Unwanted porn page stuck as my homepage

  bearpot 18:39 06 Oct 2004
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The computer is running XP Pro and whenever you go on the internet the homepage is automatically a porn channel - is there a method of removing it so I can have wanadoo as my homepage again.

  VoG II 18:41 06 Oct 2004

Run Ad-aware click here and Spybot click here

Get StartpageGuard click here

  barnacarry 18:46 06 Oct 2004

Try this. It may solve it -

If the home page in IE's 'Tools, Internet Options' has been set to another home page and, possibly, greyed out, you can change the registry setting as follows -

To unlock it, start Regedit and open the folders Hkey_Current_User, Software, Policies, Microsoft, Internet Explorer, Control Panel. In the righthand pane you should see a value named HomePage. Right click and set the number to '0' When you restart Explorer you should find that the buttons are now enabled.

You can get hold of a free IE personaliser from -
click here
This enables you to get rid of other customisation done by the service provider such as the words 'Internet Explorer supplied by ...' in the titlebar.

  end 18:52 06 Oct 2004

when did it first start?

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