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Windows 7: Random Pop Up Ad "Empowering Your Opinions"

15 Jun 2013   #11
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 



1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. Go to Tools > Options.
3. On General tab, proceed to ”Change search defaults” and click the “Settings” button.
4. You will see a list of search providers. Select your desired search provider and click the button “Set as default” to replace Web Assistant.
5. You may now remove Remove anything with Empowering from the list.



1. Open Mozilla Firefox .
2. On Google’s Search box, click the “arrow down” beside the logo.
3. Select “Manage Search Engine” from the drop-down list.
4. Choose your desired search default (like Google) and click the button “Move up.” It should be on the top of the list to set it as default.
5. You can now remove other installed search engine.



1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click on the Wrench icon on top right corner of the browser.
3. Choose “Settings” from the drop down list.
4. Click on “Manage search engines” under SEARCH settings area.
5. Hover your mouse to a preferred search engine and click “Make default.”
6. Remove anything with Empowering from this list by clicking on the X mark.


Disable any Toolbar in
1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. On top menu, click on Tools > Manage Add-ons.
3. Select ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ on left window. Remove anything with Empowering from this list name on right window.
4. Click on ‘Disable’.

Disable any Toolbar in
1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
2. Press Ctrl+Shift+A on your keyboard.
3. You will see a list of Extensions. Remove anything with Empowering from this list.

Disable any Toolbar in
1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click on the Wrench icon on top right corner of the browser.
3. Select ‘Settings’ from the drop-down list.
4. On left sidebar, click on Extensions.
5. Select the program you want to remove.


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15 Jun 2013   #12
ecko69x

Windows 8 64bit
 
 

I only get it when Firefox is up. The ad opens a new tab and redirects me to the site. The only thing I have for add on/extentions are Adblock Plus, My Wot, Adobe Flash Player, Shockwave Player.
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15 Jun 2013   #13
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Ok . Lets see something . Right click on Firefox on the desktop and choose Properties inside the General tap in the Target section what does it say ?
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15 Jun 2013   #14
ecko69x

Windows 8 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Ok . Lets see something . Right click on Firefox on the desktop and choose Properties inside the General tap in the Target section what does it say ?
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"
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15 Jun 2013   #15
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Ok that's good . Thought it will have a website or another path after it .

Run DDS

Click here DDS

Click on Download Now button

When the download is complete . Drag the DDS program from the Downloads folder to your Desktop

Double click the DDS icon on the Desktop then click the Run button to run the tool.

Place a check next to attact.txt and click Start . When done, DDS will open two logs
DDS.txt
Attach.txt

Save two logs onto your desktop and upload them with your reply
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