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How do I get rid of FunMoods?

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Title really says it all.  I have tried to disable the extensions in Google Chrome (my preferred browser) and to no end will FunMoods cease to stop hijacking my browser settings after I reconfigure them.  What it keeps doing after I remove it is re-installs itself as an extension, removes my home page, and disables my bookmarks toolbar.  Usually I am pretty capable of removing this kind of garbage myself, but this time I need some Expert input.

Help!

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Windows 7 OS
Avast Antivirus
CCleaner
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by:Paul Wagner
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1. Delete all history - check all boxes (don't have to do passwords or auto-fill)

2. Then do this
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/113907?hl=en

3. If no good, then do this
http://www.howtogeek.com/140464/how-to-manually-uninstall-a-globally-installed-chrome-extension/

4. If no good, then do this
Delete Chrome and reinstall
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by:nobus
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you can also run hijackthis :  http://sourceforge.net/projects/hjt/
and post the log here
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by:Wooky Jack
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Thank you for your comments.  I will try them this weekend after work and get back to you folks!
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by:Wooky Jack
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Here is the HiJack This log:
28356651-log.txt
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by:Wooky Jack
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pterodactylptimeptravel's suggestions appear to have worked.  These manufacturers are incredibly sneaky with where they install this garbage.  I am not accepting a solution yet to see if this stuff reborns itself after I have removed the extensions (Wajam/FunMoods) following the aforementioned directions.  Will be back soon.

Thanks in advance!
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by:Wooky Jack
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Its still there. GGGRRRRR

I am going to try Thomas Zucker-Scharff's suggestions now.
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by:Wooky Jack
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Thomas Zucker-Scharff's suggestion appears to have worked:
http://malwaretips.com/blogs/funmoods-virus/

While the other suggestions may work they are only temporary resolutions because FunMoods kept returning.
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by:Wooky Jack
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I appreciate everyone's efforts to help me resolve this issue.  Thanks again!
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