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Problem with iHola search engine


Thereferee21
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How can i delete the above from my laptop permanently?

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lotvic

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Which OS ?

Which browsers? (need to know all that are on the laptop and which is default) there is additional 'tweaking' to be done even after a search engine has been removed.

does Hola show in Control Panel | Add/Remove ?

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lotvic

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Follow these manual instructions no need to download any progs from the site.

If you use Firefox. Go to Tools >> Add-ons.

Select Extensions. Uninstall the following extension: Hola To remove Hola Toolbar.

Click the small magnifier icon at the right top corner. Select Manage Search Engines... from the list.

Select Search the web (Hola) and click Remove button. Click OK to save the changes.

Go to Tools >> Options. Under the General tab reset the startup homepage.

then in the address put about:config and click on Enter and click on proceed in the upcoming dragons message, then in the search bar write Hola and right click and reset on any feature related to Holasearch

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Thereferee21

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Hi Lotvic,

I am using Windows 7 and have ask, ask jeeves, Google and Bing as search engines Google is my default search engine.

Cheers

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lotvic

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and your browser is? (Firefox, IE10, Chrome ??) still no matter, if you click on my link it tells you in the manual instructions what to do. (Don't download anything from there as not needed and I can't vouch for any progs)

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Thereferee21

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Sorry Lotvic,

My browser is Chrome.

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lotvic

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So have you read through and then followed the manual instructions on my link?

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Thereferee21

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Hi again,

Yes I have but nothing happened when I used the MailwareBytes programme it did not find the hola search engine so still have the problem.

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Jim_Medley

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ok i have just posted in your second thread about Hola now i see you wrote that you have Chrome so just follow these instructions :

Open Chrome and click on the Google Chrome Menu icon (the three lines on the right hand side of the screen). Then click on Settings. Under On startup, choose the option Open a specific page or set of pages. Then click on Set Pages and delete Hola's page from the list by clicking the small "x" icon beside it. Then click ok. Back on the settings screen under Search click on Manage search engines. If you see Hola Search as a default search, click on a different option and then click Make Default. Then click on done. Once again back on the settings page, click on Extensions on the upper left side of the screen. Remove any Hola extension that you do not want from the list by clicking on the small trash can icon.

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Thereferee21

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Thanks for your help all back to normal now.

Cheers

Ian

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