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Why was mackeeper & zipcloud installed with Firefox update?

After installing the latest Firefox update Mackeeper and Zipcloud pop-ups presented themselves. A quick search found LOADS of warnings about Mackeeper and I've uninstall… (read more)

After installing the latest Firefox update Mackeeper and Zipcloud pop-ups presented themselves. A quick search found LOADS of warnings about Mackeeper and I've uninstalled it. Were they in the .dmg Firefpx installer? And if so why?

Asked by vangellis 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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how to permanently change the new tab page

I have malware on my computer and I can't seem to locate the source using malwarebytes or windows defender, it keeps changing my new tab page and home page and I found ou… (read more)

I have malware on my computer and I can't seem to locate the source using malwarebytes or windows defender, it keeps changing my new tab page and home page and I found out how to change the home page permanently but I want to know if there is a way to change the new tab page permanently

Asked by Phoe9x 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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uninstall games etc

Somehow a whole host of games etc, have arrived under firefox. I do not play games as i do not have time to spare aand i wish . to be rid of them as I feel THEY are s… (read more)

Somehow a whole host of games etc, have arrived under firefox. I do not play games as i do not have time to spare aand i wish . to be rid of them as I feel THEY are slowing my computor down and i am worried about "nasties" they appear to have brought with them. I have tried to remove them and got to item 5 om the " uninstall from Firefox instructions" and "Bingo" no "O.K." button. It has gone AWOL, disapeared, got lost, call it what you like BUT IT IS GONE hence my total confusion. Please if you have any idea of its whereabouts tell me where it is,I shall be for ever gratefull, Ray

Asked by yorkieray 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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FastIPlib.dll Crashing (FastHideIP)

Hi, I installed a program called FastHideIP awhile ago to test it. It worked but then realized I never really needed it, so I uninstalled it. Later on I've noticed Firefo… (read more)

Hi, I installed a program called FastHideIP awhile ago to test it. It worked but then realized I never really needed it, so I uninstalled it. Later on I've noticed Firefox would randomly crash quite frequently. I eventually got fed up and checked in the details and saw fastiplib.dll was one of the issues. I went to the folder of where FastHideIP was installed (On my flash drive) and saw that the .DLL was still in the folder, upon attempting to remove the remnant windows said that it can't be removed because firefox was open, I closed it. Then it said steam was open, I closed all internet programs as I could before I just ejected it manually. Next time I launched Firefox and such the internet would not work on this computer without it. I tried searching online for anyone else who's having this issue and found one from a Google Chrome user with the exact issue, but his/her problem was not solved. https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/mymrUASN_c4 I also found http://en.allexperts.com/q/Mozilla-Firefox-3321/2013/5/f/firefox-crashing.htm Regarding this issue.

"crash_info": { "address": "0x15", "crashing_thread": 6, "type": "EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION_READ" Is the first line in the Raw Dump file. So if anyone knows how to get rid of this or fix it I would be very grateful.

Asked by Hometoaster 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Swagbucks searchs - get rid of on my MAC

I am running MAC OS 10.10.5 with Firefox 40.0.3. Signed up my wife for Swagbuck; however, now everytime I click the “+” to add a new window it open at “search.swagbucks.… (read more)

I am running MAC OS 10.10.5 with Firefox 40.0.3. Signed up my wife for Swagbuck; however, now everytime I click the “+” to add a new window it open at “search.swagbucks.com/?f=5” and not the window showing previously sites that i Have pinned. Now I did go into “extensions” removed the Swagbuck.com extension; went to preferences and changed homepage to the window i want and I did change the search engine to google and deleted “swagbucks” search engine and then I restarted Firefox. With all this I still get “search.swagbucks.com/?f=51“ whenever I click “+” to add a window.

I NEED HELP in getting rid of this annoying, in my opinion, “MALWARE”

Thanks in advance for your help.

Mike

Asked by regmikewall 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Random Tabs With Random Google Searches Shows Up At Random Times

Started happening today. I was doing my usual things, playing games, then suddenly, a new tab appeared with a google search saying: "She does not have one." It had a peri… (read more)

Started happening today. I was doing my usual things, playing games, then suddenly, a new tab appeared with a google search saying: "She does not have one." It had a period, and not the correct grammar. Later, like, 30 minutes later, it showed another search saying: "Oh, now." With a comma, and a period. Real specific for a FRICKEN GOOGLE SEARCH. SO I just said to myself: "No, no, just no, I ain't dealing with this possession bull- Just.....Nope. No. Uh, uh. No." So yeah, any idea what's happening right now? Do I need to call the priest? I an't touching it no more.

Asked by ClassifiedPie 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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How can I get rid of Yahoo.com showing up whenever I go to a new tab in Mozilla Firefox?

I have read about many suggestions online and have still had no success getting rid of Yahoo.com appearing whenever I open a new tab in Mozilla. Please help! … (read more)

I have read about many suggestions online and have still had no success getting rid of Yahoo.com appearing whenever I open a new tab in Mozilla. Please help!

Asked by indyrider 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Firefox crashes

My newly updated Firefox browser crashes (freezes) with a blue rotating cursor that never reloads. The crash begins after I have loaded such websites as: The Daily Call… (read more)

My newly updated Firefox browser crashes (freezes) with a blue rotating cursor that never reloads. The crash begins after I have loaded such websites as: The Daily Caller, Huffington Post (when accessing offshoot links), and other websites. A fog/mist covers the website page when it crashes as well.

