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Every time I start Firefox I get a warning from Malwarebytes that it

has blocked 66.235.126.55, it is only on one machine. My home page

for Firefox is My Way and I have used it for years. Can someone help

me get rid of this problem?

I don't know how to figure out what is causing it since all my machines start with the same home page when I start Firefox.

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Thanks,

I just don't get why it would not come up on my other two active computers, but this one has it happen every time I start Firefox. I have used myway for years and it may be hard to convince my husband. I will do a virus check.

:)

I just checked myway it seems it's dangerous site. Involved in phishing, malware distribution and other things.

http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/myway.com

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I did notice that my search bar had changed from Google to Ask.com, I changed it back to Google, but it still did it. Then I deleted it as an option, but it was still happening. Ask.com is not an option on this machine I am using right now. I will see how the scan comes out and I talked to my husband and he said it was okay to go to Yahoo for our home page if it seems necessary. Thanks,

I should add that the head company is IAC which has a very poorly rated site. Mostly rated for malicious content. They also own ask.com famous for the ask toolbar. Since they are an advertising company mbam blocks them due to adware.
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I did start to add it to the ignore list, but then I decided to see what I could find out on the forum. After that machine finishes the virus scan I will follow up with the great suggestions here, thanks

ONLY if you do want to use this site -

First go to control panel and delete the ASK toolbar -Then follow the directions above -

Thank You -

EDIT -

If you use the Yahoo home page , make sure you also delete the Yahoo Toolbar -

I now use Google as my home page and navigate from there -

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Control Panel will usually fully remove it better - This site has a good remover also RA Products Uninstallers -

AntiSeptic 1.1 removes all entries of Ask Toolbar, AIM Toolbar, DVDVideoSoft Toolbar, Yahoo! Toolbar, MsgPlus! Toolbar

Yes , any way to remove the (sometimes misleading toolbar) is ideal - It has a very bad reputation these days (started out OK but it slipped)

Just make sure it is not left in programs somewhere -

Thank You -

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I used Control Panel to uninstall and once I restarted Firefox after the machine did a restart the message was gone, however my search engine options still showed Ask.com as an option in fact it was in the active box like the default, but I found I had to remove it from the list to get rid of that also. I did not like Ask.com and I probably accidentally let install somewhere. If it all holds I am very happy. I am going to look at Google for my home page, but am not sure if it would give me all I want for a start page, I hate to go in and enter all my options. It would be better if I had a batch of choices to choose from. Yahoo is already set up we toggle between Myway and Yahoo.

Thanks,

Control Panel will usually fully remove it better - This site has a good remover also RA Products Uninstallers -

Yes , any way to remove the (sometimes misleading toolbar) is ideal - It has a very bad reputation these days (started out OK but it slipped)

Just make sure it is not left in programs somewhere -

Thank You -

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Hi again -

You will find if you open Control Panel > Internet Options , on the first page (General) where you set your home page , that you can enter several choices on top of each other - Each one will be on a seperate tab at the top of your home page -

I did not mention that I listed my ISP as my second tab so that I can check usage and contact them for problems -

Just always make sure when you load any home page that it may give the option of a toolbar - Always untick these items -

So you can have 2 or 3 home pages stacked on each other - :)

Thank You -

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Thanks, I will have to try that one.

Hi again -

You will find if you open Control Panel > Internet Options , on the first page (General) where you set your home page , that you can enter several choices on top of each other - Each one will be on a seperate tab at the top of your home page -

I did not mention that I listed my ISP as my second tab so that I can check usage and contact them for problems -

Just always make sure when you load any home page that it may give the option of a toolbar - Always untick these items -

So you can have 2 or 3 home pages stacked on each other - :P

Thank You -

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