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why does firefox autostart when I switch computer on

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why does firefox autostart when I switch computer on

why does firefox autostart when I switch computer on

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  • -HBLite Firefox Plugin
  • Photodex Presenter Plugin 3,00,0,1992
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • npdnu
  • npdnupdater2
  • 6.0.12.775
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Album Plugin Utility Module
  • GEPlugin
  • 3.0.50106.0
  • Office Live Update v1.5
  • NPWLPG
  • RealPlayer(tm) HTML5VideoShim Plug-In
  • Google Update
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_20 for Mozilla browsers
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.2.8) Gecko/20100722 Firefox/3.6.8 GTB7.1

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Shawn
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Firefox launches automatically when your computer starts

If you have nothing Firefox related in your startup folder, Your issue may be caused by Malware. You can run and update the following free anti virus software:

1. Malwarebytes (Free version) - http://www.malwarebytes.org

2. Spybot Search & Destroy - http://www.safer-networking.org

3.Spyware Terminator - http://www.spywareterminator.com

In addition, there are a number of forums you can use to help get rid of your infection. These include:

[[Firefox launches automatically when your computer starts]] If you have nothing Firefox related in your startup folder, Your issue may be caused by Malware. You can run and update the following '''free''' anti virus software: 1. Malwarebytes (Free version) - http://www.malwarebytes.org 2. Spybot Search & Destroy - http://www.safer-networking.org 3.Spyware Terminator - http://www.spywareterminator.com In addition, there are a number of forums you can use to help get rid of your infection. These include: *[http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ Bleeping Computer] *[http://forums.spybot.info/ Safer-Networking Forums] *[http://www.spywarewarrior.com/index.php Spyware Warrior Forums] *[http://www.spywarewarrior.com/index.php SpywareInfo Forums]