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When I open a new tab in Google Chrome, it's being redirected to an unwanted url. I don't know how this has happened, and I can't seem to find the relevant settings to disable the redirection and bring back the old speed dial page. How can I get rid of this?

I am being redirected to http://isearch.avg.com

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Have you tried to wipe your profile. Of course the behavior you describe sounds like malware is installed on your system. –  Ramhound Feb 11 '13 at 16:29
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You have Malware. –  That Brazilian Guy Feb 11 '13 at 16:48
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Go to your Chrome settings > Search > Manage search engines > Remove AVG from the listed options (there is an X at the end of the line) > pick another search engine > Done.

This link here describes in detail: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95653

This is not malware as suggested in the comments. It's AVG's search page.

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There is only Google search engine on the list. As I remember, I removed other search engines from the list a few weeks ago. –  Meysam Feb 12 '13 at 4:50
    
Follow these instructions from AVG themselves avg.com/ww-en/secure-search-uninstall Factory reset might be an option if nothing else works. –  Magnum Feb 12 '13 at 7:02
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