Unwanted Downloads?

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Ok, so I'm annoyed,

Out of nowhere, this blue search bar appeared under the address bar in Internet Explorer, and I had about 15 new favourite folders that I didn't want.

Firstly, I never say yes to those things, do you wish to install blah blah, cause they're stupid.

Secondly, has anyone else had this problem, before, I believe it also changed my homepage to find-quick.com or something along those lines, does anyone know how to remove this?

I can make it go away,(right click on address bar) take the check mark off of "vieoolyrdrs", but I still know it's there, and it comes back on by itself sometimes, help anyone?
 
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Ive had the same thing happen with me with some stupid casino thing...what i did was right click and delete the favs that it put in...then for the task bar go to add/remove progs and look for somethin with the same name...thats what i did and it didnt come back next time i opened IE
 
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Ya, i tried that, no uninstall program, I had to go digging at the website and find the uninstall program, but I did it.
 
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maybe a relative or friend went on PC once, and installed loads of crap?

my neice was on my PC once, and had virusses all over the place :O.
 
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o.o omg

anyway yeah I had that problem,sadly I forgot what its called,but I found a link to uninstall that little **** and so I got the program,and uninstall it

Again,I forgot what it was called,but I know it was the same as yours because it filled my favourites and desktop with casino crap....
 
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LOL! So many posts, and yet, no answer on how to change the homepage...in IE, click on Tools->Internet Options... then type in the homepage address you want where is says :D!
 

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did you download any cracks? they cause this
 
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Also, KaZaA Media Desktop(not kazaa lite)installs crap like that, and so does Grokster.
 
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Yea it's called spyware.....programs inside of things you download....One time there was "adult content" on one of them...and when my family members went to use my comp, an "underdressed" woman would come up offering certain "services"....arg
 
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Ouch that had to hurt.... I always keep on top of spyware, i run an adaware scan often.
 
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I look for unwanted processes running in the back drop, then search on the executables name and remove it . . . don't connect to the internet to remove it if it asks. These little programs don't have authorization to add themselves to the registry. So it's usually safe to kill them from the folder they are in.
 

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