Home Page in IE Hijacked By Unknown Search Page

  lgbb 11:14 03 Nov 2003

I choose BBC as my home page in IE but recently another page for an unknown search engine has appeared and keeps re-appearing even if I change the default back to BBC. Any ideas? Thanks

  johnnyrocker 11:18 03 Nov 2003

download and run adaware, spybot, at click here do a search for qhosts and delete, should sole your probs.


  velodrome 11:24 03 Nov 2003

Download startpage guard from the following, it's free and will stop your home page from being hijacked.
click here

  choffe 11:29 03 Nov 2003

spybot is an exellent piece of software.
hip hip hoorahh!!

  obbit 11:36 03 Nov 2003

also download spywareblaster to prevent them reappearing click here

if you get an error message when you install re missing file, come back and get the link for that too.

  lgbb 11:52 03 Nov 2003

Thanks for all the suggestions. I'll try them out tonight. Regards

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