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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 do I get rid of a f.txt file that continues to pop up. Is this a viruse?

I was on google mail and open up a email from one of my friends to look at her reume. I transfer it over to windows and then as I went to go on to indeed.com , this file… (read more)

I was on google mail and open up a email from one of my friends to look at her reume. I transfer it over to windows and then as I went to go on to indeed.com , this file f.txt keeps coming up asking me"do I want to save it it notepad default or open it. It wont go away. Its not any of the file names that I open previously and I cant find this file anywhere . Is this a Virus? How can I get rid of it?

Asked by mjones21 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Unable to remove javascript popup

Hi I've been trying for ages to remove this pop up notice below without success, the bank saying it's nothing to do with them. Even removing javascript altogether doesn't… (read more)

Hi I've been trying for ages to remove this pop up notice below without success, the bank saying it's nothing to do with them. Even removing javascript altogether doesn't work. In addition I've tried all of the regular malware removal tools especially Junkware removal tool but it still keeps appearing causing everything to slow down or crash altogether. Yet absolutely no problem with Internet Explorer at all....

Much appreciate any help please !

Thanks

Asked by arcadiune 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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The new tab button has been highjacked

I have updated Auslogics Registry Cleaner. Lavasoft Web Companion has been automatically downloaded and installed on my computer. It seems to have changed Firefox: every … (read more)

I have updated Auslogics Registry Cleaner. Lavasoft Web Companion has been automatically downloaded and installed on my computer. It seems to have changed Firefox: every time I try to open a new tab, the Bing search engine opens automatically in the new tab. I have been able to stop this behavior by removing Bing from the choice of search engines. Now my home page opens automatically in the new tab when I click on the + to open a new tab.

I have not been able to remove Web Companion from my computer: their uninstall program crashes!!

How can I fix the problem in Firefox with the new tab?

Thanks.

Maurice Brais

Asked by mpbrais 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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malaicious website clean-up

While browsing, get a Malwarebytes popup stating that Malcious Website Blocked. It provides the following information: domain name, IP address, and port - each of these c… (read more)

While browsing, get a Malwarebytes popup stating that Malcious Website Blocked. It provides the following information: domain name, IP address, and port - each of these change with every pop-up type - outbound process - c:\Program Files(x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe

I've run security scans from Norton and Malwarebytes and neither has identified any issue. How do I resolve this issue and ensure that my laptop doesn't have a virus?

Asked by mfwic 5 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 years ago

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Firefox opens multiple tabs & a spoken message repeats on all tabs from this web address. attention.inugg.netdna-cdn.com

I can't use firefox at the moment because when I open it, multiple tabs open, all with the same spoken message telling me I have a problem & to phone a support number… (read more)

I can't use firefox at the moment because when I open it, multiple tabs open, all with the same spoken message telling me I have a problem & to phone a support number. The web address is http://attention.inugq.netdna-cdn.com/LP0501_UK/index.html I have tried uninstalling Firefox & running adware cleaners & also done a full boot-time scan but when I download Firefox again & open it, exactly the same problem persists. This is not a problem on Internet explorer or Chrome.

I have submitted this question using Chrome because my Firefox is unuseable.

Asked by ljhhuk 5 years ago

Answered 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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Where is the help icon?

I need to reset Firefox as I have Search Pile infecting my browser. I have run Malware bytes and Spy Hunter 4 but it has not alleviated the problem. If I go to my search … (read more)

I need to reset Firefox as I have Search Pile infecting my browser. I have run Malware bytes and Spy Hunter 4 but it has not alleviated the problem. If I go to my search engine and then open another tab, then Search Pile will be there. What can I do?

Asked by rudinski 5 years ago

Answered by cor-el 5 years ago

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Why does'nt Firefox agree with BankID for the SEBank?

When I try touse the BankID to reach my bank account in the SEBank, Firefox goes crazy. It starts opening new pages over and over again and totally blocks the Firefox pro… (read more)

When I try touse the BankID to reach my bank account in the SEBank, Firefox goes crazy. It starts opening new pages over and over again and totally blocks the Firefox program. I have to use Ctrl Alt Delete to stop it and then Firefox is blocked. The BankID people tell me it's not their fault an it must be Firefox's. Do you have a solution?

Asked by Erikdemare 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 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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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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On 10/19/15 found computer was on & a PC Cleanup site was going over my comp 4 what looked like 10 hours. My browser was Moz Firefox & now Palikan.com took over

Hello, I cam home from work, the computer was logged off from prior evening, however, it was up and running with a PC Cleanup type site I had never seen before running sc… (read more)

Hello, I cam home from work, the computer was logged off from prior evening, however, it was up and running with a PC Cleanup type site I had never seen before running scans! I always default to Mozilla Firefox, but now it defaults to Palikan.com for a search engine and not firefox. What happened? and how can I remove Palikan.com? I went to the Control Panel to see about removing the new program and it is not listed in programs. They say virus sites dont detect because it attaches to a already trusted program...but it knocked Firefox out. Your Logo is still avail to click on, but Palikan starts up. I pasted the link below. Please advise and assist. Thank you in advance. Lillie G. C.

