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firefox browser highjacked

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I have uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox.  Fresh right from Website. I have installed the paid version of Malware Bites but i still have the problem.  any help thanks  
a brief explanation browser opens just fine when i click on what i want to it opens up two or three other tabs and one other browser window.
Win 7 Ultimate
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any toolbars in Add Remove programs?
Try clicking on the Help Tab in FF and select restart with Addons disabled.
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Delete or move your firefox profile folder from your user profile, under "Appdata\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\.....".
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by:Eirman
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To stop Firefox being hijacked in the future, you should install this free addon.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/noscript/

With NoScript, when you visit a website for the first time you choose the level of access you want to allow.
NoScript will remember your choice the next time you visit.
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Did them all and everything is great.  Thanks to all.
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