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Obnoxious Scareware tab reopens on start. How to start without unwanted tab and only home tab

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Accidentally got to “scareware” tab that refuses to close, flashing light, siren and voice insisting my pc should not be shutdown on pain of losing data. Trying to compel calling a “Microsoft Engineer “ at 1-844-387-0777 and or entering user name and password.

I regain control by ending process in program manager (Ctrl-alt-delete) but restarting Firefox brings me back to obnoxious tab again. Norton scan shows pc (running windows 7) is not infected with anything known. Other browser (chrome) works fine.

Ausgewählte Lösung

You are likely seeing this because the tab is being restored each time you open Firefox.

I'd do the following:

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Ausgewählte Lösung

You are likely seeing this because the tab is being restored each time you open Firefox.

I'd do the following:

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Thanks for the quick response! Malwarebytes found nothing. Starting in safe mode did the trick.