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How to I remove "search conduit," and "mywebsearch?"

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My computer has been kidnapped by programs named "search conduit" and "mywebsearch" which I do not want. I have tried to go to Control Panel and remove them but they are not listed, so they must be malware. How to I remove these nuisances?

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  1. MyWebSearch
  2. Conduit Search
  3. You MAY need to change a preference if when typing one or two words in the URL/Location/Address Bar sends you to some search page other than the one you expect. To reset your default URL/location bar search provider:
    • Enter about:config in the address/URL bar and press the Enter key
    • If you see a warning, accept it (Promise that you will be careful)
    • Filter = keyword.URL
    • Below the Filter, if keyword.URL is bold, right-click on keyword.URL and choose "Reset"
    • Filter = conduit
    • Below the Filter, right-click on any items and choose "Reset"
    • Filter = myweb
    • Below the Filter, right-click on any items and choose "Reset"
    • Restart Firefox (File > Restart Firefox)
    • See: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Keyword.url
  4. You MAY need to reset your homepage if some search page that you do not want or expect opens when you start Firefox. Firefox can open multiple home pages. Home pages are separated by the "|" symbol.


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