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Do-Search or Do Search browser Hijacking ... One Last Step to Resolve problem.

I spent some time trying to clean out the "do-search" villain, but every time I thought I had succeeded, all of my browsers (Chrome, Firefox & Explorer) still redirected to the do-search scam site.

I then noticed the properties target for each of those browser shortcuts had been appended with a do-search redirect, so I easily deleted all the do-search character string behind the actual search target character string and presto, all is well now! (seems well anyway -lol).

After I fixed the target property for each browser shortcut, I noticed the shortcut copies which were pinned to my task bar were still redirecting, so I unpinned each of those and then with each of the actual short-cuts for each browser, I just re-pinned them back to my task bar again and now those all work fine too!

I hope this saves somebody else some time, but first make sure to completely clean the do-search virus!

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Hello and Welcome to Malwarebytes

Sorry you are/were having problems with this search re-direct. We appreciate you sharing your experience in an effort to help others. That being said....

If you want to make sure your are no longer 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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