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When I open a new tab, the tab opens to "FromDocToPDF" and a search enhanced by google. I want the new tab to open to google search page. How do I remove the "FromDocToPDF" path on new tabs?

When I open a new tab, the tab opens to "FromDocToPDF" and a search enhanced by google. I want the new tab to open to google search page. How do I remove the "FromDocToPDF" path on new tabs?
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Hi  !

That 'From Doc To PDF' is (as you probably already suspected) a browser hijacker, that you of course will want to get rid of.

Go to the 3-bar menu (or   'Tools') => Addons => Extensions and look for any unfamiliar or suspicious looking extensions, like e.g. :

SafeSearch Incognito SearchAssist Incognito Search for Fire Fox 1.6 SafeSearch ch SafeSearch net Converter.onesearch org File Convertor and Search Addon Findwide Search Engine 1.7

When you find any : remove them.

Do the same in Windows' Control Panel => Programs.

However :   most malware will be 'hiding' somewhere , so let's run malware scans :

Further information can be found in this article :
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners.
They all work differently   -   what one program doesn't pick up, the other might.

Also see : http://www.myantispyware.com/2017/03/26/how-to-remove-from-doc-to-pdf-from-mac-windows-chrome-firefox-safari/

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Happy112
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Hi  !

That 'From Doc To PDF' is (as you probably already suspected) a browser hijacker, that you of course will want to get rid of.

Go to the 3-bar menu (or   'Tools') => Addons => Extensions and look for any unfamiliar or suspicious looking extensions, like e.g. :

SafeSearch Incognito SearchAssist Incognito Search for Fire Fox 1.6 SafeSearch ch SafeSearch net Converter.onesearch org File Convertor and Search Addon Findwide Search Engine 1.7

When you find any : remove them.

Do the same in Windows' Control Panel => Programs.

However :   most malware will be 'hiding' somewhere , so let's run malware scans :

Further information can be found in this article :
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners.
They all work differently   -   what one program doesn't pick up, the other might.

Also see : http://www.myantispyware.com/2017/03/26/how-to-remove-from-doc-to-pdf-from-mac-windows-chrome-firefox-safari/

Hi ! That 'From Doc To PDF' is (as you probably already suspected) a browser hijacker, that you of course will want to get rid of. Go to the 3-bar menu (or &nbsp; 'Tools') => Addons => Extensions and look for '''any unfamiliar or suspicious looking extensions''', like e.g. : SafeSearch Incognito SearchAssist Incognito Search for Fire Fox 1.6 SafeSearch ch SafeSearch net Converter.onesearch org File Convertor and Search Addon Findwide Search Engine 1.7 When you find any : remove them. Do the same in Windows' Control Panel => Programs. However : &nbsp; most malware will be 'hiding' somewhere , so let's run malware scans : Further information can be found in this article : <BR> https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no <BR> '''Run most or all of the listed malware scanners.''' <BR> They all work differently &nbsp; - &nbsp; what one program doesn't pick up, the other might. Also see : http://www.myantispyware.com/2017/03/26/how-to-remove-from-doc-to-pdf-from-mac-windows-chrome-firefox-safari/

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Great instructions, thanks so much!

Great instructions, thanks so much!
Happy112
  • Top 10 Contributor
562 solutions 5694 answers

Chosen said

Great instructions, thanks so much!

My pleasure - I'm glad you rid of that 'nuisance'  !

''Chosen [[#answer-1021279|said]]'' <blockquote> Great instructions, thanks so much! </blockquote> My pleasure - I'm glad you rid of that 'nuisance' !
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I am so frustrated and confused. Somehow I made the mistake and now have that FromDOC to PDF. I can't find anything to delete. I've gone to Remove Programs, Run Scans from Spybot and Avast. I just can't believe I was stupid enough to end up having this terrible thing on my computer. I even followed a suggestion about going to About:Config and nothing there.

But EVERY time I open a new Tab up comes that From Doc to PDF page. I went to "Customize and found the option to add it to my Toolbar and did that thinking I could just delete it. NO!!

Is there any simple solution for me? I've checked my Add-Ons and nothing there either.

Is there a Registry item I need to delete. I'm leery about messing with the Registry. I would so appreciate a simple solution.

Thanks.

I am so frustrated and confused. Somehow I made the mistake and now have that FromDOC to PDF. I can't find anything to delete. I've gone to Remove Programs, Run Scans from Spybot and Avast. I just can't believe I was stupid enough to end up having this terrible thing on my computer. I even followed a suggestion about going to About:Config and nothing there. But EVERY time I open a new Tab up comes that From Doc to PDF page. I went to "Customize and found the option to add it to my Toolbar and did that thinking I could just delete it. NO!! Is there any simple solution for me? I've checked my Add-Ons and nothing there either. Is there a Registry item I need to delete. I'm leery about messing with the Registry. I would so appreciate a simple solution. Thanks.