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I keep getting an advert coming up which prevents me using google ie cars4all.biz icannot get rid of it

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Over the last day whatever information i request an advert comes up called cars4all.biz to wich i cannot get rid of help please to rid me of this item

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My father just phoned me with the same issue in Firefox on his Windows XP machine. It turns out there was a Firefox Add-on called "XUL Cache". Disabling this Add-on appeared to fix the problem.

I'm not sure how it got there or if this is a permanent solution, but it got him up and running for now.

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Do a malware check with a few malware scan programs. You need to use all programs because each detects different malware. Make sure that you update each program to get the latest version of the database.

http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php - Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware http://www.superantispyware.com/ - SuperAntispyware http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html - Spybot Search & Destroy http://www.lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware_free.php - Ad-Aware Free http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/defender/default.mspx - Windows Defender: Home Page .......... See also "Spyware on Windows": http://kb.mozillazine.org/Popups_not_blocked

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My father just phoned me with the same issue in Firefox on his Windows XP machine. It turns out there was a Firefox Add-on called "XUL Cache". Disabling this Add-on appeared to fix the problem.

I'm not sure how it got there or if this is a permanent solution, but it got him up and running for now.

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thank you. disabling the XUL Cache took care of it!

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I had the same problem, but I would encounter it whenever I'd use Google, Yahoo, Bing, pretty much any search engine. I must have downloaded 20 different anti-malware/antivirus programs & scanned my laptop 100 times but I never could get rid of the issue. I disabled the XUL Cache though & everything's fine now! Thank you SOOOOO much!!!