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Homepage problem!

by cbucolo / April 20, 2004 5:23 PM PDT

Hi
recently i have been having a problem with my homepage automatically changing, i know this is normally going to certain sites will change homepage defaults, but i have run adaware and scan the pc and nothing comes up, it tends to happen every other day.
i've had this before but normally i would change the homepage back in internet options, it normally just has a normal address going to a porn, search engine or gambling site, but instead i always get this address(below), if anyone could help me get rid of this problem would be very grateful, as there are young children using the pc.

mk:@MSITStore:C:\WINDOWS\start.chm::/start.html

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Re:Homepage problem!
by Cursorcowboy / April 20, 2004 9:42 PM PDT
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Re:Homepage problem!
by Tufenuf / April 20, 2004 9:54 PM PDT
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cbucolo, Check out the thread at the link below which has 89 Responses to the same problem you have and it appears to be really difficult to get rid of this problem. You'll note that the one poster (Terri) seems to have gotten rid of it using Pest Patrol. Good Luck.

http://www.computing.net/windows95/wwwboard/forum/157485.html

Larry

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Re: Homepage problem!
by ffcog / July 16, 2004 2:25 AM PDT
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I have been hi-jacked. i can not change my home page from search for it. back to the weather.com page. when i try to use internet options it says that i have resistions. i have used every thing i know I am runing xp-home windows based. 512 ram 60gig hard drive with a dvd player and a cd-rom burner 40x12x8
short of restoring back to an earlier date what can i do to get rid of this. i am useing dsl modem. thanks
ffcog

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Did you read the replies?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 16, 2004 2:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: Homepage problem!

Just wondering. The first reply offers the usual tools and cures.

Bob

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