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Can't remove Explorer Default Home Page

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  • Started 3 years ago by bobc
  • Latest reply from G41M
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Posted yesterday 
Posts: 1

I attempted to download a file converter and latched onto a web site that defaults as my home page on Internet Explorer. How do I remove this?

Posted 3 years ago
Posts: 17584

Click on the cog wheel top right > Internet options > there click on 'Use blank' or use another option. Close the IE and reopen it.

Posted 3 years ago
Posts: 902

What particular web site is this? There are some browser highjackers that would persist and insist on a site as default home page and reverts back even after changing internet options. In this case a scan with anti-malware such as Malwarebytes Anti-Malwre is in order.

Posted 3 years ago

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