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Remove unwanted adware

  1. #1


    India
    Posts : 11
    Windows 8

    Remove unwanted adware


    This adware came with some installation and has been on my browser. how do i remove it? I checked everywhere but can't seem to find a trace of this installation.Click image for larger version My home page is still Google.com but every time i open my browser this page comes up.

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  2. #2


    In the uninstall programs window: look for "Wsys Control", select it and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
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  3. #3


    India
    Posts : 11
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by DMHolt57 View Post
    In the uninstall programs window: look for "Wsys Control", select it and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
    It's not there in the list.Click image for larger version
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  4. #4


    Trnava
    Posts : 683
    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64


    You should uninstall WindowsProtectManger - since it is adware, it could be the cause.

    But removing it will probably not fix your browser, you can do it manually.

    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95421?hl=en

    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95426?hl=en
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  5. #5


    Posts : 1
    Windows XP


    That is not adware. It is a browser redirect virus or say browser hijacker.

    Try the instruction in this video. Hope it will help you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnnZKx3FvNA

    Or you can try the manual removal guide here: Remove OmigaPlus.inspsearch.com Redirect Virus | Malicous Programs Removal Tips

    Good luck to you!
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  6. #6


    Thanks Evelyn I did wonder before I reached your reply.
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  7. #7


    Look at tools--internet ops--general
    It may be attached to your homepage opening
    just remove that portion
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