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My home PC has been "hi-jacked" by searchnu.com406. The effect is that my internet browser automatically reverts to the browser ~ which is a Google lookalike. PC behaving in a peculiar manner. Have tried to reinstall to an earlier date. Have read on the net that many other people having similar issues difficult to remove. Seems to be linked to iLivid programme which appears to have been downloaded in September 2011. Have run a complete scan.but no success in eradicating this issue. Hope that you can assist.please be gentle! I am not a PC Tekkie!

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Hi,welcome to the forum!

Please,make logs with hijackthis!

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:welcome: nedosharry

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Many thanks for your kind responses. Think that I have resolved the issue (fingers crossed!). Looks like an uninstall of a programme called iLivid + windows searchnu...(both fairly well hidden to my inexperienced eye) has resolved the issue. PC back to normal + no redirections from web browsers (IE + Google Chrome) to the searchnu browser. The other symptom that I was experiencing was a loss of Word + Excel. Once I had uninstalled the iLivid + windowssearchnu.....Word prompted me to download an update ~ and commenced to function again. Seems that in September last year I downloaded a game from Bandoo...iLivid came with it + searchnu. Sorry if this was a little basic for you guys.

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