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When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

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When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

I have followed all of your instructions to change my home page back to Firefox Start and it will only last as long as I stay on the internet. As soon as I close the session, my home page reverts back to this "http://www.searchqu.com/406."

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

This worked for me!!

Do a "searchqu" search of your computer with windows explorer, find the following files:

SearchquWebSearch, searchquband.dll, searchqudtx.dll

Right click and delete them.

Open Firefox and reset your home page to what you prefer.

Since I did this I always get the home page i want when i start Firefox.

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

i actually dont have a firefox but i do have windows. yeah yeah sue me for being in the wrong crowd or something. anyway i had to do a project for school (long story) and i downloaded a free trial for a music editing program. now every time i go to google it transports me to searchqu, every time i open a new tab it goes to searchqu. cany ou believe that! i cat even go to my TAB page cause of searchqu. i know this is just another problem and not anoter solution and "firefox beats windows" stuff, but i have to say this so people would be aware that firefox isnt the problem, and it's not just the only victim in this problem

                                                     STOP SEARCHQU
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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

I did the above (did the search through Windows Explorer for "searchqu" and deleted any files containing that phrase) and I also had to search for and delete any programs containing "datamngr"/data manager. Finally back to regular Firefox start up page!

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

i did it!!! on any browser go to tools,click options and see home page! look for default ............then click!! on default!!! ok and ease to do it!! the....http://www.searchqu.com/406 is going to disappear!!!! like magic!!!

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

I will hunt searchqu down and crush it out of existence (or at least my computer)

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

I'm running Win XP and have found a solution to this problem. The Norton Utilities software has a 'disk cleanup' function. I ran this to get rid of all nonwindows code in my computer. Afterwards, I edited the program registry. using START>RUN and typing REGEDIT into the dialog box for the program name. Using the 'edit' function and the 'find' function in REGEDIT, I located all instances of the string 'searchqu/406',Changing all of them to 'google.com'. Just for good measure, I ran the registry scanning function in my Norton Utilities software. The problem hasn't come back. I then changed my homepage back to my ISP's homepage. The problem hasn't come back, even after closing the browser

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

None of those things helped me but I was able to find http://deletemalware.blogspot.com/2011/05/how-to-remove-searchqu-uninstall-guide.html and it gives an easy step by step solution for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. It worked instantly for me. I hope it helps!

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Re: When I open Firefox my computer uses http://www.searchqu.com/406 as my Home instead of Firefox Start as my home page. No matter what I do, I cannot get rid of this seachqu/406.

I found an easy solution I deleted Fire fox whilst in safe mode then I installed google, when fire fox find a fix , I WILL RETURN Tommouse