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Learn More is the site i am now being redirected to every time I attempt a google search. Is this Malware / trojan software, and, if so, how do I get rid of it! Thankyou. in English

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When entering anything / any query into google

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== today

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Hello Nick H,

Yes, that's malware. There are different ways to remove the malicious software:

First, open your host file with notepad. Your host file is stored at C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts. Make sure that your hostfile says " localhost" and there's no more line. If you see one more line, delete it. Then go to the Control Panel->Network Connections and right-click your network and choose "Properties". Then, select "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" and click Properties. Make sure “Obtain an IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically” are selected and click "Okay" to save. After that, open Firefox and go to Tools ->Options. Click "Advanced" and select the Network tab. Then press the "Settings" button. Make sure that "No proxy" is enabled and click "Ok" to save.

If those steps didn't help, use anti-malware programs to scan your system. here are some Malware Removal Links: Safer Networking , Malwarebytes , Spywareterminator , Microsoft's Malware remover.