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"Smartbar" and "backstage.html"

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I began seeing in my firefox 20.0.1 browser history these strange links today:

backstage.html --->file:///C:/Use rs/Feufollet/AppData/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/vyq1eip1.default/extensions/%7Bb6ac5e3c-5ceb-4e72-b451-f0e1ba983c14%7D/chrome/CT3225826/content//tb/backstage.html

and

Smartbar ---->file:///C:/Users/Feufollet/AppData/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/vyq1eip1.default/extensions/%7Bb6ac5e3c-5ceb-4e72-b451-f0e1ba983c14%7D/chrome/CT3225826/content/tb/al/al.view.html

I my computer security compromised? Are they viruses, malware or spyware?

Thanks, anyone, for your help!

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Extension ID {b6ac5e3c-5ceb-4e72-b451-f0e1ba983c14} is DataMngr which is apparently malware.

  1. Close Firefox and try to uninstall the add-on from the Windows Control Panel. If you can't find a DataMngr entry, look for something labeled "Mediabar".
  2. Update your anti-virus and perform a full system scan.
  3. Install and update MalwareBytes' Antimalware and perform a full system scan.

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Chosen Solution

Extension ID {b6ac5e3c-5ceb-4e72-b451-f0e1ba983c14} is DataMngr which is apparently malware.

  1. Close Firefox and try to uninstall the add-on from the Windows Control Panel. If you can't find a DataMngr entry, look for something labeled "Mediabar".
  2. Update your anti-virus and perform a full system scan.
  3. Install and update MalwareBytes' Antimalware and perform a full system scan.

Also see

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Thanks Gingerbread_Man....but I couldn't find the DataMngr or Mediabar in control panel, so I just did a system restore to a time when the thing didn't appear. That seems to have worked.