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I am infected with scour.com redirect virus. My McAfee is not finding and addressing it. How do I get rid of the scour.com redirect virus?

Kuphostiwe

When I do a google search, I get a bunch of results. However, when I click on a link, it goes to a different webpage - not the one shown on the search page. Sometimes it comes up at scour.com.

I looked up scour.com on Wikipedia, which states that there is a "redirect virus" that is infecting my computer. It cited "Mozilla Support." So, I am asking the Mozilla Forum - How do I get rid of the virus? McAfee is not finding and removing it, and neither is Malware Bytes anti-malware software. Any suggestions?

When I do a google search, I get a bunch of results. However, when I click on a link, it goes to a different webpage - not the one shown on the search page. Sometimes it comes up at scour.com. I looked up scour.com on Wikipedia, which states that there is a "redirect virus" that is infecting my computer. It cited "Mozilla Support." So, I am asking the Mozilla Forum - How do I get rid of the virus? McAfee is not finding and removing it, and neither is Malware Bytes anti-malware software. Any suggestions?

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I do a google search

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I ran a full scan using McAfee and Malware Bytes anti-malware, but I still have the virus.

Vaxfiend 0 izisombululo 2 izimpendulo
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Where do you find the registry file? Did you so a safe-mode start up to edit it? Any help is much appreciated!

Where do you find the registry file? Did you so a safe-mode start up to edit it? Any help is much appreciated!
jscher2000
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Hi Vaxfiend, to make changes to the Windows registry, you use the program regedit.exe (Start > Run, or Vista/7 search box).

HOWEVER, please make a backup of your computer and read up on the registry before going in there.

Hi Vaxfiend, to make changes to the Windows registry, you use the program regedit.exe (Start > Run, or Vista/7 search box). HOWEVER, please make a backup of your computer and read up on the registry before going in there.
jbaldwin 0 izisombululo 1 izimpendulo
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what worked for me was uninstalling and reinstalling the browser...this even works with IE..though you just have to download the same (or newer version) of IE and it will remove the previous version even if its the same as the one you are currently using

what worked for me was uninstalling and reinstalling the browser...this even works with IE..though you just have to download the same (or newer version) of IE and it will remove the previous version even if its the same as the one you are currently using