Hopefully I've come to the right place, I'm looking for some help please.
Logged on to my laptop this morning and various pop ups were appearing. I'm on windows 8 operating system.
I noticed that my homepage and search box settings have been changed to conduit?
I did have Mcfee on the computer as 'BT Net Protect' but cancelled my BT account recently and the protection went with it. It hasn't been uninstalled.
I've attempted to uninstall odd looking programs. After that, firefox (and IE) was refusing to connect to the internet. I googled from my iphone at that point for a solution and had to untick some kind of proxy server setting. Internet connection is now working but from reading forums, I suspect I have a larger issue.
I think the problem on the firefox screeen contained this
This morning I've installed Avast and Malwarebytes, both currently scanning.
Would someone be able to advise me please? Admittedly I have no idea what I 'm looking for or doing.