Google browser preference being usurped by trovi; need to eradicate.
Browsers: Google and Safari were usurped by Ask, both resolved by Apple Support. However, Apple unable to resolve similar issue with Firefox being usurped by trovi. On opening Firefox browser 1st page shows google but on opening further tabs, trovi has taken over. Please assist to resolve. Thans
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_9_5) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/38.0.2125.122 Safari/537.36
It sounds like you have a third party program that has taken over your search engine, home page, and/or the default new tab page. Fortunately, this can be remedied easily:
- Click the menu button and choose Add-ons.
- In the Add-ons Manager tab, select the Extensions panel.
- Select the toolbar you wish to remove.
- Click the Remove button.
- Click "Restart now" if it pops up. Your tabs will be saved and restored after the restart.
After Firefox restarts, install the Search Reset Tool. This will remove the rest of the traces of this program from your Firefox.
For further information, please read Remove a toolbar that has taken over your Firefox search or home page.
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See this trovi removal guide: http://malwaretips.com/blogs/trovi-removal/