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    Thumbs down My Edge is not a virgin anymore

    Two days after updating to the latest RTM version of Win 10, Edge locked up. I ran Defender, and was greeted by this...

    This browser modifier makes changes to your Internet browser that you can't control.

    It redirects your web browser searches and prevents you from changing your browser settings.

    It can be installed on your PC by third-party software installers.

    Anybody else run into this as well..?? It locks your browser can't open another page, etc.
    Nasty little thing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by schwenzerp View Post
    Two days after updating to the latest RTM version of Win 10, Edge locked up. I ran Defender, and was greeted by this...

    This browser modifier makes changes to your Internet browser that you can't control.

    It redirects your web browser searches and prevents you from changing your browser settings.

    It can be installed on your PC by third-party software installers.

    Anybody else run into this as well..?? It locks your browser can't open another page, etc.
    Nasty little thing...
    Not enough information given to use in forming an opinion. Need screenshot/s, URL, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by schwenzerp View Post
    This browser modifier
    What did "This" refer to?

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    Berton;
    This was the relevant information as viewed in Windows Defender.

    Hope this helps...
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    Did you click the "Get more information" link at the bottom to see what it's about?

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    This browser modifier makes changes to your Internet browser that you can't control.

    It redirects your web browser searches and prevents you from changing your browser settings.

    It can be installed on your PC by third-party software installers.

    Find out more about how and why we identify unwanted software.

    Remove programs
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    You might need to manually remove this program:
    • In Windows 8.1
    • In Windows 7
    • In Windows Vista

    The entry for this program may be called "DefaultTab".


    Remove browser add-ons

    You might need to remove add-ons from your browser:
    • Manage add-ons in Internet Explorer
    • Disable or remove Add-ons in Firefox
    • Uninstall extensions in Chrome
    WINDOWS DEFENDER found and removed the sucker...!!!

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