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Why does it take me somewhere else when I click on a Google link ?

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Why does it take me somewhere else when I click on a Google link ?

It takes me to some generic page that has the subject. I can't even back page to get out of it.

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Re: Why does it take me somewhere else when I click on a Google link ?

This type of behaviour can be caused by malware. 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 be of help - 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: