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Discus and support Search Engine in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; Hi Everyone I have had a recent problem which I believe is identified as a browser virus. When Firefox and Chrome startup they both browse to the... Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by ellellell1, Nov 30, 2015.

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    Hi Everyone

    I have had a recent problem which I believe is identified as a browser virus. When Firefox and Chrome startup they both browse to the search engine I have checked through all files and folders in my computer, searched for the name in my C:/ drive, looked through all extentions and addons.

    I have removed the program itself through uninstalling it, but obviously it hasn't gone. I have cleared and reset cookies and cache for every browser. I am doing a full system scan now and so the only solution I believe now is it will be a problem in the registry?

    I am able to browse to google, which is find and it randomly sometimes redirects me to add pages. Any help is greatly appreciated.

    ellellell1, Nov 30, 2015

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    Glad to have helped. Sounds like you did some very good troubleshooting!

    (If a reply was the solution please mark it as the "Answer" and/or "Solved My Problem" or if it was helpful please mark it as "Helpful". Those help others find the proper solutions.)

    Moving everyday, going further on,


    Rob Brown -
    Microsoft MVP
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    SpiritX MS MVP, Nov 30, 2015
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    I want to uninstall Bing search engine that came with Microsoft 10 and would like to know how Please help
    LyndaCohen-Priegel, Nov 30, 2015
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    Here is also and image:

    Search Engine [​IMG]
    ellellell1, Nov 30, 2015
  5. Edwin New Member
    Edwin, Nov 30, 2015
  6. Thanks for that.

    I was actually looking at the same page myself. It looks as if it has worked but I am a bit confused of how to approach step 3.
    How would I check through arguments?

    Edit: I found how to edit the targeted webpage. Thanks for your help Edwin *Wink
    ellellell1, Nov 30, 2015
  7. Rob1953 Win User
    I'm also suffering from a browser (IE 11) hijack from

    I've tried various tools such as Malwarebytes, Spybot and a fully paid version of SpyHunter but none of them will remove it from my system. I've also tried resetting IE 11 as various web sites suggest.

    Is there a manual method to remove this threat from my PC?
    Rob1953, Nov 30, 2015
  8. Edwin New Member

    Search Engine

    Follow the link from the two previous posts:
    Edwin, Nov 30, 2015
  9. f14tomcat Win User
    Try ADWCLEANER, careful what you check off, just do the browser related entries.
    f14tomcat, Nov 30, 2015
  10. I would agree, personally I used CCleaner to remove it. Is it the actual malware infection on your computer (software on your computer) or the homepage is forced to be redirected to

    Look at step 3 on the article to manually edit the shortcut target.
    ellellell1, Apr 5, 2018

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