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Windows 7: Any way to get rid of Yahoo in Comodo dragon browser

01 Jul 2013   #1
herbc

win 7 64 Home edition
 
 
Any way to get rid of Yahoo in Comodo dragon browser

I like this browser but hate the MSN look with Yahoo and all the links, changing to google as default always brings me back to the Yahoo start page

Thank you, i usually use chrome but need the extra security of Dragon.


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02 Jul 2013   #2
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Here you go. Comodo Dragon - Setting Up Your Homepage | Web Browser & Internet Solutions

When you get to this window Any way to get rid of Yahoo in Comodo dragon browser-capture.jpg put your curser on the yahoo that is listed, it will blue out the writing and you will see an X at the end of it, click on the X and then type google.com as your search provider. Worked and works for me.


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02 Jul 2013   #3
Infinite

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Doesn't the default Programs and Features tool fix it?

If not, try out the free CCleaner and on the Uninstall section, uninstall Comodo Dragon.
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02 Jul 2013   #4
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Doesn't the default Programs and Features tool fix it?

If not, try out the free CCleaner and on the Uninstall section, uninstall Comodo Dragon.
They don't want to uninstall Comodo, just wants to be rid of the yahoo search engine and and use google
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02 Jul 2013   #5
nommy the first

Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
Doesn't the default Programs and Features tool fix it?

If not, try out the free CCleaner and on the Uninstall section, uninstall Comodo Dragon.
He means to change the homepage, not delete the browser.

Herbc,

If you are using Comodo Dragon for it's security, you might also want to switch from Google to using a search engine like DuckDuckGo or StartPage.

The first one finds results which Google doesn't, and the latter one is just like Google, only without the tracking cookies, recording of search data, IP tracking and governmental surveillance (sources; here and here).

If you want to continue using Google, BrightBlessings' fix will solve your issue.


Good luck and keep us posted,
Nommy
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