Go Back   nV News Forums > Software Forums > Gaming Central

Newegg Daily Deals

Thread Tools
Old 03-04-05, 03:09 PM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 74
Default Please help me correct this problem when surfing Gamespot

Whenever I go to Gamespot's website, all pictures on that site are a picture of tablets:

And whenever I click on that picture i always get sent to this site:


I've scanned my pc with the latest version of Ad-Aware Pro but it doesn't pick up any infected files on my comp. I'm also running Zone Alarm latest version too
stubby is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-05, 03:26 PM   #2
eat. sleep. overclock.
jAkUp's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Chino, California
Posts: 17,744
Default Re: Please help me correct this problem when surfing Gamespot

lol yipes

try scanning your system with the microsoft anitspyware software.. it seems to pick up more stuff than ad-aware
965xe || evga x58 classified || 3x evga gtx 480 || 6gb g.skill || win7 x64
jAkUp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-05, 07:34 PM   #3
Registered User
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Posts: 580
Default Re: Please help me correct this problem when surfing Gamespot

Sounds like someone modified your hosts file.

Basically it has a list that looks like this... (with a fake example)


Now, if someone modifies your hosts file, they can send you where *THEY* want you to go.

So, if their are files coming from images.gamespot.com and they want you to hit the medicine website, they put the IP address next to the images.gamespot.com website and instead of going there, you end up at the medicine website.

images.gamespot.com XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX (xxx's would equal the IP address to the medicine website)

I use the hosts file to remove content I don't want to see.

Ads and such. Put an entry to the ad server with and you don't get ads from that address because is not a valid address.

Gentle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-05, 10:39 PM   #4
Registered User
Sgt_Pitt's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Australia
Posts: 820
Default Re: Please help me correct this problem when surfing Gamespot

127.* is an IP loop my schooling is paying off woot
i7 920 640g/b Raid 0 Corsair 64gig SSD Gigabyte EX58-UD3R 3x 27" Eyefinity 2x5870 crossfire Antec true 750w Logitech G15 6 gig kingston ddr3 1033
Windows 7 x64 Web design:http://www.advancedws.com.au:http://www.nobletrading.com.au:http://www.rackingaudits.com.au:http://www.imhandling.com.au
Sgt_Pitt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-04-05, 10:56 PM   #5
SH64's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Indiana
Posts: 12,202
Default Re: Please help me correct this problem when surfing Gamespot

dumb1 .. is that you ??

have you tried M$ anti-spyware ? .. it could help fixing this up .

- "My name is RAM and my tank is full"

http://warhawk64nv.mybrute.com/ <-- pupils go thaarrr! Or,
SH64 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Problem connecting Pioneer VSX-S300 to Nvidia Ion - flat panel scaling solves it? wild_oscar NVIDIA Linux 3 06-17-12 07:18 AM
HDMI overscan fix for multiple resolutions + Zod Engine Problem. cheechr1 NVIDIA Linux 0 06-11-12 02:27 PM
Post working out problem with 40.xx trying to work problem out, ONLY system specs b5fan NVIDIA Windows Graphics Drivers 11 10-19-02 09:17 AM
nv30 problem rumor bob747b Rumor Mill 37 10-10-02 03:14 PM
Nvidia Go on laptop, black border within XFree86 problem raxip NVIDIA Linux 3 07-31-02 10:58 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:02 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.