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Help needed to remove annoying feature when I click on a weblink, mackeeper open up in another tab. I use an IMAC

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Everytime I attempt to open a link or go to a new page an annoying tab open ups in firefox with an advert for mac keeper. I am using OSX 10.9.5 and Firefox 48.0.2

Everytime I attempt to open a link or go to a new page an annoying tab open ups in firefox with an advert for mac keeper. I am using OSX 10.9.5 and Firefox 48.0.2

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Provides information about the default web browser
  • The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
  • Displays Java applet content, or a placeholder if Java is not installed.
  • Shockwave Flash 22.0 r0

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.9; rv:48.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/48.0

More Information

FredMcD
  • Top 10 Contributor
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Chosen Solution

Mac Malware Scanners https://discussions.apple.com/message/29938930#29938930 You can also try https://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/mac/index.html

Question owner

thanks, worked first time! great recommendaiton and very helpful.

thanks, worked first time! great recommendaiton and very helpful.
FredMcD
  • Top 10 Contributor
4224 solutions 58953 answers

Glad to help. Safe Surfing.

Glad to help. Safe Surfing.