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Can't uninstall Search App by Ask

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    Can't uninstall Search App by Ask


    The toolbar has been uninstalled, but it's still there in Programs and Features, giving me daily viruses. Every time I try to uninstall it an error pops up telling me to close Google Chrome before I can uninstall it even when Google Chrome is already closed. I've tried opening then closing Google Chrome and clicking retry, sometimes clicking it over and over again. Nothing's working. I wouldn't be so fed up with it if it wasn't giving me viruses all the time! Please help!

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    Trying to Sith things out
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    Use this utility: AdwCleaner Download
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    Quote Originally Posted by softwaremaniac View Post
    Use this utility: AdwCleaner Download
    I've been using Malwarebytes, restarting my computer, then trying to uninstall it again. The error message still pops up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    I've been using Malwarebytes, restarting my computer, then trying to uninstall it again. The error message still pops up. I haven't tried HitmanPro though, so I'll try using that.
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    What does MBAM have to do with adwcleaner? Adwcleaner is specialized for these.
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    Quote Originally Posted by softwaremaniac View Post
    What does MBAM have to do with adwcleaner? Adwcleaner is specialized for these.
    Wow, do you have to be a dick about it?
    I'll install Adwcleaner >_>
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    I didn't understand your Post so I asked you to clarify. I wasn't "being a dick about it" LOL.
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