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For some time now I have been trying to get rid of this malware. It seems to effect my browser by making findamo.com my homepage. I have uninstalled mozilla and google chrome because of this issue. It seems to not be affecting IE but I cant be sure. I have searched and deleted it from everywhere I found it (programs files, registry keys). I have ran several different antimalware programs (malwarebytes, super antispyware, avast, etc.) and none of them are removing it. As of right now, there are about 60 files in my C: drive that are named crazy things like "2aa3b7021a5e19397fccfc" and inside each of them is an empty folder that says "bProtectorForWindows". When I attempt to delete these files and folders it states that I don't have permissions for them. If I manage to change permissions, I am still unable to delete them. These crazy files are even in Recovery Partition (presario_rp d:) drive. I am so frustrated and I have read that this thing is hijacking personal data constantly. Please help.

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