    Gamevance (several types, all trojans).
    I believe multiplaygameservers,com is their site, but im not going there to check.
     

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