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What is MyWebSearch?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by fireguy129, Jan 15, 2011.


  1. fireguy129

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    And how do I get rid of it? I thought I deleted the required files, but even with my internet options setting of google.com for a homepage, I still get mywebsearch as the homepage. AdAware says im clear, running hijack this now.
     

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  2. sjfrellc

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  3. fireguy129

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    Thanks, but I've done all that, 2x just to make sure, and I still can't get my home page set to google. The toolbar is gone, but I can't get my homepage away from mywebsearch. It's set correctly in internet options on the control panel.
     
  4. sjfrellc

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    Switch to google Chrome?
     
  5. IndyGunFreak

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    Zing.
     
  6. Sgt. Schultz

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    Did you do step 5? Try Malwarebytes and do it in safe mode.
     
  7. warwoes

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    malwarebytes got rid of it off the wifes comp.