Firefox and IE hijack

  martidj 15:35 19 Jan 2011
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I downloaded a piece of software called PC Advisor, deleted it and now both home pages open with click here inviting me to run a PC Advisor system tune and check up.Have run an uninstaller and malware programme but its still there. Any help would be appreciated.Am using uptodate Kaspersky

  johndrew 16:17 19 Jan 2011

When you say 'downloaded' do you mean simply clicked on the 'Download Now' box or did you install something called "Help-My-PC"?

If you installed something (and subsequently uninstalled it) it may well have changed your 'Home Page' settings.

How to set both click here

For the future check what you download and install by watching the install details which may well ask if you want a Toolbar installed or your Home Page reset.

  iscanut 16:21 19 Jan 2011

In Firefox, click on Tools, Options, General tab and then check and change home page if necessary. In IE Explorer, much the same I think, Tools, Internet Options, change home page.

  spuds 16:23 19 Jan 2011

Try Revo Uninstaller click here and see if the remains of the previous programme is still on your computer.

  martidj 17:03 19 Jan 2011

Thanks to you all the problem is now resolved. How simple it was if only you know how!

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