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Every time I open Firefox a program that has somehow attached itself to the browser opens and interferes with my searches.

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There is a program that has attached itself to my Firefox browser. Every time I open Firefox to search the internet this program is using pop-ups, to the extent that it completely interferes with my searches.

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hello Bill851, if you notice signs of malware on your system please try these steps:

  1. reset firefox (this will keep your bookmarks and passwords)
  2. afterwards go to firefox > addons > extensions and in case there are still extensions listed there, disable them.
  3. finally run a full scan of your system with different security tools like the free version of malwarebytes and adwcleaner to make sure that adware isn't present in other places of your system as well.

Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware

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hello Bill851, if you notice signs of malware on your system please try these steps:

  1. reset firefox (this will keep your bookmarks and passwords)
  2. afterwards go to firefox > addons > extensions and in case there are still extensions listed there, disable them.
  3. finally run a full scan of your system with different security tools like the free version of malwarebytes and adwcleaner to make sure that adware isn't present in other places of your system as well.

Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware