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  1.    25 Oct 2015 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    10.4 Home 1709 x64

    Check this path: C:\users\{user}\appdata\roaming\maxthon3\apptg\taobao.exe
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  2.    25 Oct 2015 #12
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Posts : 1,568
    Windows 10 Home x64
    Thread Starter

    Well,haha,I'll be marking this as solved again. Never "found" the source, so just reset my machine. No big deal as I had a clean install planned for next week anyway. Did want to find out what it was though, but its gone (I guess). Couldn't access the Maxthon site period for a couple of hours "couldn't resolve domain name", so I'm now trying Firefox after a absence of many years. Haha, I DID find a very old Maxthon version........ 2.5.18 in fact. Its a real blast from the past and since installing it I seem to be able to access the Maxthon site. Not sure if I'll be updating this version or not as I'm having a much closer look at Edge and Firefox now.

    Thanks to all who helped!
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  3.    25 Oct 2015 #13
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
    Posts : 2,562
    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.98

    Hi if you want you can read this link it may help you or anyone else in the future
    What can cause it and how to get rid of it Information and Tips on How to Remove taobao.exe Quickly
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  4.    25 Oct 2015 #14
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 12,942

    Taobao is a Chinese online shopping co. similar to our Amazon. The site in the previous post is very questionable, and promotes SpyHunter, which is also extremely "questionable".
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  5.    26 Oct 2015 #15
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    In a house with a crazy cat trying to kill me
    Posts : 17,348
    Win 7 32, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 64 Pro, Win 10 64 Education Edition

    Quote Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
    Nice seeing you here Borg 386!
    Hello indianacarnie .

    Glad you got is solved, sometimes you don't have much of a choice but to start clean considering how deeply some of these damn things get into the OS.
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