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Anyone else fed up with this new Google BS?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by old_tony, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    I'd say about three-quarters of the time I do a google search and click on the link I want I get redirected to a website that has nothing to do with what I want and have to click "back" to get where I want.

    Is anyone else experiencing this or is it a virus I now have? I've done a few scans that show nothing.
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I've had nothing of that sort happen.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I have never experienced this.
  4. bostonbred

    bostonbred Guest

    Never had that happen either.
  5. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    OK, so I'll assume I have a virus, even though my scans (Malware) show nothing. Now, how do I get rid of it if my scans don't show it?

    Has anyone even heard of this sort of a virus?
  6. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    My friend has it. Not just google, any link.

    To get around it... copy and paste things instead of clicking links. Or get some virus scan software.
  7. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Just skipped Google and used Yahoo. Same effing thing happened.
  8. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    It's Obama. He's on to you. Repent! Repent!
  9. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    It's a byproduct of the layoffs.
  10. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Tony, get yourself hooked up with Hi-Jack this and scan your system that way. There's another site that'll tell you what's good and what isn't. I might be able to help you out if you need, though it's pretty self-explanatory if you follow the directions closely. If you don't, you could really fuck your computer up more!
  11. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Buy a Mac. :)
  12. D-Backs Hack

    D-Backs Hack Guest

    What tony is experiencing sounds pretty intense, especially if the virus programs aren't picking it up. I'd call a Geek Squad guy or somebody like that to check it out.

    Even if you don't surf porn, you'd be amazed at the stuff that can get in your computer over time. I had mine cleaned a few years ago, and they said that there were more than 100 viruses in the thing.

    Come to think of it, my computer is probably due for another cleaning, since it's been running a little slow.
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