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Some computers die from this.
The majority of the computers I have seen with similar issues usually have a far deeper imbedded infection that mainly exists to recreate itself if removal is done, also these cross-scripting weaknesses are in virtually every major site on the net. One linked to Google was one of the worst and destroyed the hard drive after creating a partition to remain even if a full restore was done.. These also are very likely to have a logger, I mention this because you mentioned changing your password and then logging off. If a logger was installed then they just got your new password. I do question the crosscripting in this event since you did click on a link, there would be no need for crossscripting, clicking that link was the point everything changed.
It must be understood that some of the browser redirect infections can change their name every day, so no definition can be created. Antivirus or Malware can usually not even find a problem with the more sophisticated malwares, but activity by the PC viewed is the easiest way to detect by the user themselves. If your email is shut down by Yahoo it will be likely that the hack is still effective and sending out spam, but can be employed to gather bank data, etc. Another indication is all of your browsers start redirecting you to other sites. I do agree with TheHunter2309, that Norton Antivirus is better, or even Avast, Malwarebytes is fine.
Check everything and if you need to restore to factory settings, use DVD Restore and try to delete even your restore points before attempting restore. If you can get the real data on the partitions from the manufacturer, and then check to see if there are any extra partitions. Use the details view of the drive as the graphic view is hard to tell if there are extra partitions, they are so small.
Would love to hear how this has all turned out.
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