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Download and run Chrome Cleaner
https://www.google.com/chrome/cleanup-tool/

If that didn't work:

Lets try this:

Start Task Manager
To start Task Manager, take any of the following actions:
Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE, and then click Task Manager.
or
Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC.

End the process for **all** Google and / or Chrome items.


Reset your browser settings
1.In the top-right corner of the browser window, click the Chrome menu
2.Select Settings.
3.At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
4.Under the section "Reset settings,” click Reset settings.
5.In the dialog that appears, click Reset.


**If that didn't do the trick**

Start Task Manager
To start Task Manager, take any of the following actions:
Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE, and then click Task Manager.
or
Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC.

End the process for **all** Google and / or Chrome items.


If you have Bookmarks that you want to save, you want to do that first.

Export / Import Bookmarks.
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/96816?hl=en


We need to uninstall Chrome completely and remove the user folder, then re-install it if you want to keep Chrome


It's hidden so we have to show hidden files and folders.

Here's how to display hidden files and folders.

    Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button (Windows Globe), clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

    Click the View tab.

    Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then click OK.

    Go to: C:\Users\(your name)\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data  <----Delete this folder
    Go to: C:\Users\(your name)\AppData\Local\Google  <----Delete this folder

 

Now we need to rehide files, folders:

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button (Windows Globe) , clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

    Click the View tab.

    Under Advanced settings, uncheck Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then click OK.


Also if you have utilized chrome's "sync" ability, that may be bringing the infection back as well we need to uninstall


check the section for "delete your synced data from your Google Account " at the bottom of the page

http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=185277


Reinstall Chrome
https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/

Please install AdBlock for Chrome:
https://adblockplus.org/category/adblock-plus-chrome/

**Let me know if that solves the issue.**


p((. _Larry Tate - *"LDT"*
Consumer Support Specialist & Malware Removal Specialist_
!https://www.malwarebytes.org/images/staff.png(Crushes Malware Restores Confidence)!:https://www.malwarebytes.org/

 

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