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Windows 7: How to get rid of "My Heritage" as my Home page in internet Explorer ?

19 Oct 2014   #1
sportflyer

Vista 32bit
 
 
How to get rid of "My Heritage" as my Home page in internet Explorer ?

I tried to change it by going to Internet Options and changing the home page to Google but it wont work. Each time I start IE " My Heritage" is back as my default Home page .

It keeps hijacking the home page

Please help. Thanks


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19 Oct 2014   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Review Jacee’s instructions to run Adwcleaner here post #7,
Ignore the title of the thread,
Instant Savings App
Screen shot of the download button to use for Adwcleaner
You can use these free tools to see if they find anything,
Manually Update them before running full scans,
Try not to use your computer while the scans are running, (one at a time of course).
See this tutorial on how to download and run Malwarebytes,
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Also use the Custom scan option not the Threat scan,

Please Do Not clean/ Delete or Remove Any detections before posting the scan results first before review especially Malwarebytes,
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
SAS is safe to remove anything it finds
http://www.superantispyware.com/?tag=SUPERANTISPYWARE
This one is the longest up to 4 hours, the others are only about 45 minutes,
http://www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/en-us/default.aspx
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19 Oct 2014   #3
sportflyer

Vista 32bit
 
 

Malware /adware scans pont work for this issue.

I had to use Brink's Tutorial on how to prevent home page changes and adding a default home page by modifying the registry.
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20 Oct 2014   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi thanks for the update,
The scanners are to check for corruption not to alter your home page,
It's best to remove any corruption first otherwise the issue may return
Cheers.
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