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Searchqu - unable to get rid of it!


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#1 legrossman

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 11:00 AM

I am unable to remove this annoying malware. I have run malwarebytes and removed it from Firefox, but IE7 is still re-directing my home page and not allowing me to get to sites. Help!

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Posted 09 June 2011 - 11:55 AM

Searchqu is related to a Toolbar.

Many toolbars and Add-ons come bundled with other software and can be removed via Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel or Programs and Features in Vista/Windows 7 so check there first.

If the program is not listed in Add/Remove, look for an uninstall icon (shortcut) from within its program group. Click on Posted Image > All Programs (or Program Files), and use the program's uninstaller. If it's not there, the next step would be to open Window's Explorer, manually navigate to the program's folder itself and look for an uninstaller file (i.e. uninstall.exe), then double-click on it from that location.

Edited by quietman7, 09 June 2011 - 12:13 PM.

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