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Not sure if this is the right section but I recently was playing runescape and when I went to exit the web page I was redirected to a fake virus scan found a video of it here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deGpnSdZ05o

When I exited I used task manager to shut it down so I'm not really worried about if I got a virus but I am wondering how I might have been redirected to this page. My moms computer is infected and I'm wondering if it could be origionating from their some how. I don't know much about viruses so any help is appreciated.
    
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Typically you get redirects like that either from shady sites, or if you're already infected with some sort of virus, spyware, or other malware. If you were just on Runescape and not any other sites it is very likely you are infected with something and I would get that taken care of ASAP.
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How would you suggest getting rid of it? I just recently reformatted and it seems that I am constantly havin problems. The only sites I reall use are Runescape, OCN and Yahoo for email. I have MSE and it didn't detect anything. Is it possible that it could be linked to my moms infected computer being on the same network?

Edit: Also to be more specific this redirecting was the first and only time this has happened this format. It happened when I exited the tab.

Edit again: I have tried MSE, MBAM and Spybot. none of them have found anything on my computer. Are there any other programs I should try?
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I don't think it could go through the network but not sure. It could just be a one time thing from who knows what, so I wouldn't worry about it too much if it never happens again. You can post a hijackthis log and that's a good way to look for malware on your computer.
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