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firefox browser has been hijacked

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Somehow mywebsearch has become my default browser. My homepage is now run by conduit. I did not authorize this. Can anyone tell me how to remove these hijackers?

Somehow mywebsearch has become my default browser. My homepage is now run by conduit. I did not authorize this. Can anyone tell me how to remove these hijackers?

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

a few weeks ago when I downloaded Page Plus

Installed Plug-ins

  • MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.2
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6.3.633
  • Google Update
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_29 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.60831.0
  • NPWLPG
  • BrowserPlus -- Improve your browser! -- http://browserplus.yahoo.com/
  • The Hulu Desktop Plugin allows Hulu.com to integrate with the Hulu Desktop application.
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:9.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0.1

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