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despite following the program instructions I cannot get rid of the search engine Startmysearch. please help.

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I have Start my search start as soon as I open Firefox. I ran malwarebytes to get rid of unwanted programs, and this cleared this particularly annoying bar from starting in all browsers except Firefox (the browser I use most!). I reset MSN as my homepage, and set my homepage to open when I start Firefox. Guess what? When I open Firefox, Start my search opens! MSN is still my home page, but despite followong all the instructions from Start my search I CANNOT get rid of it. Can anyone help please!

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Hi, please try working through this article, and this article. Hope you can get rid of it!

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Hi, please try working through this article, and this article. Hope you can get rid of it!

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Thank you for your help. The only way I could get rid of it, after going through all your suggestions was to uninstall firefox, delete every file and folder I could find to do withe My stare search on my hard drive, then reinstall firefox. The files and folders were not easy to delete either!!!

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Separate Issue; Your System Details shows;

Installed Plug-ins

Advanced SystemCare 7 Safari Plugin DLL Advanced SystemCare 7 Opera Plugin DLL

Shockwave Flash 17.0 d0 Shockwave Flash 14.0 d0 Shockwave Flash 15.0 d0 Shockwave Flash 13.0 d0

Having more than one version of a program may cause issues.

Flash; Grab the uninstaller from here: Uninstall Flash Player | Windows Uninstall Flash Player | Mac Then reinstall the latest version.

Flash Player Version 16.0.0.305
https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html
Shockwave Director Version 12.1.7.157 http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/