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how do i delete omniboxes from win 7

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#1 donar


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Posted 11 June 2015 - 02:26 AM

i use opera , somehow i have picked up omniboxes , can anyone tell me how to delete it please ? thanks donar

Edited by Budapest, 11 June 2015 - 04:46 AM.
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#2 EvaGreenLove


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Posted 11 June 2015 - 03:51 AM



Welcome to Bleep Computer!


You can try these steps as below:


1.Put an end to all running web browsers.

2.Right-click Start menu to choose “Control Panel”.

3.Hit “Uninstall a program” from “Programs”.

4.Delete all malicious and unknown programs on your PC.


. Remove Omniboxes from Internet explorer.

1. start internet explorer, click Tools, Internet Options.

2. Click Advanced button, following hit Reset.

3. Tick “delete personal settings”, and hit Reset.

4. Just click Close button when all steps are finished.


. Delete Omniboxes from Mozilla Firefox.

1. Start Mozilla Firefox.

2. Click Help to find “Troubleshooting Information”.

3. From “Troubleshooting Information”, hit “Reset Firefox”.


. Get rid of Omniboxes from Google Chrome.

1. Launch Google Chrome, and click Settings.

2. Click Enable/Uninstall from Extensions to get rid of unwanted programs.


If you can't remove Omniboxes from your computer, please follow the post (link to outside malware removal guide deleted) From the related article, you may solve the problem soon.


Good luck to you!  :bananas: 

Edited by Queen-Evie, 11 June 2015 - 08:09 AM.
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#3 donar

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Posted 12 June 2015 - 02:40 AM

hi thanks to you all for your help, following the instructions i got rid of omniboxes in chrome and firefox , did not work in I/E and i did it twice , as no details were offered regarding opera  i simple uninstalled the opera browser and re-installed it the next day , no problems so far , i do not use I/E so it is not a problem to me .


regards and thanks again , donar 

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