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Old 09-24-2020, 09:29 AM
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How can I get rid of this Comet search virus that has hacked my chrome browser on my BC. None of the removal tools work. It won't even let me change the setting in the "settings"

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Browser hijackers are a PITA. Here's one of the better articles on it I've seen.

2nd, are you not running an anti-virus program? Should have nipped this at outset.

https://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-comet-search/
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Have you tried malwarebytes?
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Watching to much porn.............................
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In Chrome...settings (the elipses in upper right corner)....extensions....remove Comet.
Remove Relevant Knowledge in add/remove programs (called programs and features now)
Now, download, and run, ADWCleaner....it's free, it specifically works on browsers
https://www.malwarebytes.com/adwcleaner/

Next, the home version of MalwareBytes.....don't bother buying the PRO version (unless you want to..it's good)..you can update and scan with a PRO trial without paying or giving CC info..and then uninstall when done.
https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/thankyou/
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There is no such thing as watching too much porn.

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Run "HouseCall" from Trend Micro and see if that takes care of it.
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Originally Posted by LI Sound Grunt View Post
How can I get rid of this Comet search virus that has hacked my chrome browser on my BC. None of the removal tools work. It won't even let me change the setting in the "settings"

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here's a link for you.

https://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-comet-search/
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Thanks

I have an old "legacy"Malwarebytes program that is was able to delete but it won't let me install the new one.I really need a newer PC as there is no longer support for Windows 7 which is the base of my problem I suppose.
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Somewhere around their site you'll find a link for the prior version 3......
https://support.malwarebytes.com/hc/...for-Windows-v3

Should be able to still run that...and update definitions.
The ADWCleaner I linked should still run though..and that one focuses on the browser more.

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