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When I do a google search in IE8 all links are redirected to adsense.previewmediastation.com.

My antivirus software (Norton) is not picking anything up. How do I get rid of this?

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Does it happen in IE safe mode or in Chrome? – SLaks Jun 28 '11 at 16:09
    
Not chrome. What is ie safe mode? – TheMoot Jun 28 '11 at 16:27
    
In the Start Menu, under accessories. – SLaks Jun 28 '11 at 16:30
    
Take a look at superuser.com/questions/100360/… as well. – nhinkle Jun 28 '11 at 18:08
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You probably have a BHO (Browser Helper Object) that is being evil.
Go to Tools, Manage Addons in IE and disable everything.

Also, look for suspicious entries in shexview and autoruns.

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Then use HijackThis to examine them and remove any from companies you don't recognize, or that are blank. – KCotreau Jun 28 '11 at 19:13

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