I have read some URL redirect entries here and tried to clean my system the same way. At times things seem to be clean for a minute and then all of a sudden Windows defender finds things which claims to have been cleaned. I would appreciate your help in giving me directions for cleaning my system. Please let me know if you need more information.
I have run Malwarebyte, spybot, ccleaner, superantispyware, and ESET online cleaning. I have included logs from Malwarebyte, ESET,and hijackthis .

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.41
Database version: 3118
Windows 6.1.7600

11/7/2009 3:00:07 PM
mbam-log-2009-11-07 (15-00-07).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 159559
Time elapsed: 17 minute(s), 8 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

ESETSmartInstaller@High as CAB hook log:
OnlineScanner.ocx - registred OK
esets_scanner_update returned -1 esets_gle=53251
# version=7
# iexplore.exe=8.00.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
# OnlineScanner.ocx=
# api_version=3.0.2
# EOSSerial=3b4b5e9e5d6973479fb4020466b4dafb
# end=finished
# remove_checked=true
# archives_checked=true
# unwanted_checked=true
# unsafe_checked=false
# antistealth_checked=true
# utc_time=2009-11-07 01:28:06
# local_time=2009-11-07 08:28:06 (-0500, Eastern Standard Time)
# country="United States"
# lang=1033
# osver=6.1.7600 NT
# compatibility_mode=5893 16776573 100 94 0 9143468 0 0
# compatibility_mode=8192 67108863 100 0 0 0 0 0
# scanned=61214
# found=1
# cleaned=0
# scan_time=1809
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\atapi.sys Win32/Olmarik.OF virus (unable to clean) 00000000000000000000000000000000

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:55:37 PM, on 11/7/2009
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\GPSoftware\Directory Opus\dopusrt.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\GPSoftware\Directory Opus\dopus.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://m.www.yahoo.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant =
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,CustomizeSearch =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHelperStub - {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Acrobat\ActiveX\AcroIEHelperShim.dll
O2 - BHO: Groove GFS Browser Helper - {72853161-30C5-4D22-B7F9-0BBC1D38A37E} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveShellExtensions.dll
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jp2ssv.dll
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Directory Opus Desktop Dblclk] "C:\Program Files\GPSoftware\Directory Opus\dopusrt.exe" /dblclk
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'LOCAL SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [Sidebar] %ProgramFiles%\Windows Sidebar\Sidebar.exe /autoRun (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\RunOnce: [mctadmin] C:\Windows\System32\mctadmin.exe (User 'NETWORK SERVICE')
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Send to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: S&end to OneNote - {2670000A-7350-4f3c-8081-5663EE0C6C49} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office12\ONBttnIE.dll
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~1\MICROS~2\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
O13 - Gopher Prefix:
O16 - DPF: {7530BFB8-7293-4D34-9923-61A11451AFC5} (OnlineScanner Control) - http://download.eset.com/special/eos-beta/OnlineScanner.cab
O16 - DPF: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000} (Shockwave Flash Object) - http://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab
O17 - HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{FC6A1E96-FC3B-4A15-8AAA-78B97D849F2F}: NameServer =,
O18 - Protocol: grooveLocalGWS - {88FED34C-F0CA-4636-A375-3CB6248B04CD} - C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveSystemServices.dll
O23 - Service: Acronis Scheduler2 Service (AcrSch2Svc) - Acronis - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
O23 - Service: Acronis Nonstop Backup service (afcdpsrv) - Acronis - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\CDP\afcdpsrv.exe
O23 - Service: PDAgent - Raxco Software, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk10\PDAgent.exe
O23 - Service: PDEngine - Raxco Software, Inc. - C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk10\PDEngine.exe

End of file - 4306 bytes

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I was hoping someone in here could guide me through this but had to take the road on my own. To make a long story short, I believe atapi.sys was the culprit. Kaspersky detected the problem but kept causing BSOD. I ran the tool in safe mode and right after it removed the offending virus, it caused my system to go blue screen (in safe mode). Then I tried windows recovery which claimed was not able to recover but after I rebooted, it turned out that it had removed Kaspersky and everything seems to be running fine now. I read a few things about Kasperky having problems with Windows 7 but not everyone is affected the same way. Well, it did have a problem on my machine but it actually also fixed the main problem too. I thought this might help somebody.

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