why is there a new tab on startup about firefox android...and i cant stop it from showing up
i have a extra tab coming up on start up of firefox...it is a ad.for firefox android....how do i get rid of this....it keeps coming up every time
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- Garmin Communicator Plug-In 184.108.40.206
- Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_37 for Mozilla browsers
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- VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2
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- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0
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You must have something installed causing it to pop up everytime. Is this SweetIM?
I would also like to advise you to check your computer for malware; See below.
You can try some of the following programs to scan for malware:
- MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware
- TDSSKiller - AntiRootkit Utility
- Microsoft Security Essentials (A good permanent anti-virus if you don't already have one)
Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.
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Modified by Andrew
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