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incredibar search? how do i get rid


johnnyrocker

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this search facility/title came about recently while being part of a download which i declined it now seems to want to attach itself to all my searches, have looked in add/remove and it isn't there ordinary search turns up nothing, revo has no trace. any advice on how to remove please?

XP pro sp3 etc

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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johnnyrocker

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my thanks for that tip i followed the instructions and malware did not find anything nor the other idea re add ons

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Nontek

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I had the same problem a little while ago - this is how I solv3ed it ...

From the horses mouth ...

In addition, to prevent IncrediMail from alerting you regarding the change you have made in the future, please do the following:

 1. Open IncrediMail.

 2. Select the 'Tools' drop-down menu and select 'Options..'.

 3. In the window that opens, click the 'Security' tab and uncheck the 'Notify me about changes in my homepage settings' checkbox.
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johnnyrocker

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my thanks for the suggestions unfortunately it was not of much help as config is not the same in firefox as described.

johnny

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difarn

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Did you try uninstalling it this way...

Did you also look for the small down arrow just to the right of the URL box - when clicked this should give you a list of search engines available - by clicking on "manage search engines" you should be able to delete it.

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Nontek

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The configeration is in Incredimail not Firefox - I am using Firefox too, but this has nothing to do with it.

Tools>Options>Security tab in Incredimail!

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johnnyrocker

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difarn

appreciate your advice but neither options are there.

Nontek.

i do not have incredimail at all i may have mislead you for which i apologise if that is the case

johnny

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Nontek

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Yes, I thought the download you mentioned was Incredimail - so what was the download that carried Incredibar?

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difarn

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A poster on another forum was successful when locating and removing a programme called WebAssistant which apparently comes with Incredimail/Incredibar and hides the search engine control programme. This article may be of interest.

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