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Search hijack by conduit (/questions/968030/)

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Search was hijacked by conduit

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Here are the Steps you need to follow to Remove Conduit Search:

1. Remove conduit from Firefox Homepage :

>>Open Mozilla Firefox, Click on Tools menu (press “alt” key once to active menu bar) then go to Options, after that a configuration page will be opened, then click on General tab and then look on the very first section named as Startup. Under Startup you will see a HOME PAGE Edit Box, under this edit box you will see www.search.conduit.com, please replace it to www.google.com, then click on apply and close.

>>Restart Firefox Browser.

2. Remove Conduit from Firefox add-ons: >>Open Firefox and then go the Tools menu (Press “F10” key once to active Menu bar) click on Add-ons, you’ll get a page click on extensions from the left side pane. now look on the right side pane you’ll get all the installed add-ons listed on there. Disable or Remove search.conduit.com addon, also disable all the unknown / unwanted add-ons from there.

3. Reset Mozilla Firefox: >> Open Firefox and then go the Help menu (Press “F10” key once to active Menu bar).

>> Go to Help menu then click on “Troubleshooting information”

  • Note: you can also open this page in this ways, open Firefox then type this command in the address bar “about:support” (without quote) and then hit enter or OK.

>> You will get a page “Troubleshooting information” page, here you will get “Reset Firefox” option in the right side of the page.

>> Click on Reset Firefox option. and follow their instruction to reset.

>> Now your Mozilla Firefox has been Restored to default settings.

- Geek Anish (fb.com/GeekAnish ; fb.com/AskGeeks)

Modified by Geek Anish