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Windows 7: Third party home page changers

03 Nov 2011   #1
blockie

 
Third party home page changers

How do I keep third parties from changing my home page in the browser?


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03 Nov 2011   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

If you are running IE, WinPatrol should notify you if it detects the home page or search page has changed:

WinPatrol Features: Options

I've been using WinPatrol for many years across many PCs. It's a dependable stable utility.
The free version does quite a bit. The paid adds a few custom features.
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03 Nov 2011   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Blockie,

In addition, you could use the tutorial below to specify and home page in Internet Explorer, and prevent it from being able to be changed.

Internet Explorer Home Page - Specify and Prevent Changing

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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04 Nov 2011   #4
blockie

 

I'm using FireFox.
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04 Nov 2011   #5
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

This may be a good starting point:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...ver=&platform=

edit: also you can use this to back up and restore your settings if they get corrupted or changed:

http://mozbackup.jasnapaka.com/
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