Why can't I reach google.com

Question

When I type www.google.com in my IE version 6.0 the web address Google I get http://ehttp.cc/?www.google.com comes up. Also, everytime I open my IE version 6.0 the web address http://%68%6F%6D%65%70%61%67%65%2E%63%6F%6D%[email protected]%77%77%77%2e%65%2d%66%69%6e%64%65%72%2e%63%63/%68%70/ comes up. I have tried to reset my homepage, but it keeps resetting. I have Avast! on my computer as the virus scanner and I have Spyhunter as the spyware scanner.

Answer

This question was answered on May 3, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

You have Trojan.Popdis Trojan.Popdis is a Trojan horse that modifies the registry keys and overwrites the Hosts file To correct this problem connect to this site http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/trojan.popdis.html and they will walk you through it.

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Posted by Ezequiel of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 3, 2004