Home page problem

  Andsome 12:21 23 Jun 2006
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I have just formatted and reinstalled Windows XP Home. Everything has proceeded perfectly except for one little snag. On this occasion I cannot set Google UK as my home page. It always reverts to MSN. I have typed in click here time after time and clicked apply. As soon as I leave that window and then return to it, the home page has reverted to MSN. I have reinstalled Windows on several previous occasions and have NEVER had this problem before.

  MichelleC 12:24 23 Jun 2006

I had this with Firefox, and as I was getting more trojans than with IE I went back to ie.

  ed-0 12:25 23 Jun 2006

That is Goggle.co.uk and not Google.co.uk.

So which one do you use?

  Andsome 12:52 23 Jun 2006

I have actually tried setting click here, and also click here. The page always reverts to MS as soon as I open another page in Internet options.

  Woolwell 12:58 23 Jun 2006

Have you downloaded and installed all of the windows updates since the reformat? If not I would do that, run an anti-spyware program and then try to set Google as your home page.

  Andsome 13:15 23 Jun 2006

All 48 updates downloaded and installed. A Squared run, SUPERAntispware run, Ewido run, Nod 32 AV run, all to no avail. The following is in the home page window in Internet options.

click here

  Woolwell 14:59 23 Jun 2006

Don't know if this will help
click here;EN-US;q320159
Paragraphs 8 & 9 regedits

If your options to change home page had been greyed out I would have suspected one of the anti-spyware browser protection settings.

  Woolwell 15:00 23 Jun 2006

click here;EN-US;q320159

Hope the above is the correct link

  Woolwell 15:01 23 Jun 2006

support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q320159

My click here attempts are failing!

  mattyc_92 15:04 23 Jun 2006
  Woolwell 15:08 23 Jun 2006

Thanks

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