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Kudos0

URL redirects no malware detected

On my computer with norton security installed I'm getting random URL redirects on a large number of websites including my website, Google, support.norton.com, Bing, microsoft's main page, YouTube all of them have one thing in common they open a new tab and give a redirect to a page designed for advertising. On top of that I have run Norton Power eraser today and guess what 30 seconds after I open Microsoft Edge a new tab opens while I'm visiting your website from a link found in your antivirus product. One of those websites that the redirects lead to appears to be a webpage designed to trick people into giving them their emails by using an AI that impersonates a 31 year old female in who then asks them to create an account after a while. That particular website is liable to be put under charges because they have a video of a female who is wearing clothing that look like it would be used in a sex club if the movies are correct in how they show them and I hit the cancel button on the JavaScript witch means that they didn't have my consent in fact they were told no and showing that auto play video without consent is a punishable offence in my country due to the sexual nature of the video. 

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Kudos0

Re: URL redirects no malware detected

Hi, and welcome. Try running Malwarebytes Free Edition, which may help to pick up the redirects you're experiencing.

Windows 10 X64 Creators Update
Kudos0

Re: URL redirects no malware detected

Also you can try installing an ad blocker in your browsers. Often these redirects come from malicious coded ads on the web sites.

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Kudos0

Re: URL redirects no malware detected

So you are saying that Symantec puts ads on their website that managed to bypass the ad blocker with the highest rating possible and is available from the Windows store and lead to a fake Norton Support. 

Kudos0

Re: URL redirects no malware detected

So you are saying that Symantec puts ads on their website that managed to bypass the ad blocker with the highest rating possible and is available from the Windows store and lead to a fake Norton Support. 

Not sure where you see anyone saying that. 

You did not mention you already had an ad blocker in your original post. I suggested it because malicious ads are often the cause of redirects like you are seeing.

F 4 E suggested running MBAM to see if there is some adware PUP that may have gotten on your system, Possibly Unwanted Program. While they are annoying, they do not cause damage to your system. Some people actually want the 'Features' offered by these programs. They are usually downloaded alongside a legitimate download when you do not uncheck the option for the additional download.

Norton products concentrate on malware that can damage your system, that is why some PUPs are not detected.
 

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Kudos0

Re: URL redirects no malware detected

I have tried several different things to remove it from reinstalling Windows to Norton's virus protection promise to searching for PUPs to clearing all data from my internet browser to contacting my computer manufacturer with no success yet I still have this problem with my internet browser even after going through steps that would normally eradicate most PUPs and malware yet I still find these problems with my computer in fact  for some reason I get even more problems 5 minutes after every single one of these stops it happens again and no one can seem to do anything about it. I’ve even been told by Microsoft and my computer's manufacturer that the only way to fix this might be to delete my entire hard drive by reformatting it witch would mean that I'd lose around 8gb of photos and videos and several gb of custom power points due to not having a working drive to backup everything to. 

Kudos0

Re: URL redirects no malware detected

I would suggest you sign up at one of the free Malware Removal sites below. Do not try to do anything on your own as it could make things harder for the Malware Removal expert at that site to help you. Choose one and stay there until your system is clean.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/
http://www.cybertechhelp.com/forums/
http://forums.whatthetech.com/
http://qmalwareremoval.freeforums.net/

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