how do I get rid of this: http://www.searchnu.com/406 when firefox is started, I don't want it.
when I try to use firefox I get the message screen that firefox cannot connect to: http://www.searchnu.com/406, well I don't want to cconnect to this server, how do I get it off of firefox?
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this sounds like a problem possibly caused by malware on your pc. please go to firefox > addons > extensions & remove any suspicious entries (toolbars, things that you have not installed intentionally, don't know what purpose they serve, etc). also go to the windows control panel / programs and remove all toolbars or potentially unwanted software from there and do a full scan of your system with the security software that you have in place and/or a different tool like the free version of malwarebytes.
afterwards install the search reset addon - it will revert the most common customziations those adware programs do in firefox back to the default: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/searchreset/
See also these threads and pages about searchqu/searchnu:
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