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#1 burlly

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Posted 10 August 2011 - 11:19 AM

I can't get "searchqu" off my computer. I've tied Hijackthis , Superantispyware, Malwarebytes. What should I do?

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Posted 10 August 2011 - 12:20 PM

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

From within Add/Remove Programs highlight "Windows Searchqu Toolbar" (if listed) and select Remove.

Repeat the above steps if you find any of these program names:
Searchqu
Bandoo
ChercheUS
AskBarDis
(or anything with Ask.com, AskSearch)


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.

When done, be sure to restart the computer. <- Important!

Then continue as follows:

Reset Internet Explorer or go here and click the Posted Image button.

This will automatically reset registry keys and the browser back to the way it was when initially installed. If you check the Delete personal settings checkbox in Advanced settings, it will reset the home page(s), search providers and Accelerators to their default values. It will also delete temporary Internet files, history, cookies, web form information (passwords) and InPrivate Filtering data.

-- Note: Microsoft Fix it does not work in Windows 7. Instead, you can use the Internet Explorer troubleshooters to achieve this automatically.itially installed. Then clear your browser history.

If using FireFox, refer to these instructions to reset all user preferences, toolbars and search engine to their default settings using Firefox Safe Mode.
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