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StartNow keeps hijacking my home page [Closed]


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Jense

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StartNow keeps hijacking my home page in Chrome and Windows 7 Internet Explorer. I went to config sys & start up and un checked. I went to properties in both browsers and put in my home page (my.yahoo. It is back to normal for a while but then reverts back to StartNow. Maybe it is SearchNow.
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Essexboy

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Hi there lets see how this goes


Download AdwCleaner from here to your desktop
Run AdwCleaner and select Delete

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Once done it will ask to reboot, allow this
On reboot a log will be produced please attach that

THEN

Download OTL to your Desktop
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  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.

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  • Select All Users
  • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in

    netsvcs
    BASESERVICES
    %SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
    /md5start
    services.*
    explorer.exe
    winlogon.exe
    Userinit.exe
    svchost.exe
    winsock.*
    /md5stop
    CREATERESTOREPOINT

  • Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
  • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
  • Post both logs

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Essexboy

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