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Bing has hijacked my search engine

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#1 larbec69


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Posted 28 February 2015 - 11:14 PM

I am using firefox and it apears that Bing has hijacked my search engine.  Even if I go back and change it through the options it continues to open a new web page as Bing.  I looked in my program files and I do not see Bong or Google anywhere. I have ran malwarebytes and a spybot and hijack this and can not seem to remove it.  I can not even remove it from the list.  The remove button is grayed out.  Any information is appreciated!

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#2 frankp316


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Posted 01 March 2015 - 10:35 AM

You might want to refresh your Firefox settings. A few months ago, Firefox changed their default search to Yahoo which uses Bing.






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