Problem with unwanted programmes in updates

  carper 11:32 21 Nov 2014
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Hi, I have just carried out some updates and find I have been lumbered with a browser called Volteran. I have tried to uninstall this using Revo uninstaller and also on the control panel page followed by a restart. I also cannot get back to my Firefox start page. Any help greatly appreciated I am running Window 8.1 Regards Carper

  john bunyan 12:07 21 Nov 2014

Download and run ADWCleaner, - let it scan and accept recommendations - restart and scan with Malawarebytes also.

ADWCleaner

  john bunyan 12:12 21 Nov 2014

AS an alternative you could try a system restore to before the problem arose.

  carper 13:02 21 Nov 2014
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Thanks for your replies. I have run Malware Bytes which brought up 800 faults all Pup Votoran My Firefox browser has come back as normal. Thanks again. sorted Regards Carper

  mole1944 13:19 21 Nov 2014

When you download updates don't click on the automatic update ,click on custom that way you won't automatically download most of this crudware.

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