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IE will not let me change my home page.....

by shclarkson / February 21, 2007 10:36 PM PST

IE will not let me change my home page i know how to change it but it just goes back again!!
So nobody trys to tell me how = this is what i did, go into tools then internet options then change home page to what you want click apply then ok should change right? nope sorry changed back again!!

this is what i cannot get rid of :-

this seems to have taken over my home page and refuses to budge!!

can anybody tell any other way to get this off my home page?

regards steve

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What is your original home page?
by tomron / February 22, 2007 7:29 AM PST

You might try this,LINK


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re: cant change my home page...
by shclarkson / February 22, 2007 9:46 PM PST

Hi tom i had a look at the link you gave but could not see anything that would help me? or are you suggesting i try "hijackthis" ?

regards steve.

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by shclarkson / February 22, 2007 9:51 PM PST

Sorry my original home page after re-formatting my comp is the one i'm trying to get rid of.

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Re: cant change my home page...
by Tufenuf / February 22, 2007 10:10 PM PST

Steve, Take your time and go thru the thread at the link below.

If you have Spybot Search & Destroy installed open it click Tools, click IE tweaks and uncheck "Lock IE start page setting against user changes etc."


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re: cant change home page...
by shclarkson / February 22, 2007 11:43 PM PST

thanks tufenuf for your reply,
i looked thro your link the thing i have not tryed is changing it in safe mode simply because i dont no how to get into safe mode?

could you tell me how you get into safe mode?

my comp is a packhard bell imedia

running windows xp home ed

if you need anymore info please ask thanks steve

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Re: can't change home page...
by Tufenuf / February 23, 2007 12:39 AM PST
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re: cant change my home page...
by shclarkson / February 23, 2007 3:40 AM PST

Hi Tufenuf, Thanks for help again, i know how to get into safe mode now,but sadly it did not work,it was one of the suggestions in the link you gave me. so i'm at a loss what to do now? thanks anyway regards steve

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