I'm still looking into why I keep getting redirected to paid ads sites when clicking on Google search page links. When clicking a link from the results page for any sites listed in those results, I find it strange that the first time I click it it redirects to an unrelated paid ad site. Yet when I close the new window/tab and click on the same link a second time it actually works.
Well those are the symptoms, so if anyone is familiar I would like to hear from.
And yes I did start a thread about this once before and after refusing to follow "orders" received several citations. I am still investigating the redirects and frankly suspect that it has something to do with Google does no evil, but to eliminate the possibility of malware I did eventually try the routines recommended at the start of this post, which brings me to the first question here...
Just what is expected of the GMER Rootkit Scanner? What does it do?
The reason I ask is because after letting it run on a brand new quad core with a mirror raid and Windows 7 it crashed the computer. Upon restart, file structures needed to be repaired. So I didn't get a chance to save the scan log and guess what, I am definitely not going run that software again on this computer.