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G-day mate,

I am having problems with my PC.

Whenever I go to web addresses i am getting Google search results instead of the page i am looking for (i am typing the addresses into the address bar, not my search engine bar :) ) and i am also sometimes redirected to random web sites. I am unable to run some programs like Windows Live Messenger (platform error) and My Anti-Virus software (AVG 8.5 professional) will not scan my computer. I also do not have the rights to run or change cleanup programs like 'Hijack This' and your 'Malwarebytes Anti-Malware' programs. Windows defender is no better :) . It has been getting progressively worse over the past week or so.

I am running Windows XP Professional. My Anti-Virus is AVG 8.5 professional.

I have read through the forums for some general advice on similar problems however i am not game enough to try anything on my own as i don't want to make things worse :/ .

I am more than willing to allow remote access to my PC if this will help? it is on almost 24/7 so i don't really need to be here if you want to look at stuff or whatever. I thank you in advance for your assistance.

Kind regards,

Mr. Bojangles

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