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I looked in Addons and found nothing.

It hides itself as a browser extension, especially in Chrome. If you want faster options, find a program called Adwcleaner. It works wonders. If he's got conduit, I would bet money there is at least one more malware infection as well. I see conduit at least once a day on customer's computers.
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post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by zooterboy View Post

It hides itself as a browser extension, especially in Chrome. If you want faster options, find a program called Adwcleaner. It works wonders. If he's got conduit, I would bet money there is at least one more malware infection as well. I see conduit at least once a day on customer's computers.

second most common thing next to search conduit is "qone8.com search" biggest malware installer ever, it even tries to install exploited versions of java
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post #13 of 16
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I followed : http://youtu.be/hO3qbWW8PiM

It seems to have worked, what else i needed to do was remove it from the search engine fine and then i just reset Firefox. THINK its gone now. No idea how i even got it.

Only thing i can think of was a bad Avast, might uninstall it and try and download it somewhere else.

Avast found nothing but its its corrupted then maybe its not meant to. Getting Malware bytes to do a full scan now as well
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post #14 of 16
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Originally Posted by ArmageddonAsh View Post

I followed : http://youtu.be/hO3qbWW8PiM

It seems to have worked, what else i needed to do was remove it from the search engine fine and then i just reset Firefox. THINK its gone now. No idea how i even got it.

Only thing i can think of was a bad Avast, might uninstall it and try and download it somewhere else.

Avast found nothing but its its corrupted then maybe its not meant to. Getting Malware bytes to do a full scan now as well

Conduit is malware, not a virus. Antivirus programs rarely find malware, especially conduit. I can tell you that paid versions of Panda, Kaspersky, Webroot, and Trend Micro skip right over conduit every time.
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Maleware bytes seems to have confirmed i got an iffy Avast as its installer had something iffy inside and made Malware Bytes go crazy - Does this mean the installed Avast will be infected as well?
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post #16 of 16
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Maleware bytes seems to have confirmed i got an iffy Avast as its installer had something iffy inside and made Malware Bytes go crazy - Does this mean the installed Avast will be infected as well?

Not necessarily, because security software detects behaviors, and they seem to always suspect one another. Are you scanning with malwarebytes in safe mode?
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