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Offline melelee

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one big problem with ask.com
« on: March 26, 2009, 02:38:05 PM »
I havent good experience in english language but i need write my problem. I dont know how installed ask.com toolbar in my computer. I know this toolbar maybe be in applications who allowed install this toolbar in computer. It was unchecked. But now i havent toolbar and i need to go to non exist web page computer slow down sometimes frozen after one minute later firefox show me this page doesnt exist. If i have more than one tabs open in firefox on next tab i have had opened page for example google.com and than this page was aborted and shown me page ask.com with similar references. It is probably ask.com bad work. If i used spybot search and destroy it found only doubleclick spyware only one malware bytes not found and avast not found. I need this somethink ask.com delete! Default search system in firefox was defined ask.com later I delete this one and choosen google.com default search system. In add or delete programs in windows havent ask.com toolbar to delete. In IE 7 I havent this problem only firefox frozen when I go to non exist webpage I think its ask.com something. This ask.com bad toolbar eset nod32 clasificated like virus this toolbar is very bad what I can do?
« Last Edit: March 26, 2009, 02:40:28 PM by melelee »

Offline scythe944

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Re: one big problem with ask.com
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2009, 02:47:38 PM »
You can go to add/remove programs in your control panel and remove it from there.

Or, if you use Internet Explorer 7, you can click, Tools > Toolbars, then uncheck the Ask.com toolbar.

Alternatively, you could click Tools > Internet Options.  Click the Advanced tab, Scroll down a bit and UNCHECK "Enable Third-party Browser Extensions" then close and re-open your browser.
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Offline melelee

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Re: one big problem with ask.com
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2009, 02:50:40 PM »
I havent in add/remove programs ask.com toolbar

In IE7 i havent this problem only in firefox

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Re: one big problem with ask.com
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2009, 03:08:25 PM »
if i write non exist page for example

http://www.ask.com/web?o=101701&l=dis&gct=dns&gc=1&q=www.sdfsdf0.com&qsrc=2870

i need firefox write me page non exist no use ask.com i need change it

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Re: one big problem with ask.com
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2009, 03:36:34 PM »
Ok, so you need to change your default search engine in firefox.  Try this:

In your address bar, type in: “about:config”

Inside of the filter search box, type in:

browser.search.defaultenginename

Double click that entry (or right click and choose “Modify”) and then type in the name of the search engine you wish to have as the default search engine. It must be one that you already have installed and also make sure you type in the name correctly.

Now if you type in “Yahoo”, restart Firefox and when your browser comes back up you will see the red Yahoo “Y” and Yahoo as your default search engine.

This info came from here: http://www.firefoxfacts.com/2008/01/13/change-default-search-in-firefox/
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Re: one big problem with ask.com
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2009, 04:35:15 PM »
very stupid system unistall firefox and delete all priority mozilla files from regedit NOW is all right

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Re: one big problem with ask.com
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2009, 04:36:31 PM »
Ok, well, that works too!
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