IE is a thug!

  kimtrnc 09:02 19 Jul 2009

Just installed system for a friend, including Internet Explorer. Google is set as home page. Everytime IE starts it opens MSN/Hotmail/Livesearch page.
Can't get rid of it. Anyone know how, please?

  wiz-king 09:16 19 Jul 2009

Dont just click away - read the screen! :-)

That MS being helpful; those options were on the install IE8 default option that you accepted.
I did not accept them and went for the advanced option route where you can opt out.

Sorry dont know how to get rid of them :-(

  Technotiger 09:23 19 Jul 2009

Uninstall IE8 with click here

During the un-install process you may be asked if you want to re-start your computer, DO NOT re-start at this point, let Revo continue. You will eventually get the option to Select All and to Delete - DO SO. You will be given the same options a second time, again DO SO, do not be picky, just accept all that Revo chooses.
After clicking on Finish, re-start your computer.

Then re-install IE8 (if you must, personally I prefer IE7 which is more stable at this time), taking note of wiz-king's comments above.

  birdface 09:58 19 Jul 2009

Open Windows messenger.Tools Options.Sign in.Untick run windows live messenger when I log on.Also untick automatic sign in when i connect to the Internet.
Not sure if that is the problem or not.

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