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Posted 14 February 2013 - 14:31
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Posted 14 February 2013 - 14:48
Why would a virus do such a thing - makes NO sense.. Opening up sites that it wants, sure - opening sites to ads, ok..
But if you open a file and opens tabs with each word?? I highly doubt its redirecting anything, more like just seaching for the word or opening the domain what word matches up too. Sounds more like a bug with the file opening process to me.
So are you just clicking on these html files, or are you in firefox doing open file?
Posted 14 February 2013 - 15:17
Posted 14 February 2013 - 15:23
okay, i followed everything on this page: http://malwaretips.c...redirect-virus/
but no luck
Also, this only happens when i open .html outside of browser. If i open any html file from file menu of browser then it opens normally. If i double click on any .html file than it opens in an unusual way redirecting and searching for file name words..
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Posted 14 February 2013 - 16:31
I might be wrong but imo there's a high probability that the problem is in the registry. Re-installing Firefox or removing any temp files wont change anything.
I don't know where the html/htm files shell open options are for firefox on your OS. But the problem is probably related to this entry in the registry. Follow Budman advice (post #23).
Posted 14 February 2013 - 16:32
Ok, let's try this:
Delete everything in the following folders:
C:\Users\Froggy\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\"FF default user".default
Now, re-dl Firefox. Uninstall Firefox. Make sure all Firefox entries are gone, then check:
Make sure the Mozilla folder is gone from there also. Run Ccleaner and make sure to use the regclean mode of Ccleaner. Reinstall Firefox and hopefully everything is good to go.