When I exit the website, a Firefox message balloon pops up asking me 1) to i want to exit the program or 2) waiting for the site to continue to load. I always choose to exit the site. Then when I click on FIrefox again it goes directly to the infected site by passing my HOME PAGE. After reloading the site, the site functions for a few moments then crashes again.

My action taken: I deleted Firefox and reloaded a new version of Firefox. Problem did not go away. I also REFRESHED Firefox. Again, problem did not go away.

I suspect it's Malware....I have both McAfee Total Protection and Trojan Killer (Malware and Trojans). Both have scanned, but problem remains.

How do I fix my Firefox crash problem?

WS Hodges

Asked by Humperdinkle 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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How can I get Firefox back. It has been taken over on my laptop by Ask. So has Chrome. Tried everything

Tried to create a second email account and accepted a download which I thought was the mail site. Since then, Ask have taken over one thing after another to the point whe… (read more)

Tried to create a second email account and accepted a download which I thought was the mail site. Since then, Ask have taken over one thing after another to the point where I cannot use the machine to get help. Hence now using another device. Have used Firefox for many years, this is first problem.

Asked by Roxydog 5 years ago

Answered by guigs 5 years ago

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How to chut down subliminal messages on my browser?

I am receiving subliminal messages that I don't know where are coming from. Every certain time, I get a text message and a short sound. I reviewed the addons and there is… (read more)

I am receiving subliminal messages that I don't know where are coming from. Every certain time, I get a text message and a short sound. I reviewed the addons and there is nothing new. They started about a week ago. I think that should be installed from some of the websites I opened, because it happens only with the browser open. Can someone help me to find its origin? I have not idea what these messages are about, and I am worry. Please HELP!

Asked by kenlpz 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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How do I remove Ransomware from Firefox on a Mac OS X 10.6.8 laptop after refreshing Firefox didn't work?

This is the website that's causing the problem. It popped up and I can't get rid of it because it has locked my browser: http://wsgsdftg.cambridge.management/watch?v=RY1Q… (read more)

This is the website that's causing the problem. It popped up and I can't get rid of it because it has locked my browser: http://wsgsdftg.cambridge.management/watch?v=RY1QDGUYBUVQEAUkGB&list=wUGB1IIUVUBSEFVEA&index=9

Asked by Steve_M 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Need to reset Firefox as recommended for the removal of the utop.it virus

Runnung Outlook 2003 on Windows 10 and finding a script error message from http://savy.utop.it/tb/host.jp. Need to remove the ww.utop.it from computer with no success so… (read more)

Runnung Outlook 2003 on Windows 10 and finding a script error message from http://savy.utop.it/tb/host.jp. Need to remove the ww.utop.it from computer with no success so far

Asked by lcwhito 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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When Im clicking on any where in the browser the new window open automatically that contain harm malware n virus

http://ads.ad4game.com/www/delivery/pu.php?subid=JMC1145_9ek2Q5Pt7s-PbUcBViAIcj&n=&zoneid=53404 https://dlo.beatingsmiler.com/EtTlUSxvYItDgbnRKZjLCK3omp79WF8rZSEJ… (read more)

Asked by mayurjaiswal 5 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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nsapps event viewer not responding when shutting down PC using Windows Xp SP3

Seems like this is a firefox problem according to searches made. Not a lot of answers when a search is done. Every time my computer shuts down I get the message nsapps… (read more)

Seems like this is a firefox problem according to searches made. Not a lot of answers when a search is done.

Every time my computer shuts down I get the message nsappshell event viewer - end now or lose data. Then the PC will not shut down if I do not choose end now.

Asked by craizazz 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Laptop crashed twice last week lost my fb, had to make new fb. How can i get my original fb back please?

Hi Microsoft shut down twice in 2 days last week, Friday and Saturday. I ,lost my original fb account, and had to make another fb account. My original fb has all my group… (read more)

Hi Microsoft shut down twice in 2 days last week, Friday and Saturday. I ,lost my original fb account, and had to make another fb account. My original fb has all my groups, pictures etc. I have 5 contacts that FB can ask to see ith this is my account, but they wouldnt accept them, yet they asked me months back to do it, as i got hacked!! Please. how do i get my original FB back? Ive been trying all week, but im not good at this techno stuff. Thank you very much.

Asked by carolearle1 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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HOW DO YOU FIX ISSUES OF WHEN YOU GO TO CERTAIN WEBSITES AND IT COMES UP SAYING YOUR BROWSER NEEDS UPDATED BUT WHEN YOU TRY IT SHOWING YOU ARE UP TO DATE?

I HAVE GONE TO SEVERAL WEBSITES IT IS SHOWING MY BROWSER NEEDS UPDATING. I WENT TO GO CHECK IT SHOWS IT IS UP TO DATE. NEVER HAD THIS PROBLEM WITH THESE SITES. THE SITES … (read more)

I HAVE GONE TO SEVERAL WEBSITES IT IS SHOWING MY BROWSER NEEDS UPDATING. I WENT TO GO CHECK IT SHOWS IT IS UP TO DATE. NEVER HAD THIS PROBLEM WITH THESE SITES. THE SITES ARE FOR MISSING KIDS I TWEET THEM AND SHARE THEM ON MY FACEBOOK. (CAPS BROKEN SORRY)

Asked by secjdwh11 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago