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How do I get rid of this? I've tried everything! goto-searchitnow.global.ssl.fastly.net/v1/hp?aid=437038&data=aWlkPTQ2JnVpZD03NTc5NzYxNg==&dt=17062493096&tb=1

I have tried everything that I can find to get rid of that damn searchitnow, which replaced my preferred Google Search. I've looked for downloads, extensions, everything.… (read more)

I have tried everything that I can find to get rid of that damn searchitnow, which replaced my preferred Google Search. I've looked for downloads, extensions, everything. I've checked to make sure Google is my preferred search engine, and on and on. There is nothing. I have run Malwarebytes several times and it comes up clean.

How do I get this off my Mac? I am running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6.

Asked by tmcnamee 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 weeks ago

firefox files flagged by malwarebytes as a problem

Lately Malwarebytes is flagging firefox files for quarantine. I get messages like these daily now when I never saw any in the past many years of using Firefox and Malware… (read more)

Lately Malwarebytes is flagging firefox files for quarantine. I get messages like these daily now when I never saw any in the past many years of using Firefox and Malwarebytes.

PUP.Optional.DefaultSearch, C:\USERS\LNERE\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\BH0PRP7I.DEFAULT-RELEASE\PREFS.JS, No Action By User, 330, 932426, 1.0.39845, , ame, , 298C1EFCC1B7E44E4B7FEF6B0A790457, E4B41F7AB9BEE2D2A4FC8EB93718CC35F6F70DBCF08B84F65ED2E5C4A56A7BEB

PUP.Optional.DefaultSearch, C:\USERS\LNERE\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\BH0PRP7I.DEFAULT-RELEASE\PREFS.JS, No Action By User, 330, 932427, 1.0.39845, , ame, , 298C1EFCC1B7E44E4B7FEF6B0A790457, E4B41F7AB9BEE2D2A4FC8EB93718CC35F6F70DBCF08B84F65ED2E5C4A56A7BEB

Asked by lnerenbu 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago

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How can I remove "get-a-clip" from my Win 7 computer

As I recall, I picked up this when downloading Firefox. It's very annoying and I want it gone. When I attempt to remove it using add/remove programs, it persists. How do… (read more)

As I recall, I picked up this when downloading Firefox. It's very annoying and I want it gone. When I attempt to remove it using add/remove programs, it persists.

How do I banish it?

Thanks

John

Asked by bigbear0203 5 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 5 years ago

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why on second usage, got slammed by hackers for money

the second time i tried to use firefox, i got slammed by a red screen advising i need call a Microsoft number. and i was supposed to sign in again and of course password.… (read more)

the second time i tried to use firefox, i got slammed by a red screen advising i need call a Microsoft number. and i was supposed to sign in again and of course password. this of course would have resulted in getting them into my account(s) or worse.

Asked by teflonbear 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Hi, I am using Firefox and can reach my default site OK but if I try any other site I just go to amazon every time

Hi, using Firefox I can connect to my saved home site OK, but if I try to connect to any other site I only go to amazon. This happens every time. For example if I delete … (read more)

Hi, using Firefox I can connect to my saved home site OK, but if I try to connect to any other site I only go to amazon. This happens every time. For example if I delete my home site address or open a tab and type in google earth I get onto the amazon site which then lists any products they sell which contain the words google earth. No idea how to stop it. Any ideas how to stop this please.

Asked by Trev00 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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after ridding firefox it still contains highjacker-how do I get rid ?

At least 3 different times I have tried to completely remove firefox because it has a highjacker porn site attached. EAch time it is put back in when I down load firefox… (read more)

At least 3 different times I have tried to completely remove firefox because it has a highjacker porn site attached. EAch time it is put back in when I down load firefox from your site at mozilla. Can you help me get rid of it. thanks...

Asked by forgivness 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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SERIOUS THREAT OF IDENTITY THEFT

Approximately 2 wks ago I allowed a support tek located in India to remotely access my computer to fix a problem I was having on my computer. After resolving the problem … (read more)

Approximately 2 wks ago I allowed a support tek located in India to remotely access my computer to fix a problem I was having on my computer. After resolving the problem he asked me for my credit card # so he could charge me for fixing the problem, which I had clearly advised him at the very beginning of our conversation I wouldn't give him remote access to my computer if there was going to be a cost involved.

He became very agitated and abusive and threatened to call #411 and report me to whomever answered that number.

In addition, HE REFUSED TO DISCONNECT FROM MY COMPUTER AND HE REMAINED ON THE PHONE AND IN MY COMPUTER, DURING WHICH TIME I COULD SEE HIS CURSOR MOVING ALL AROUND MY SCREEN!

IT FINALLY OCCURED TO ME THAT I COULD PROBABLY GET RID OF HIS PRESENCE ON MY COMPUTER BY SHUTTING IT DOWN, WHICH I DID. WHEN I REBOOTED MY COMPUTER, MY HOME SCREEN WHICH HAD BEEN LOADED WITH APPROXIMATELY 30 ICONS OR SO NO LONGER INCLUDED THESE ICONS!

NOTHING LIKE THIS HAS EVER HAPPENED TO ME DURING ALL THE YEARS I HAVE BEEN USING A COMPUTER & I AM BESIDE MYSELF WITH WORRY OVER THE POSSIBILITY THAT BEFORE I SHUT DOWN MY COMPUTER AND I COULD SEE HIM MOVING HIS CURSOR ALL AROUND ON THE SCREEN, HE WAS ABLE TO COLLECT ALL MY MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION ----- BANK ACCT NUMBERS! 401K PLAN! ALL MY SAVED PASSWORDS TO ALL PERSONALL ACCTS! ---- YOU NAME IT, HE MUST HAVE BEEN COLLECTNG ALL OF THIS INFO TO USE AS HE WISHED IN THE FUTURE!

ARE THERE ANY STEPS I CAN TAKE TO PROTECT MYSELF FROM IDENTITY THEFT BY THIS TERRIBLE SUPPORT TEK, SHORT OF DESTROYING MY COMPUTER????!!!! YOUR IMMEDIATE REPLY WOULD BE SO GREATY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU. M.WINTERS.


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Asked by myrnwin617 11 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 11 months ago

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Can't get online, R click of FireFox icon lists catagories in Spanish, friend emailing me from Mexico last few days, does this sound like a virus

For last couple of days I have not been able to get online. I have Viasat satellite and it checks out, the folks there have confirmed their connection to my computer. R… (read more)

For last couple of days I have not been able to get online. I have Viasat satellite and it checks out, the folks there have confirmed their connection to my computer. Rebooting the modem and restarting my old dell (running Windows 7) reconnects through Firefox to the net. This is a recent change and may coincide with a friend vacationing in Mexico and sending me emails through my email account. Right clicking the Firefox icon reveals four categories in Spanish that say email, one says Firefox.rar. Is this a virus or other program that has messed up this computer's connection to the net. If not any ideas Thanks JT

Asked by jat3 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago