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Need help removing what i think is malware

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April 22, 2014 9:41:19 PM

I dont know if this is the right place to ask

So im using chrome and out of nowhere these random ad banners start appearing. ive done scans and nothing is found and i dont know what to look for as far as unknown software as i think ive installed all recent software

the banners appear on any website i would post a pic but i dont know how

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April 22, 2014 9:48:33 PM

At the top right of chrome, there is a button for the main menu (has three horizontal bars). Click this, and to to Tools and then Extensions. If there are any extensions there that you don't recognize or didn't install yourself, uninstall them by clicking the little trashcan icon to the right.
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April 22, 2014 9:52:38 PM

mgolus said:
At the top right of chrome, there is a button for the main menu (has three horizontal bars). Click this, and to to Tools and then Extensions. If there are any extensions there that you don't recognize or didn't install yourself, uninstall them by clicking the little trashcan icon to the right.


i uninstalled all the ones i didn't install the only one i have now is adblocker but the ad banners are still popping up
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April 22, 2014 9:54:52 PM

Have you tried doing a scan with MalwareBytes? It's generally pretty good at picking out strange pieces of adware like this.
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April 22, 2014 10:24:39 PM

someguynamedmatt said:
Have you tried doing a scan with MalwareBytes? It's generally pretty good at picking out strange pieces of adware like this.


thanks that seems to have done the trick
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