When you install Vista, it defaults to MSN as your homepage. That's easy to change, along with changing your default search provider and default browser.
But first, after your reinstall, have you run windows update... and are you currently running Vista home premium SP2? If you're up to date, type google in the MSN search box.
Click on 'Google' and when the Google page opens, close the MSN tab, leaving the Google tab open. Click the gear in the upper right hand corner of the browser. click 'internet options', and where it says home page, click on 'use current.' click "APPLY".
Don't close the window!
While still in the general tab, click on 'search'(change search defaults) , then 'search providers', then click 'Google' then check the 2 boxes at the bottom left and the box that says "SET AS DEFAULT" at the bottom right then close. Close the browser and reopen. It should open to Google. There should now be a box on the right asking you to install Google Chrome. If so, follow the instructions...If not, let me know.
Edited by MarkMCS, 31 March 2015 - 04:00 PM.