Problem with iHola search engine

  Thereferee21 12:39 08 Apr 2013

How can i delete the above from my laptop permanently?

  lotvic 13:53 08 Apr 2013

Which OS ?

Which browsers? (need to know all that are on the laptop and which is default) there is additional 'tweaking' to be done even after a search engine has been removed.

does Hola show in Control Panel | Add/Remove ?

  lotvic 15:36 08 Apr 2013

Follow these manual instructions no need to download any progs from the site.

If you use Firefox. Go to Tools >> Add-ons.

Select Extensions. Uninstall the following extension: Hola To remove Hola Toolbar.

Click the small magnifier icon at the right top corner. Select Manage Search Engines... from the list.

Select Search the web (Hola) and click Remove button. Click OK to save the changes.

Go to Tools >> Options. Under the General tab reset the startup homepage.

then in the address put about:config and click on Enter and click on proceed in the upcoming dragons message, then in the search bar write Hola and right click and reset on any feature related to Holasearch

  Thereferee21 16:46 08 Apr 2013

Hi Lotvic,

I am using Windows 7 and have ask, ask jeeves, Google and Bing as search engines Google is my default search engine.


  lotvic 16:50 08 Apr 2013

and your browser is? (Firefox, IE10, Chrome ??) still no matter, if you click on my link it tells you in the manual instructions what to do. (Don't download anything from there as not needed and I can't vouch for any progs)

  Thereferee21 16:55 08 Apr 2013

Sorry Lotvic,

My browser is Chrome.

  lotvic 18:17 08 Apr 2013

So have you read through and then followed the manual instructions on my link?

  Thereferee21 20:36 08 Apr 2013

Hi again,

Yes I have but nothing happened when I used the MailwareBytes programme it did not find the hola search engine so still have the problem.

  Jim_Medley 12:46 09 Apr 2013

ok i have just posted in your second thread about Hola now i see you wrote that you have Chrome so just follow these instructions :

Open Chrome and click on the Google Chrome Menu icon (the three lines on the right hand side of the screen). Then click on Settings. Under On startup, choose the option Open a specific page or set of pages. Then click on Set Pages and delete Hola's page from the list by clicking the small "x" icon beside it. Then click ok. Back on the settings screen under Search click on Manage search engines. If you see Hola Search as a default search, click on a different option and then click Make Default. Then click on done. Once again back on the settings page, click on Extensions on the upper left side of the screen. Remove any Hola extension that you do not want from the list by clicking on the small trash can icon.

  Thereferee21 19:40 09 Apr 2013

Thanks for your help all back to normal now.



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