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how can I uninstall

by oldsalt5867 / March 2, 2014 11:29 AM PST

I have windows 7 pc and this toolbar has taken over Google Chrome and I can't get rid of it.. help please

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(NT) I used MalwareBytes & Revo Uninstaller
by wpgwpg / March 2, 2014 11:43 AM PST
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how to uninstall
by oldsalt5867 / March 2, 2014 3:30 PM PST

I have tried both MalwareBytes and Revo Uninstaller, unfortunately neither programme found the toolbar and it does not show in any installed programmes. I have deleted all programmes installed since I first noticed it and to no avail.. It has taken over Google Chrome completely. Fortunately it has not affected Firefox
Thanks.. oldsalt5867

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(NT) Did you try them in Safe Mode?
by wpgwpg / March 3, 2014 12:46 AM PST
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This Should Help Also
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 2, 2014 11:49 AM PST
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how to uninstall
by oldsalt5867 / March 2, 2014 8:16 PM PST
In reply to: This Should Help Also

well seems to have disappeared following all the instructions but unfortunately at the last moment '' seems to have taken its place.. I give up for the day and off to bed
thanks anyway

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by itsdigger / March 3, 2014 2:41 AM PST

Lot's of folks having troubles with Conduit. Grif's instructions should also apply to it though.
Moderator R. Proffitt has another link for instructions floating around somewhere but I can't find them.


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Rinse, repeat.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 3, 2014 3:21 AM PST

Grif's advice should be working but conduit needs more care as it can leave the home page set to conduit. You'll have to set/clear that yourself.

But rinse and repeat.

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re uninstall
by oldsalt5867 / March 3, 2014 5:12 AM PST
In reply to: Rinse, repeat.

Thanks to all, Grif's advice was spot on for 'securesearch2' and is appreciated, but its 8AM here and a busy day ahead but not on the computer, will have another shot at the problem tonight.

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