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    "no ads" virus

    I have Windows 10 running Microsoft Defender and got an advertising virus that is driving me nuts. The pop-up is attached and it also redirects the Chrome browser to various sites and affects the Google search results. I have followed the link at the bottom of the window and the suggestions for removal are useless because that program does not appear in the Windows Uninstall or the Revo Uninstaller. The "X" at the bottom does close that window but reappears with each new page. The "tool" icon brings up an brief menu but no action is taken when selecting one. I have scanned with Malware Bytes and Ad-Aware and they found and I removed some issues but it has not helped with this most pressing issue. Any suggestions?
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    Does the "virus" affect Edge? If not it's likely to be an add-on / modification to Chrome. Try resetting Chrome to default.

    cheers, Paul

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    If that fails, then run AdwCleaner followed by Junkware Removal Tool.

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

    You will find a link for JRT lower down that page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudo15 View Post
    If that fails, then run AdwCleaner followed by Junkware Removal Tool.

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/

    You will find a link for JRT lower down that page.
    THANK YOU! Resetting Chrome worked. I appreciate the prompt and helpful responses.
    Paul

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    The next question,since resetting Chrome, how does one know what happened, and how does one prevent it from happening again?
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
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