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My browser searches are being hijacked by malware... HELP!!!

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Good day. When I do browser searches in Google or Yahoo my searches seem to be getting hijacked. There are icons all around the edge of browser page. I think it may be malware. It is very annoying and slows my computer down a great deal. I have McAfee Total Protection and ran a scan last night.  It took all night to run.  It found 8 "issues" which I quarantined. Some of them were named ad..something or other and PUP .. something or another.  I rebooted and tried a search and the same thing happened. I am truly ticked at McAfee as I thought that this protection software would take care of these types of issues.

I have seen malewarebytes and other products that promise to solve this issue but now I am gun-shy of trying anything.

Help me please!!!

Thank you

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