Zeroaccess Rootkit doing the rounds!
It was embedded down in the depths of how the computer accesses the Internet, causing connection problems, redirects (you put something in, it takes you somewhere else or to a different search) and random popups.
One nasty thing to remove! It's NOT one we'd recommend a novice to try and sort. Come to us instead. No data loss, no problems!
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