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Internet Explorer 8: How To Reset Start & Search Pages
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Written by 101wsites   
Thursday, 08 October 2009 15:31

Spyware and adware often change your browser Start and Search pages to point to unwanted websites. Even if you've removed the infestation responsible, you may still need to reset the web settings. Here's how to do this in Internet Explorer.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 1 minute

Here's How:
  1. Do not open Internet Explorer. Make sure all browser Windows and other applications (including email) are closed.
  2. Right-click the Internet Explorer icon on the desktop
  3. Choose 'Properties'
  4. Click the 'Advanced' tab
  5. In the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' section click the 'Reset...' button
  6. Click 'Apply'
  7. Click 'OK'
  1. If after following the steps above, your Start and Search pages are still being redirected, scan your computer for adware & spyware.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 October 2009 15:46
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