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how do I get rid of this: http://www.searchnu.com/406 when firefox is started, I don't want it.

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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?

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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philipp
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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.

Remove a toolbar that has taken over your Firefox search or home page Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware

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/

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 [http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free free version of malwarebytes]. [[Remove a toolbar that has taken over your Firefox search or home page]] [[Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware]] 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/
cor-el
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See also these threads and pages about searchqu/searchnu: *[[/questions/816181]] *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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