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My browser has been infected with a virus that is not showing up in a scan. When I do a Google search and click on the desired site, I am diverted to some completely unrelated commercial site. Can this be fixed? in English

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My browser has been infected with a virus that is not showing up in a scan. When I do a Google search and click on the desired site, I am diverted to some completely unrelated commercial site. Can this be fixed? in English

In Firefox I did a search for Alaksen ( wildlife refuge). The search results were appropriate. Clicking on any site in the Google search diverted me to various commercial websites that were completely unrelated to Alaksen.

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Re: My browser has been infected with a virus that is not showing up in a scan. When I do a Google search and click on the desired site, I am diverted to some completely unrelated commercial site. Can this be fixed? in English

Try running several malware scanners. It is best to run several as each will pick up things that the others miss. Some scanners you can try are:

This link may also be of use - http://deletemalware.blogspot.com/2010/02/remove-google-redirect-virus.html

If the above malware scanners do not find any malware or can not clear it, you should consider posting in one of these forums for specialized malware removal help: