Search engines (google, msn, etc.) don't work.

Posted: 10-04-2003, 06:05 PM
Hello, my search engines won't work, is there a security
issue i havent heard about? All other websites work, but
google, msn search, yahoo search etc. the "page
unavaiable" screen pops up. If you can help, it would be
much appreciated................Thanks, Rich

Search engines (google, msn, etc.) don't work.


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Re: Search engines (google, msn, etc.) don't work.
Posted: 10-04-2003, 06:20 PM
Hi,

It sounds like you've been infected with the Trojan.Qhost trojan.
Information regarding this can be found here.
http://securityresponse.symantec.com...an.qhosts.html

The removal tool for this trojan is available here:
http://securityresponse.symantec.com...oval.tool.html


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Gary Tsang
Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User



"Richard" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Hello, my search engines won't work, is there a security
> issue i havent heard about? All other websites work, but
> google, msn search, yahoo search etc. the "page
> unavaiable" screen pops up. If you can help, it would be
> much appreciated................Thanks, Rich

 
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