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Cannot remove "home search assistent"

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#1 arrowheadmadness


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Posted 19 February 2005 - 01:41 PM

I have been having problems such as sites being added to my favorites and my home page switching to "home search". I ran spyware and adware software to no avail. I then went to check the add/remove programs list and it has a "home search assistent, (not spelled wrong, that is the way it is spelled in my program list), shopping wizard, and search extender. I try to remove these programs and a webpage comes up asking for feedback on why I am removing the programs. It is the same web page for all of these sites. It then tells me to download a program to remove the sites. Nothing happens when I open the program. Is there a workaround so that I can get these programs off of my system? I posted my problem on annoyances.org and it was suggested I try bleepingcomputer. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The following link is the "removal" site. http://looking-for.cc/uninstall/HomeSearchAssistant.html

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#2 phawgg


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Posted 19 February 2005 - 01:48 PM

Problems of this nature we deal with in a special part of the board.
This brief tutorial will help you.
Your comments are excellent, and understandable.
I simply feel more is going on then can easily be
explained with guidance to resolution without seeing
the larger picture that an enumerator program like HijackThis
is designed to show, and people are trained to decypher.

Welcome to bleepingcomputer.com , arrowheadmadness

Edited by phawgg, 19 February 2005 - 01:49 PM.

patiently patrolling, plenty of persisant pests n' problems ...

#3 WHS00_UD04


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Posted 19 February 2005 - 05:36 PM

try the directions on this forum. It helped me to get rid of it.


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