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Yahoo Search Engine Not Wanted


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I use Chrome Browser primarily and Google is/was my default Search Engine. Recently however Yahoo became my default search engine. I do not want this. I made Google my default again in settings and removed the Yahoo extension, restarted my PC ran the most current version of MalwareBytes, however Yahoo is still popping up when I do searches....very frustrating. I sure this is malicious intent, but MalwareBytes is not picking this up to remove it. Do you have any ideas?

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Thanks Porthos for guiding me here to take a look.  I saw this before by went by it because I was looking for "Yahoo". After your post I scrutinized the listings her. I did not see Yahoo listed anywhere, but I did see this Unfamiliar Search Engine, I took it out and now Yahoo is not coming up anymore. Whatever "Browse Safely" is, it had Yahoo hidden in it.  

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So you have it under control? Do you need additional assistance checking or cleaning up the computer?

I also suggest the following if you have sync enabled in Chrome so that the search engins do not get synced back.

 

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