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Windows 7: Malware has highjacked my search function

14 Aug 2012   #1

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
Malware has highjacked my search function

I followed the advice of a posting in another sectioni of this forum, and downloaded a "free download" suggestion. It turns out to have been malware. Now the search function of my browser has been stolen. Its logo is shown in the attachment. How do I get rid of it, and restore Google?

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14 Aug 2012   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

Could you give us a hint what you downloaded and from where?
Can you give us the post you found this download in?
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