Computer help forum: blekko wiped my browsers after cnet download?!?!

by: elektrasabertooth May 14, 2012 3:46 AM PDT

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blekko wiped my browsers after cnet download?!?!

by elektrasabertooth - 5/14/12 3:46 AM

Having been a Cnet member for a long time, I trust their downloads, however after recently downloading some file converters and codecs, I logged in the next day to find all my home pages on all my browsers (except chrome) wiped clean and instead there is this horrible looking blekko spam free web search in its place?!
I've managed to get rid of most of it but am still working on it, on all of my browsers and in my control panel to make it go away, it overwrote all of my home pages and all my previous tabs were destroyed in the process! Very unhappy with Cnet at the moment! I didn't once get an option to install this during my downloads. sad

What exactly is this Blekko thing and why did it overwrite all of my stuff? And why is it so troublesome to get rid of?! I've seen lots of threads in google regarding this too so its not just me who was hit with it.

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