http://www.palikan.com/?f=1&a=plk_coinisrs_15_42&cd=2XzuyEtN2Y1L1QzutDtDtCzy0DtCyE0EzzzytAtD0FtCtD0DtN0D0Tzu0StCtAzzyCtN1L2XzutAtFtCtBtFyDtFtDtN1L1Czu1TtN1L1G1B1V1N2Y1L1Qzu2StB0E0CyCzytDtC0CtGtDtBtD0FtGyBzyzz0EtGyE0FtAtDtG0AyEzyyEyC0DyBzztD0A0Ezz2QtN1M1F1B2Z1V1N2Y1L1Qzu2Szz0EtDzyyB0D0A0CtG0EtByE0BtGyEtAyB0AtG0BtB0DyEtG0Azz0C0A0F0AtByEtDyByBtD2QtN0A0LzuyE&cr=1868568638&ir=

Asked by Lsgp03 5 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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When opening email an automatic download starts "sugar.swf from https://sdk.vindi.cosuite.com".

It asks what shall Firefox do with this? open? No choice to NOT to open. Do you know what this is? Is it Malware? How do I get it to stop. My email is via Comcast b… (read more)

It asks what shall Firefox do with this? open? No choice to NOT to open. Do you know what this is? Is it Malware? How do I get it to stop.

My email is via Comcast but since the phraseology in the box asks for Firefox, I thought maybe this was on you.

Thank you.

Kathy B

edited email from public and spambots view.

Asked by refkat 5 years ago

Answered by prashant 5 years ago

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Cache problem

I've got a cache problem that's probably a simple fix but driving me crazy, I open a browser, any browser like firefox or internet explorer etc.. and all have the same pr… (read more)

I've got a cache problem that's probably a simple fix but driving me crazy, I open a browser, any browser like firefox or internet explorer etc.. and all have the same problem, first time it searches fine, and any more searches on that same page work fine, but if i open a new tab or close and reopen the browser i get no search results at all unless i clear the cache only for firefox or the temporary internet files and website file option in internet explorer, then click home page and i can search again, but opening a new tab or closing and reopening browser causes same issue to return every time. i have tried everything from flushing dns and renew and release ect. to reinstalling browsers and i even reinstalled windows in the end :( but even then with nothing installed but windows and basic motherboard drivers installed it still did it, the only other thing i had installed was avg zen which i now removed and use avira instead. i have also checked for disk errors and memory errors.. any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by Drew300 4 years ago

Answered by Drew300 4 years ago

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When Inputting URLs, Firefox Keeps Adding Foreign URL to the Beginning

Okay, this has happened before in the past but now it's happening consistently to the point that there were websites I can't access at all. When I type a URL into Firefox… (read more)

Okay, this has happened before in the past but now it's happening consistently to the point that there were websites I can't access at all.

When I type a URL into Firefox and try to go to that website, Firefox keeps adding an entirely different URL to the front of it so that I can't access the site. For instance. I keep trying to go to http://nanowrimo.org. I type that into the bar but when I hit enter Firefox changes it to http://www.dell.comhttp//nanowrimo.org/.

Obviously that site doesn't exist. Then, if by some miracle I DO get to the site I'm trying to get to, if I hit refresh or try to go to another page on the site the dell url appears at the start and I get the Server Not Found error. I am not using bookmarks. I'm typing these things in by hand. My bookmarks work without any trouble. I tried disabling the fixup that adds www to the front of URLs but that didn't have any effect.

What's going on and how do I stop it?

Asked by Magpie 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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Firefox security warning pop up from thitueasyexport.net- is it legitimate?

https://thitueasyexport.net/145040540378358/FirefoxPatch.exe https://thitueasyexport.net/33bda56df7b8ed21371549996cf8d5ae.html The above links associated with the pop up … (read more)

https://thitueasyexport.net/145040540378358/FirefoxPatch.exe

https://thitueasyexport.net/33bda56df7b8ed21371549996cf8d5ae.html

The above links associated with the pop up Firefox patch version 1.2 screen shot attached

Asked by GinnyDel 4 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 years ago

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Did you issue firefoxpatch or have I compromised my browser?

A window opened saying it was a Firefox security scan and opened a window to download FirefoxPatch.exe which supposedly fixed a problem. Is this legit or do I have a pro… (read more)

A window opened saying it was a Firefox security scan and opened a window to download FirefoxPatch.exe which supposedly fixed a problem. Is this legit or do I have a problem if I run it. How would I recover?

Asked by Dot 4 years ago

Answered by James 4 years ago

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what is this polloscatto firefox patch and why was it on my comp?

This file came up on my Firefox screen as a patch that should be installed so I said go ahead. Apparently this is not a Mozilla product and I want to remove it. How do I … (read more)

This file came up on my Firefox screen as a patch that should be installed so I said go ahead. Apparently this is not a Mozilla product and I want to remove it. How do I do that?

Asked by Fredx 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago