how would i rid my pc of bad download?

  johnnyrocker 11:31 23 Jan 2013

last night i was silly enough to do an adaware upgrade from lavasoft which scupppered my pc in that it crawled all over it IE toolbars etc which i declined yet it still went ahead and installed.

i have uninstalled via revo, ran cc cleaner (update version) removed two of the three files found in doc search the third one can't be as windows says it cannot read from it, so can't delete, tried looking in prog files no luck also did a system restore am no further on as i still have two little icons at bottom of pic, one says spam, the other opens a lavasoft page to purchase which i definately do not want.

sorry to be long winded but felt a full as possible an explanation might help, cannot play games now as pop up windows will not open.

XP3 sygate firewall avg, any ideas please?

  northumbria61 11:34 23 Jan 2013
  johnnyrocker 11:45 23 Jan 2013

many thank but i have already past the stages advised although i may have done it in the wrong order


  lotvic 15:44 23 Jan 2013

If it's left you with the Blekko search toolbar and homepage stuff (that gets installed even if you refuse it) these instructions might help uninstall the blekko

  johnnyrocker 16:04 23 Jan 2013

my thanks for that but a prob i do not have, my main concern is in games where the pop up windows dont to enable a game


  lotvic 17:13 23 Jan 2013

Try the solutions on help

"Many pop-up blockers can be temporarily disabled by holding down the Control (CTRL), ALT, or SHIFT key when you click a link. For example, before you click the Play Now button, hold down the Control, ALT, or Shift key. Be sure to continue to hold down the key until the pop-up window appears. To test if your pop-up blocker can be disabled this way, run the pop-up blocker test again, but this time, hold down the (CTRL), ALT, or SHIFT key." and there's more on the link..

  johnnyrocker 15:17 24 Jan 2013

many thanks for offers etc prob was due to a faulty java prog.


  john bunyan 15:23 24 Jan 2013

It may be worth doing a system restore to before the date you did the update. It may be too late if you have done other changes...but restore to before a programme was installed usually works.

  johnnyrocker 20:44 25 Jan 2013

john bunyan

i tried that mate but it dint help, solution was that posted before yours, but cheers


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