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I did an update yesterday (Not sure thats the culprit) and it also asked me to update Flash. Now I have some adware/malware on my Firefox and Chrome browsers called Advancesearchmanager. I did a search and was able to remove it from Chrome. I also called Apple support and they say it is not on Safari. They tried to help with Firefox and had me delete and reinstall but it still shows up. How do I get it off my computer (and how did I get it in the first place)/
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Please do the following:
- Run a full scan with Malwarebytes (www.malwarebytes.com)
- If you still have issues, check your add-on manager in Firefox ("about:addons").
It’s very sad, but many software downloaders/ installers will trick you into installing not only their program, but other programs as well.
You have heard of the fine print in shady contracts, right? Well, some installers you need to look at the itsy bitsy teeny weeny fine print.
You are thinking you are giving the installer permission to install the program you want by using the recommended option. But if you use the Manual Option Instead, you discover all kinds of stuff that you do not even know what it is or what it does.
From now on, everyone needs to Use The Manual Option to put a stop to this.
Note that these programs can also change browser/computer settings.