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"Web Companion" has installed itself.. how can I remove it?

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"Web Companion" has installed itself on my PC and keeps hijacking or changing my browser to Bing.. then keeps offering to fix it.. which it doesn't, sugestions please? Can I remove this programe? I can't find it in the list of programes Please help..,

"Web Companion" has installed itself on my PC and keeps hijacking or changing my browser to Bing.. then keeps offering to fix it.. which it doesn't, sugestions please? Can I remove this programe? I can't find it in the list of programes Please help..,

Chosen solution

Ok.. searched for "Lavasoft" in my programes list, and was able to uninstall it

everything ok so far.
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  • Wacom Dynamic Link Library
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.10
  • Citrix Online App Detector Plugin
  • GEPlugin
  • Google Update
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 11.31.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Streaming plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Shockwave Flash 17.0 r0
  • 5.1.30514.0
  • Plugin for Wacom tablets.
  • Yahoo Application State Plugin version 1.0.0.7
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:37.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/37.0

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Chosen Solution

Ok.. searched for "Lavasoft" in my programes list, and was able to uninstall it

everything ok so far.
Ok.. searched for "Lavasoft" in my programes list, and was able to uninstall it everything ok so far.
FredMcD
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That was very good work. Well Done. Please flag your last post as Solved Problem so other will know.

That was very good work. Well Done. Please flag your last post as '''Solved Problem''' so other will know.

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xitop said

"Web Companion" has installed itself on my PC and keeps hijacking or changing my browser to Bing.. then keeps offering to fix it.. which it doesn't, sugestions please? Can I remove this programe? I can't find it in the list of programes Please help..,
''xitop [[#question-1058434|said]]'' <blockquote> "Web Companion" has installed itself on my PC and keeps hijacking or changing my browser to Bing.. then keeps offering to fix it.. which it doesn't, sugestions please? Can I remove this programe? I can't find it in the list of programes Please help.., </blockquote>

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How do I flag it as "Solved"?

How do I flag it as "Solved"?
FredMcD
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It has been flagged. When you want to flag a message as solved the problem, go to that message, and to its right is a link that you press.

It has been flagged. When you want to flag a message as solved the problem, go to that message, and to its right is a link that you press.