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unwanted background connection while starting mozilla firefox browser

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Hello,

I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast notification always show this message every time I start up Firefox : please check the uploaded images : FPA Scam.jpg.

I already checked the extenstion, the Settings, and the Advance Settings of Firefox browser. I'd like to know if there is any parameter related to engine.forexpeacearmy.com and it is enabled. Unfortunately, I can't found any related parameters.

So, I decide to contact Firefox support to find out what happen to my Firefox browser, why it always call the forexpeacearmy site at the start up, and finally I want to remove it. Because I'm affraid it could be some kind of trojans / malwares and put my laptop into risks.

Kindly need your advise. Thank you.

Kind regards, Gideon

Hello, I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast notification always show this message every time I start up Firefox : please check the uploaded images : FPA Scam.jpg. I already checked the extenstion, the Settings, and the Advance Settings of Firefox browser. I'd like to know if there is any parameter related to engine.forexpeacearmy.com and it is enabled. Unfortunately, I can't found any related parameters. So, I decide to contact Firefox support to find out what happen to my Firefox browser, why it always call the forexpeacearmy site at the start up, and finally I want to remove it. Because I'm affraid it could be some kind of trojans / malwares and put my laptop into risks. Kindly need your advise. Thank you. Kind regards, Gideon
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Try disabling all your extensions.

Open the history sidebar (Ctrl+H), search for the site and right-click on it > Forget About This Site.

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zeroknight said

Try disabling all your extensions. Open the history sidebar (Ctrl+H), search for the site and right-click on it > Forget About This Site.

yes, I did it (forget the site in history and disable all extensions). But it still trying connect to engine.forexpeacearmy.com. There are 3 connections now, as seen in attached avast notif screenshot.

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Hi

Have you tried clearing your browsing history?

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Do you see this URL if you visit about:networking via the address bar?

You can check the target line in the Firefox desktop shortcut (right-click: Properties) to make sure nothing is appended after the path to the Firefox program.

See also:

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Make sure your home page is set to "Firefox Home (Default)".

Visit about:serviceworkers in the address bar and remove any workers for unfamiliar sites.

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