|No the e-how article doesn't work. Especially because it won't even show up in firefox extensions. The problem is much deeper then that. This virus deeproots itself, to the point that you think it's gone but it will always "pop" back up randomly and slow down your computer. My husband (who is a computer "techie") has been trying to figure this out for months. Every time he would think he finally got it a few days later I'd go on a random site (like yahoo or google ) primarily "safe" sites, and some how this little bugger will pop up. Finally just 15 minutes ago we got rid of it for good...FINALLY!|
Type - about:config into your address bar.
Then type "shop" in the new menu bar (do NOT type shop at home, it won't show up) after you type "Shop" and it brings you to the matches.
Click yes to sarky comment from firefox about warning about voiding warranty (Don't worry there is no such thing as a warranty for a browsers.
Then delete the one where the url contains "shopathome.com"
To "delete"-rick click the url and then click "modify" and backspace over the url.
That should work =)