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I want Yahoo but everytime I change it to Yahoo.com that darn MSN.COM home page comes back. On Vista or Windows 7 you may need to open your text editor by right-clicking, then select "Run as Administrator". The HOSTS file is another favorite target of hijacking software. My first lesson came when I downloaded an application from a site that I trusted, CNET (I also got hit with the Conduit drive-by, My second "ouch" moment was the result his comment is here

this will “overwrite” (or whatever happens) the msn version of IE on your system and stop it from rearing its ugly head. There's prob a quicker way but this works so who cares. Review and reset your home page, security settings, privacy settings, etc. If the problem happened recently, System Restore may "undo" the problem and get you back to normal.

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I even had the Pro version ... Google has always been my homepage.As soon as I shut down the Lenovo computer which has Vista and then turn on the computer again up comes MSN.com.Please assist me and advise Is there antway to get the old home page back as i liked it alot better than now thank you Reply David Spicer says: December 13, 2009 at 3:24 pm I’ll While this may sound complicated, it’s not.

Thank you again Cathy Reply Janet Steros says: July 8, 2011 at 7:24 am wow i failed to get thru. I did exactly what you suggested....and voila.....all is back to normal. Register now! https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1060867 Reply Fiona says: September 27, 2010 at 2:04 am Hi there I am visiting South Africa and when I ma back home in the US my homepage is MSN USA.

It offers to replace newer preferences in the place of what you have already selected (Mail, Photo Viewer, etc). type about:config in the URL box and when the page opens put http into the search box and find any reference to msn.com and removed it. now it goes to msnbc as i browse . Todd Posted by: richard 07 May 2014 On Vista, the Windows Live Essentials 2011 (KB2424419) "Update" installs a Bing Bar as well as Replacing your "Windows Live Toolbar".

I was very worried from the functionality of this hijacker. In the end the local Geek Squad had to operate. Should You Reset Your Web Browser? Most people who do this within their browser settings can have fewer problems.

Bye-bye MSN weasels. I always watch for the "extras" offered during downloads; this was an update, so it had no series of "Next" pages. Lois Reply richard says: December 26, 2009 at 10:01 pm I do not like the new msn home page and woukd like to see the old one come back. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help

The first thing, I did try to use was Malwarebytes. The system restore will have done its job if you restored back to a date prior to the virus being added but even after the restore, Chrome will retain the setting Could some please help me figure out what is going on? mfesmfk;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mfesmfk.sys [2009-6-14 49480] R3 NETw5v64;Intel(R) Wireless WiFi Link 5000 Series Adapter Driver for Windows Vista 64 Bit;C:\Windows\System32\drivers\NETw5v64.sys [2008-11-17 4751360] S1 SASDIFSV;SASDIFSV;C:\Program Files (x86)\SUPERAntiSpyware\sasdifsv.sys [2009-11-11 9968] S1 SASKUTIL;SASKUTIL;C:\Program Files (x86)\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASKUTIL.SYS [2009-11-11 74480]

Reply Mel Runge says: May 13, 2010 at 1:14 pm What are the advantages of upgrading to IE-8? Posted by: Robert 08 May 2014 Someone I know (not me) did a dumb thing by downloading some "coupon" site software off some pop-up ad. And Adwcleaner will find and remove crap that MBAM or Spybot won't find.

Then select “use current page.” In IE, it is very similar.

After a long lecture and an explanation on how to install programs I get their PC back into working order and do a little maintenance too (update programs, run CCleaner, Defrag, Jan 27, 2017 In Progress need help please respond macho39019, Dec 5, 2016, in forum: Virus & Other Malware Removal Replies: 1 Views: 178 askey127 Dec 5, 2016 New Help please, ALERT: Serious Internet Explorer Flaw Discovered Have You Been to The Opera Browser Lately? Reply Comment navigation ← Older Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

This makes it dang fast to load and since the location bar is the same as typing in a google.com search page, it's the same same search.Go fast, don't look back?Bob I hope that my experiences with the sites and the software that I purchased to protect me from these issues is helpful to some... Firefox and IE redirect problems Started by simon111 , Dec 09 2009 09:36 AM This topic is locked 2 replies to this topic #1 simon111 simon111 Members 1 posts OFFLINE There's more reader feedback...

How do I change my Twitter Profile Photo? In fact, it’s remarkably easy. Install the software and run a full scan on your system. Unfortunately, most people don't take time to carefully read when installing software and this program seems to take care of unchecking the pre-checked boxes pretty well.

Internet Explorer: The LEAST Secure Browser? BTW, in case you couldn't tell, I'm a relative newby to computers so please be nice THANKS in advance! Annoying!