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Windows 7: Dell MSN Homepage Hi-hack

11 Jul 2013   #11
mikegc

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Solved Dell MSN Homepage Hi-hack

I just switched to the browser, My MSN, and all is well there. I'm giving up and letting Michael Dell win the Battle of the MSN.com browser.

Thanks everyone!

Mike


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11 Jul 2013   #12
x BlueRobot

 

Welcome, I never had the problem with HP though
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11 Jul 2013   #13
mikegc

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Solved Dell MSN Homepage Hi-hack

I'm glad you haven't had the problem!!! It must be a Dell-thing as I've seen plenty of complaints about the problem. Oh well, on to other mistakes . . . . . .

Mike
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11 Jul 2013   #14
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Does seem a common problem Mike ... Though not with all Dells as i got one last year and no problem
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11 Jul 2013   #15
gregrocker

 

Disable or Remove all of the Add-on's in your Browser except Flash which you can install if necessary. Check in Control Panel>Programs to see if Add-Ons are also present there, to Uninstall them.

Use the stable search box for Google and remove all others there, too. Tick the box to not allow it to change.

Next I'd run SUPERAntiSpyware scan to root these out in the registry, too. Turn off SAS at Startup in its Preferences.

Be aware that the Dell factory preinstalled Win7 is a grossly inferior install smothered by bloatware and useless duplicate utiltiies that have much better versions built into Win7. For this reason most tech enthusiasts choose to Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 to get the best Win7 performance from the actual Win7 and not a crippled version of it.

At the minimum I'd Clean Up Factory Bloatware until you can do the reinstall to get perfect performance.
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12 Jul 2013   #16
SandeepP

Winndows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mikegc View Post
I'm setting up a brand new Dell Inspiron, Windows 7 (64 bit). On Dell's version of MSN, I clicked on Tools> Internet Options> General tab and, under the home, I removed Dell's address and entered MSN.com. I clicked on Apply and closed everything. When I reopened the browser, Dell version of MSN was back. I looked at Internet Options, again, and the address I'd entered was still listed as the ome page. How do I make the Dell version go away.

Thanks,

Mike
Hi Mike,

We truly regret the inconvenience that has been caused to you. Please follow these steps for changing homepage for the Internet Explorer:

Make sure you've closed all open tabs, then open Internet Explorer for the desktop.

Tap or click Tools, and then tap or click Internet options.

Under the General tab, enter the web address of your new home page, and then tap or click Apply.

You'll need to restart both Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer for the desktop to see your new home page. You can change your home page at any time, or set up multiple home pages that will open in separate tabs.

Note

Your home page only appears when Internet Explorer is restarted. So if you open a new tab in Internet Explorer, you'll see a blank page until you enter a URL or search term in the Address bar.

And if you are still unable to change the homepage then kindly run the MS Fix-it from the link below:

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9743806

Keep us posted with the results.
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