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Internet Explorer homepage keeps changing on me

by kypie55 / November 8, 2004 12:26 PM PST

i am running on windows 98 and just resently my IE homepage changed to about:blank so i changed it back to my normal homepage and it changed right back to about:blank . i have ran antivirus,spyware/adware checkers but i still have this problum. Can someone tell me whats going on and how to fix it i would aperciate it.

Thanks

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Re: Internet Explorer homepage keeps changing on me
by Merl Priester / November 8, 2004 3:19 PM PST

This is a very nasty one to get rid of.
The only way I found to rid this pest was to install
http://www.avast.com
avast home version, it is free.
Schedule a boottime scan (dos mode) and let it scan the whole system.
It finally found where it was coming from.

Good luck.

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about:blank. Not a virus.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 8, 2004 9:26 PM PST
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