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by spyker164 / October 25, 2006 10:37 PM PDT

Hi, i started having this problem a week ago. Normally my homepage is google, but i installed msn 8 and always changes to another webpage. And if i put google as homepage it changes back to the other page. This happends since i installed msn 8.
Im thinking of downloading Internet explorer 7.

(im writing this in laptop section because nobody answers to my in other sections)

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Sorry, I don't use IE much.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 25, 2006 10:52 PM PDT
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IE and MSN are far too often exploited with IE7 gathering too many posts about it's issues. I'm staying with IE6 since I mainly use Mozilla browser such as Firefox.

Why expose my machine to these pests?


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Still its much more secure
by austere_sly / October 26, 2006 12:37 AM PDT

Hey bob...i read smewer dat even if u r using other browser like firefox or opera ( i myself uses firefox) its still better idea to get IE7 coz its more secure.I have seen in sme sites which has problem with even "View Page in IE tab" plug in..also wen using msn messenger, it
always open mailbox in IE.
nother reason to upgrade can be dat its looks cooler than previous ones...hehe

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Maybe more secure but how to address ...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 26, 2006 2:18 AM PDT

Read these forums and you read many problems. Why should I inflict this on myself? Remember I only use IE for Windows Update.


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seems like an adware or spyware issue
by austere_sly / October 26, 2006 12:46 AM PDT
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i would recommend u to switch to firefox or opera which are better than IE....Upgrade to IE 7 as it is in no doubt more secure that IE6.
u can use application like WinASO Registry Optimizer or CCleaner which can be downloaded frm for normalizing ur IE....use spyware doctor or Ad-Aware SE Pesonal Edition to remove spyware periodically from ur computer.

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