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** complilty search thing. I cant get rid of it.


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#1 azyardies

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Posted 13 November 2012 - 07:48 PM

Hi, I did a scan using spybot search & destroy and it found & removed several traces of "complilty".
I did a scan because I had noticed a few 'extra' search & suggestion boxes that were showing on web pages that
dont normally have this kind of search boxes.

I did more SS&D scans after that, and results came back clean. Malwarebytes scanned too after, and clean too.
But these search assistant type boxes and things are still on my system that werent there before.
I seached the net for info on this and surprisingly there is hardly no info on this.
Please advise I thank you in advance.
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Posted 13 November 2012 - 07:52 PM

Hi, what browser are you using? You may be able to uninstall the search boxes simply through add/remove programs.

Download and Install SUPERAnti-Spyware.
Update the definitions and run a full scan.

Post the log when finished.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 11:52 AM

Hi Sightless......That was the key when you asked "what browser was I using". I use Firefox.

So I searched in F-Fox to see if I saw anything with that name, and there it was.....Complilty.....
So I clicked "remove" and restarted Firefox.
I will report back in the event that the problem still continues.

Thanks for the tip.

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 04:30 PM

Happy to help :)

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:40 PM

That was an ad /spyware that piggybacked its way in with another install.

AS such there is probably more still lurking. Please run the SAS scan above and this...

ADW Cleaner

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.


  • Close all open programs and internet browsers.
  • Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
  • Click on Delete.
  • Confirm each time with Ok.
  • You will be prompted to restart your computer. A text file will open after the restart.
  • Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.
  • You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

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