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when I open the history box, at the bottom, right under the Yahoo icon is an icon for a porn program. How do I get rid of it?

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when I click the history box, at the bottom below the Yahoo tab there is a tab for a porn site. How do I get rid of this. I have already removed Firefox and have reloaded it. The line was still there It says free live chat, nude cams, sex shows, adult streaming....

when I click the history box, at the bottom below the Yahoo tab there is a tab for a porn site. How do I get rid of this. I have already removed Firefox and have reloaded it. The line was still there It says free live chat, nude cams, sex shows, adult streaming....

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Do a malware check with some malware scanning programs on the Windows computer.
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 their databases before doing a scan.

You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller.

See also:

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Chosen Solution

Do a malware check with some malware scanning programs on the Windows computer.
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 their databases before doing a scan.

You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller.

See also:

Do a malware check with some malware scanning programs on the Windows computer.<br /> 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 their databases before doing a scan. *Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:<br>http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php *SuperAntispyware:<br>http://www.superantispyware.com/ *Microsoft Safety Scanner:<br>http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx *Windows Defender: Home Page:<br>http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/defender/default.mspx *Spybot Search & Destroy:<br>http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html *Kasperky Free Security Scan:<br>http://www.kaspersky.com/security-scan You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller. *http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/solutions?qid=208280684 See also: *"Spyware on Windows": http://kb.mozillazine.org/Popups_not_blocked

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Thanks for the help, your solution worked, as well as uncovering and removing other issues that I was unaware of.

Thanks for the help, your solution worked, as well as uncovering and removing other issues that I was unaware of.