Ask.com takeover

  johnincrete 08:10 21 Mar 2009
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On my daughter's computer, Ask.com has taken over the search function from Google. I don't know how it did it. How do I get rid of it - remove it from gobbling up space on the browser screen and stop it from usurping Google

  tullie 10:48 21 Mar 2009

Can you not right click on a blank bit on top of your browser and untick the particuler toolbar?

  Taff™ 11:28 21 Mar 2009

Look in Add/Remove programs and delete from there. If it`s also put itself at as default in the IE7 search box at the top right of IE7 drop the arrow to the right and select "Change Defaults..." then remove it from there too and set another as default.

  wee eddie 14:00 21 Mar 2009

It asks you whether you would like to accept a Google/Yahoo/Ask Tool Bar.

Maybe this, or similar, is what she has done

  Pamy 14:18 21 Mar 2009

Open ie and you will see that it says ...
keep my current search privider and
let me select from a list of other search providers

  birdface 14:53 23 Mar 2009

If using IE7.Tools.Internet Options.general.Change search default settings.Click on Google and make it your search default provider.

  johnincrete 16:39 23 Mar 2009

How did I cope before I found this forum!
What a great bunch of experts who are patient with duffers

  wee eddie 01:31 24 Mar 2009

All of us are duffers at some things, and possible knowledgeable in others.

Many of us feel that, as we have been helped by some, we may be able to help others, as a sort of "quid pro quo"

  ashleycardwell94 13:07 27 Mar 2009

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