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We are on the internet. Everytime we click onto a website in the browser, it takes us to a medical, yellowpages, or other website that has nothing to do with our search. What is the problem?

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is it just one website? if so, which one? –  That Guy Mar 18 '12 at 20:47
    
possible duplicate of Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? –  Nifle Mar 19 '12 at 20:43
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closed as not a real question by Diago, DragonLord, slhck, techie007, Nifle Mar 19 '12 at 20:43

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Is your system infected with a virus or malware? Try scanning your computer with a security application.

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Open c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts with notepad. If you see that there are hundreds of hosts that points to 127.0.0.1 and the like you are infected by a virus/trojan/work/botnet/somekindamalware.

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-1 for slagging Windows by suggesting Linux will work better. Regardless of whether this is true or not, it is no help at all and doesn't answer the question. –  Wayne Johnston Mar 18 '12 at 23:13
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