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Hello, I have recently ran Malwarebytes normally in Quick Scan and then waited a while and came across some kind of malicious software called Hijack.Homepage. So I've decided to remove it and then it told me to restart to remove it. So I did, and after my system restarted I wanted to make sure if it's gone so I scanned it again and then, the same software popped up. So I removed, restarted, scanned again and it's still there. So for a while I've did the same thing over and over again like a maniac and nothing really changed. I've also scanned with Norton 360 and then after the scan the Hijack.Homepage hasn't been detected. So I looked up some stuff about this Hijack.Homepage and found this:

  • Home page or other settings change on your computer. Links are added that point to websites that you'd usually avoid.

  • You can't navigate to certain web pages, such as antispyware and other security software sites.

  • A seemingly endless barrage of ads pops up on your screen.

  • New toolbars or Favorites are installed that give you icons and links to web pages that you don't want.

  • Your computer runs sluggishly. Malicious software can slow down your computer.

But none of these seems to be the problem in my browser. What could be wrong?



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Hello and Welcome to Malwarebytes

It could be a rootkit that may be re-infecting the computer, it would be best to have one of the experts help you with cleaning up the computer.

Being that you are probably infected, feel free to follow the instructions below to receive free, one-on-one expert assistance in checking your system and clearing out any infections and correcting any damage done by the malware.

Please see the following pinned topic which has information on how to get help with this: Available Assistance for Possibly Infected Computers

Thank you

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