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my new tab gets hijacked with ( http://www.adoresearch.com/431?tag=newtab ). I am not able to get new tab to open in google.com. plz suggest solutions.

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this has started happening today when i discovered a new toolbar of 'searchqu' when i opened mozilla. Also there an addon named 'yontoo' which I dont remember installing.

this has started happening today when i discovered a new toolbar of 'searchqu' when i opened mozilla. Also there an addon named 'yontoo' which I dont remember installing.

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hey guys, I have just upgraded to firefox 12 and this problem has been fixed.. actually this has been happening due to an extension called 'DataMngr'. So, if you are having the same problem just remove this extension

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philipp
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hey guys, I have just upgraded to firefox 12 and this problem has been fixed.. actually this has been happening due to an extension called 'DataMngr'. So, if you are having the same problem just remove this extension

hey guys, I have just upgraded to firefox 12 and this problem has been fixed.. '''actually this has been happening due to an extension called 'DataMngr'. So, if you are having the same problem just remove this extension'''

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See these threads about searchqu/searchnu: *[[/questions/816181]] *[[/questions/790833]] *[[/questions/816181]] (DataMngr) *http://bit.ly/searchqutoolbar *http://www.ilivid.com/faq.htm#8 *http://www.beyourownit.com/forum/security-malware-issues/4758-searchnu-searchqu.html
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I have updated Firefox and cleared the extensions too but was still there so I went back into Options and reset my homepage again and it has worked

Thanks for the help

I have updated Firefox and cleared the extensions too but was still there so I went back into Options and reset my homepage again and it has worked Thanks for the help