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Windows 7: My default search engine for Chrome was changed?

12 Jun 2016   #1

Windows 10 Home 64 bit
My default search engine for Chrome was changed?

I turned on my computer and when I opened up google chrome, the search engine was Yahoo rather than Google. I checked my settings and it still has google as my default search engine but it's only letting me use yahoo search. How do I fix this?

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12 Jun 2016   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Have you done a malware scan?
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12 Jun 2016   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Adwcleaner will do it, however, if allowed to run un-checked, it can be somewhat caustic. One must go through each tab and un-check what is known good and what is to keep. I believe adwcleaner will root out the Yahoo home page problem.
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12 Jun 2016   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Here's a couple of friendlier tools that just might be all you need:

Visicom Browser [formerly Toolbar] Cleaner v2

Wise Plugin Manager; Browser Plugin Managing Tool:
Wise Plugin Manager - Freeware to Manage Browser Plugins, Add-ons and Extensions

Always with great care, and being very selective -- I've used the above for some time now.
!Please do not get any other browser cleaner or toolbar cleaner other than the above!
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