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Yahoo search takes me to other sites

My yahoo search is taking me to strange sites instead of sites related to the search. I scanned for viruses & malware & still have a problem. If I use the search on my toolbar it works. ANy help?

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  • Randy Hough
    Randy Hough May 11, 2010

    This is a browser high jacker and We will Need to know what search it redirects you to,So we can give the removal instructions.



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Remove yahoo search using add-remove programs. ITs junk anyways and gives you more pop ups anyways. just use the regular yahoo or add the home page as an extra home page so it open to it when you open explorer. ( IE7 + 8) allows multiple Home pages.

Just like google, yahoo tool bar is added clutter.

If you want it though, just remove it like I said and try re-installing it.

Posted on Feb 03, 2009


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