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Can't use search bar because of +++++++++

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#1 rjbeck


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Posted 02 April 2011 - 02:56 AM

Hi,I have a new Acer laptop and every time I go online the plus sign fills in the Google search bar or any other search bar, Looks like this
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ and it just keeps going. It does stop when I press the space bar then starts up again I've closed the auto fill and nothing I've checked every button to see if it was stuck and nothing.Any empty box that you can use for a search is affected. As soon as you click on a search box the PLUS ++++++++ fills in the box and does not stop..
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated Randy

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#2 Keithuk


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Posted 02 April 2011 - 10:15 AM

Do a Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan Randy. :wink:


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#3 rjbeck

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 02:07 AM

Thanks for the reply, I did the scan both deep and quick with the software suggested 0 items found. I also used my vipre software and had 0 results. The computer is an Acer laptop about 2months old and I've tried everything. Sometimes I can do a search and type in what I want and other times as soon as I click on any search box it fills in with +++++++++++++++++++ and I hit the space bar to stop it then it starts again. Besides for this problem the computer works perfect. It happens if I use Explorer and Firefox I did shut off the autofill Thanks for your help. Randy

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