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Google Chrome appears to have been hijacked?


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#1 JayDPiii

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Posted 18 November 2014 - 01:12 PM

This only happens when i open my browser and go to any page. 
I click a link and the tab goes to that page, but another tab opens with bad stuff,
Does not matter what page I go to, it seems to HiJack clicks in Google Chrome.
I have BitDefender anti-virus, ran CCClaner, ran Advanced System care PRO, ran SpyBot S&D, 
ran AntiMalwareBytes - all show system as clean, no threats found, etc.  
Yet Google Chrome appears to be hijacked, when i click in the browser.  
Only happens on one computer, my desktop. 
I went to use IE Browser, which i never use, to see if it is only Google Chrome, it is only Google Chrome.

Edited by Queen-Evie, 18 November 2014 - 02:32 PM.
moved from Web Browsing/Email and Other Internet Applications to the appropriate forum


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#2 JayDPiii

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Posted 18 November 2014 - 02:39 PM

I believe that I fixed the problem.  
For grins (NOT) I decided to check EXTensions, since it was only happening with one browser.

never saw this type of malware, before,but there was an errant, or whatt appeared to errant EXTension, one I did not recognize apart from the 4 that I only have installed.  I deleted it, and the problem appears to be vanquished!   



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Posted 18 November 2014 - 02:54 PM

Try run AdwCleaner

1.Download from here and save it on desktop.

2.Open the program and wait for update to finish.

3.Click Scan.

4.Click Clean (Make sure close all programs and save your all work before cleaning).

 

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