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I noticed an issue with Firefox about a week ago whenever I performed a search using Google. Every link in the search results page that I clicked on would redirect to a non-relevant site that looked very suspicious. The suspicious web site is called clickcheck.ru. Once I was redirected to the suspicious site, it would than take me to an advertising site.
How to fix the Clickcheck.ru redirect problem
There are only three steps to remove this redirect problem. To fix this Firefox redirect problem you will need to download GooredFix and save it to your computer (Desktop).
- To run the tool, double-click it (XP) or right-click and select Run as Administrator (Vista/Win 7).
- Click “Yes” when prompted to allow GooredFix to automatically check for and remove infection.
- Flush out your DNS Entries (see instructions below)
How to Flush out DNS Entries
- Start Menu – Run
- Type in cmd for command prompt
- Type in ipconfig/ flushdns and press Enter.
You should now be able to click on search results without being redirected using your Firefox browser.
It’s important not to forget step 3 (Flush out your DNS entries) as soon as you have finish running Gooredfix.
About the author: Frank Jovine publishes many articles about security threats along with removal instructions and other technologies. Visit his site TechJaws to stay up to date on the latest security threats and more.