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Firefox web browser will redirect me

Posted on 2015-01-08
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Hi Experts,

I have a windows 7 computer and every time I open Firefox I will get redirected to www.mysearchresults.com site, I have change the home page to Microsoft.com but will redirect me back to www.mysearchresults.com ,
plus will show a blinking box saying that my computer is at risk and to click the box, sometimes the blinking box will say that I need to clean my registry. I tried to open IE and I don't have this issue.

Please advise
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Question by:chenzovicc
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Jason Johanknecht earned 500 total points
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Go to Bleepingcomputer.com and download ADWcleaner or Junkware removal tool.  One of those should remove the junkware and then you should be able to set your home page.
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by:Eirman
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This is a pretty good guide to it's removal
http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-mysearchresults-search/

Pay particular attention to the advice regarding installation software/shareware.
Always choose custom install (not recommended) and pay attention to everything you "accept".
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by:chenzovicc
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Thanks Datapro, I appreciate your advise, it worked like a charm.
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