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How do I get rid of clkpop malware?

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Somehow I have downloaded a malware called clkpop that highjacks my mozilla ans sends me to some ad pages it also sometimes freezes the browser.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

One week ago

Installed Plug-ins

  • Facebook Video Calling Plugin
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.2
  • Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102
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  • Google Update
  • WidevineMediaTransformer
  • 4.0.60831.0
  • Sling Player Plug-In for Mozilla
  • NPWLPG
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • np-mswmp

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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Swarnava Sengupta 482 solutions 3135 answers

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

See also "Spyware on Windows": http://kb.mozillazine.org/Popups_not_blocked and Searches are redirected to another site