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Can Not Set Google As Home Page


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#1 MGBY

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Posted 30 September 2006 - 10:45 AM

I had tried numerous times to set Google as home page by going into IE/internet option- by typing in the Google URL. Even though this a suggested method by Googl to set Google as homepage in IE, it is not working at all. Everytime I set it, it has a tendancy to revert back to Megasearch .com(that I am trying to remove). I suspect I have been HIJACKED, do you think? What is the best way of setting Google as homepage? Thank you for everyone's invaluable help. MGBY.

(Moderator edit: thread moved to more appropriate forum. jgweed)

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Posted 30 September 2006 - 11:00 AM

Normally I would suggest that an anti-spware program is stopping you from changing the homepage.
The fact that your homepage reverts back to megasearch.com is more worrying.

I have read your post and I think it would be wise for you to post a HijackThis log for an expert to review.
I recommend you follow the HijackThis preparation guide which can be found here. It is important that you follow the guide closely. A number of scans will be run which may well fix your problem. As the guide says, after you have completed the scans that are recommended, please post your HijackThis log in a new topic in the forum found here. Please add your system infomation and also what problems you are having.
Please be patient, and a HJT team member will help you to clean up your system.

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Posted 02 October 2006 - 07:13 AM

I believe you are right on target that I may have been Hijacked. IE been Hijacked? Thanks. MGBY.

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Posted 02 October 2006 - 11:52 AM

I agree, and recommend you follow the instructions found here:
Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log

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Posted 02 October 2006 - 01:09 PM

I have followed through and submitted a log already. Thanks. MGBY.

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Posted 02 October 2006 - 03:11 PM

You're welcome. A HJT tech will be with you as soon as possible.
Bare in mind the forums are very busy at the moment.




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