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Ultimate Geek
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# 138399 2-Jan-2014 14:02
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I just got hit with a virus that adds a search page to my browser =

hile i have followed all standard guides to removing this - e.g delete programs / re moving references from register - when you reboot - it comes back.

any thoughts on removal?

most websites that have instructions dont seem to work or are want me to install more software??


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  # 960306 2-Jan-2014 14:07
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Spybot might deal with it.

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  # 960412 2-Jan-2014 20:13
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I fixed the problem

FYI - i was a real bastard to remove.
even purging registery had no effect.

this was best site that helped me with the AdwCleaner and junck removal tool

In regards to the tips - thanks but
1. spybot wont install and
2. Malwarebytes while it installed and ran, it  did not identify any threats and would not uninstall itself  grrrrrrrrr  as it says files in use even when you knock them out via msconfig.

also a full scan of microsoft security essentials found nothing.

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