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why is alot toolbar and search showing up instead of firefox or regular google search with msn as my homepage.


The Alot search powered by google is showing up instead of my homepage and we never authorized Alot on our computer msn is supposed to be my homepage and mozilla firefox is supposed to show up.

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  • The Hulu Desktop Plugin allows Hulu.com to integrate with the Hulu Desktop application.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_26 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • 4.0.50401.0
  • Bing Bar
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.5"


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:5.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0.1

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David McRitchie 321 solutions 3089 answers

see this response marked as solved https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/questions/814358?s=alot+toolbar&as=s

found with the search on this page If it solves your problem, please mark this thread as solved.