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Windows 7: Third party home page changers

03 Nov 2011   #1

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

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

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,
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04 Nov 2011   #4


I'm using FireFox.
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04 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 32 bit

This may be a good starting point:

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