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Old 05-08-2004, 06:51 PM
lokodezine lokodezine is offline
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Homepage keeps changing to about:blank


How can I fix this? My Dads computers homepage keeps switching to about blank....

I have downloaded:
SPYBOT Search and Destroy
Ad-Ware
and
bought Spy Sweeper

And it still after 2 times going to the homepage it goes back to about:blank

What can I do to fix this?

I also have delted all cookies and all on and offline files

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Old 05-08-2004, 06:55 PM
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when exactly does it go to about:blank ? If initially when you open a new window, check the properties for "homepage"

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Old 05-08-2004, 07:21 PM
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http://mozilla.org

Fast fix - Switch to firefox.

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Old 05-08-2004, 07:54 PM
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I change the homepage to www.yahoo.com but after 2 times going back to the homepage it switches back to about:blank and brings up this search/add site


I am using IE

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Old 05-08-2004, 08:05 PM
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hey, about:blank pwns, leave it at that ^.^

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Old 05-08-2004, 10:07 PM
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Re: k

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Originally posted by lokodezine
I change the homepage to www.yahoo.com but after 2 times going back to the homepage it switches back to about:blank and brings up this search/add site


I am using IE
A good effective option would be this:

- http://www.doxdesk.com/parasite/

This is not 100% effective but, everytime I've gotten a homepage hi-jacker or something of the sort, all I had to was run this and it found it and showed me how to remove it.

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Old 05-08-2004, 10:11 PM
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http://mozilla.org

Fast fix - Switch to firefox.
Not really, cant display many website properly

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Old 05-08-2004, 10:14 PM
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Not really, cant display many website properly
If everyone that made sites used strict HTML and other language then there wouldnt be this problem. Everyone got lazy because of IE, it's unfair to blame Mozilla when it's actually following the correct rules.

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Old 05-08-2004, 10:18 PM
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If everyone that made sites used strict HTML and other language then there wouldnt be this problem. Everyone got lazy because of IE, it's unfair to blame Mozilla when it's actually following the correct rules.
IE displays 99.9% of sites properly. Mozilla struggles with at least 5 - 10% of sites. IE tries to be an Internet Browser and nothing else. Telling people to move over to Mozilla at the slightest cause of trouble (which is probably caused by nothing remotely to do with IE or Microsoft) is a bit unfair. To be quite frank, too many people spam any threads to do with IE, theres always a load of people spamming with the URL mozilla.org

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Old 05-08-2004, 10:26 PM
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Sash!, If you havnt noticed. A good day of IE browsing using default levels will give you spyware/parasites up the ***.....Firefox won't

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Old 05-08-2004, 10:41 PM
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