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redirsvc

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redirsvc is a virus which is not documented on this site. You can google its behavior. It slipped through Norton 360. It lodges in the registry - HK Local Machine. I paid Norton to kill it and they spent well over an hour. After purging the registry items, it persisted. Then they had to "reset" Firefox, they erased my extensions. That seemed to work. I am not blaming the extensions for infecting me, that is just where it lodged. Apparently, redirsvc is a new style virus, very difficult to dislodge and detect. In order to kill redirsvc, both the registry and firefox must be cleaned. I am not asking a question, just reporting this since it appears no where else on mozilla.

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At least you got rid of it (we hope).

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Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of.

You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software:

Microsoft Security Essentials is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one.

Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

At least you got rid of it (we hope).

===================================

Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of.

You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software:

Microsoft Security Essentials is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one.

Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us!