help please google????

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  1. Colin and Jaen Andrews

    Colin and Jaen Andrews Read Only Funster

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    just tried to access google and got

    welcome to nginx :Eeek::Eeek::Eeek:

    what have i done :Doh::Doh: - lol - anyone know why and what I can do to sort ????

    thanks in advance x
    cheers Jaen:thumb::thumb:
     
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    a little more info would be usefull....what browser are you using?

    When you say access it do you mean install it ?
     
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    ok so no idea what brouser - i just use the laptop - google always there just clicked on it in favourites and away i went - weird:Eeek: - everything else normal - x
     
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    It seems to be a virus.
     
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    oh dear

    looks like busy tomorrow sorting this thanks for help - much appreciated bit dinner calling so logging off - thanks everyone xx
     
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    Hmmmm... it says that it's a redirection virus but what do I know?
     
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    nginx is a proxy server site, used by people trying to hide where they really are. The way that some people use expat sheild to access bbc iplayer when abroad

    have you installed any new software recently?
     
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    nginx (eNGINe X) is actually a full blown webserver like apache.. It can also act as a forward proxy.

    It looks like you are being pointed at a webserver that doesn't have any content. Or your proxy settings have been surreptitiously changed to allow the nasty people to send you anywhere they want.

    Check the proxy settings in your browser..
     
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    Hi everyone

    Many many thanks for all your advice:thumb::thumb: - did what it said to do and did not have the associated files to get rid of so not there - weird:Eeek: - deleted google out of my favourites - went to ask.com to find google - put it back in favourites and now all working ok.:thumb:

    The wonders of IT - does my head in sometimes:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Hey ho - appreciate all the advice - always someone to guide you on motorhome fun:thumb:

    Cheers xx
     
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