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I am trying to find a probably virus that Malware bytes is not detecting. I have also tried other antivirus software.

What files are run when I click to open "Internet Explorer"? I think one of those files is changing my registry: "MigrateProxy = 1". I have done several afternoons of random searching and checking my computer settings and this seems to be VERY relevant. I change the value to: "MigrateProxy = 0" but as soon as I open IE, it changes back to "1".

background:

I ran across a window that said I needed to install Bflix to continue so I started to install it. After declining the 3rd or 4th suggested addons, I realized that I was probably installing malware. I began trying to cancel but I think it still set "searchonme.com" as my webbrowser, homepage, and my search agent/whatever.

I have since been trying to undo everything that it did. AV/AM software is not ending with clean scans, but I still cannot browse the web. I deleted the addon "searchonme.com".

At first, it would ALWAYS say: "It appears you are connected to the internet but......please try to reconnect to the internet." Now after a few days of me "correcting" settings, deleting malware, etc etc.....I get "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage." or ....

When I type in www.google.com, the address bar changes to http:/// and the page says "The address is not valid." Google is the only "not valid" site I have tried.

Please help!!??

--TJ

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>When I type in

[www.google.com,

the address bar changes to http:/// and the page says "The address is not valid." Google is the only "not valid" site I have tried.<

Try http://google.com - You are showing 3 slashes after the http:, this also registers as Not Valid for me -

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