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Trouble with browser hijack

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    Trouble with browser hijack

    I have a problem with a program QVo6 that has hijacked my browser along with Globososo. Anybody know how to get rid of, I have tried a few things and removed all registry items with name. plus run a couple of malware programs.


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    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    1. Try Download RogueKiller (Official website)
    2. If step one does not work, reset your IE10 back to default
    3. If still does not work. Restore your system back to a known good restore point.
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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7

    kaspersky TDSSkiller - Thats the best one, Malwarrebytes has an Anti Rootkit that is good too, all free
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    I tried all suggestions but eventually had to use system restore to effect their removal Thanks for all your tips etc I appreciated it.

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    Windows Phone 6, Windows CE 5, Windows Vista x32, Windows 7 x32/x64, Windows 8 x64

    To ensure that you don't have problems in future, install Malwarebytes (buy the full version, it costs bugger all): Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware download, read this: So how did I get infected in the first place? - Malwarebytes Forum, run Hosts (point 8) and use SpywareBlaster (point 7), and keep MSE up to date and run this from time to time: Microsoft Safety Scanner - Antivirus | Remove Spyware, Malware, Viruses Free..

    Also, override all cookie handling so that only session cookies are allowed, and block first and third party cookies (privacy/advanced). Then enable ActiveX Filtering for all sites except ones you trust or need Flash.
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    Thanks Ray 8 It happened when my AV wasn't running, I have full version of malwarebytes also running and I know the infection came from stupidly dl a "Free" program without checking it thoroughly. I should have kept offline whilst my AV was down. (Lesson learned) Once again thanks to all for the help.

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