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Ask.com, Ask search and inbox have taken over my computer and I want to return to Google Chrome. How can I achieve this?

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If youre using internet explorer just go to the settings and change the search enginge from ask to google.com

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control panel internet options you will see a home page box To Create Page Tabs type each adress on its own line (type in google.com)then click apply
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SOURCE: Would like to change my search engine to Google

For I.E go to tools in the top right and then from the drop down menu go to Internet options. The 3rd section down will have change search settings and from there you can add or remove your search settings. Also It sounds like your defult home page was changed to ask.com so in Internet options at the top you can remove ask.com and replace it with google.com. I would also scan your computer with www.malwarebytes.org

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Have prob gaining fast access to my gmail from laptop. have to search through scrolls before i get site which auto brings up my account


Not sure why you're doing searches for gmail access. You obviously have never been shown how to use a computer properly. Stop searching for gmail.
Go to the google page. If it isn't your home page then type in the ADDRESS bar - NOT the search bar - google.com. This will bring up the google page for your country. Click on the gmail link in the top right of the page. It will take you in to your inbox or it will ask you to log in.
Once you're at your inbox, bookmark the page so you have it for future visits.

Mar 25, 2015 | gmail.com

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I do not want G Chrome. I am trying to make Google my home and browser I am a novice


From your question, it is understood that you want to set Google.com as homepage on your web browser. Also, whenever you try to open your browser, you are getting Ask search.

For your information, Ask search is a kind of virus which infects your browser and changes browser settings without your knowledge. Hence, it is vital to remove it completely from your computer. To do this, the following link can be helpful:
http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-ask-toolbar-and-search/

Once you have removed Ask from your computer, you can set Google.com as you homepage by following the instructions mentioned on the following link:
https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/463?hl=en

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Jan 15, 2015 | Computers & Internet

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How do I get Google back as my search engine?


I think it is very easy.
Go to your Browser > Setting> Search Preference
and set the new search engine and set Google as default search engine.
such as chrome://settings/
for more help follow

May 22, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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DELIETE ASK PROGRAM


Step 1:
To uninstall Ask Toolbar program from your computer,click the Start button, click on Control Panel, then select Uninstall a program. (Add or Remove Programs for Windows XP users).
If you are a Windows 8 user, you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there, then select Uninstall a program.

Search and uninstall Ask Toolbar Updater and Ask Toolbar from your computer.

On some computers these programs might be renamed or missing, search for any program developed by Ask or unknown applications, and uninstall them from your computer.

Step 2:

Remove the Ask Toolbar residual damage from your browser

Ask Toolbar has installed several browser extensions, has changed your homepage to nl.ask.com, and has changed your default search engine.

Remove Ask Toolbar and Ask.com from Internet Explorer
  1. Remove Ask Toolbar add-ons from Internet Explorer. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon icongear.jpgTools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right) and then select Manage add-ons.
From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select Ask Toolbar, ask Bar BHO and any other unknown extensions, then click on Disable.

Set Internet Explorer default search engine from Ask Search to Bing or Google.
To change your default search engine, click on the gear icon icongear.jpgManage Add-ons, and then, under Add-on Types, click Search Providers.
Select Bing or Google and click on Set Default.

Search for Ask.com in the Search Providers list, and click on Remove to get rid of this search engine.

Change your Internet Explorer home page from ask.com to its default
To change your home page, click on the gear icon icongear.jpg General tab, under the Home page section, click on Use default to restore Internet Explorer default home page.

Remove Ask Toolbar and Ask.com from Mozilla Firefox
  1. Remove Ask Toolbar extension from Firefox.
    At the top of the Firefox window, click the orange Firefox button, then select Add-ons.
Select the Extensions tab, then remove Ask Toolbar and any other unknown extensions from Mozilla Firefox.

Reset your default search engine and home page from Ask.com to their default.
To reset your search engine and homepage to their defaults, we will use the SearchResetextension. This add-on is very simple: on installation, it backs up and then resets your search preferences and home page to their default values, and then uninstalls itself. This affects the search bar, URL bar searches, and the home page.
You can download Search Reset from the below link, and then we will just need to install it to revert Firefox to its default settings.
SEARCHRESET DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open another web page from where you can download the Search Reset Firefox extension)

Remove Ask Toolbar and Ask.com from Google Chrome
  1. Remove Ask Toolbar extensions from Google Chrome.
    Click the Chrome menu chrome-button.png button on the browser toolbar, select Tools and then click on Extensions.
In the Extensions tab, remove (by clicking on the Recycle Bin) the Ask Toolbar and any other unknown extensions from Google Chrome.

2. Set Google Chrome default search engine from ask.com to google.com .
Click the Chrome menu chrome-button.png button, then select Settings and click on Manage search engines in the Search section.
In the Search Engines dialog that appears, select Google and click the Make Default button that appears in the row.

Search for Ask.com in the Search Engines list, and click the X that appears at the end of the row.

Change Google Chrome homepage from ask.com to its default.
The Ask Toolbar has modified your Google settings to open their web page whenever you start your browser, so we will need to revert this change.
Click the Chrome menu chrome-button.png button, then select Settings and click on One the New Tab page in the On Startup section.

STEP 3: Remove Ask Toolbar registry keys with AdwCleaner.

  1. You can download AdwCleaner from the below link.
    ADWCLEANER DOWNLOAD LINK
    (This link will automatically download AdwCleaner on your computer)
  2. Before starting this utility, close all open programs and internet browsers.
  3. Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
  4. Click on Delete, then confirm each time with Ok.
  5. Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
  6. NEXT, double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
  7. Click on Uninstall, then confirm with yes to remove this utility from your computer.

STEP 4: Run a computer scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

  1. You can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free from the below link, then double click on it to install this program.
    MALWAREBYTES ANTI-MALWARE DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open a download page in a new window from where you can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free)
  2. When the installation begins, keep following the prompts in order to continue with the setup process. DO NOT make any changes to default settings and when the program has finished installing, make sure you leave both the Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware checked, then click on the Finish button.
  3. On the Scanner tab, select Perform quick scan and then click on the Scan button to start scanning your computer.
  4. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware will now start scanning your computer as shown below.
  5. When the Malwarebytes scan will be completed, click on Show Result.
  6. You will now be presented with a screen showing you the malware infections that Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware has detected.Please note that the infections found may be different than what is shown in the image. Make sure that everything is Checked (ticked) and click on the Remove Selected button.

STEP 5: Run a computer scan with HitmanPro

  1. Download HitmanPro from the below link, then double click on it to start this program.
    HITMANPRO DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open a new web page from where you can download HitmanPro)
  2. HitmanPro will start and you'll need to follow the prompts (by clicking on the Next button) to start a system scan with this program.
  3. HitmanPro will start scanning your computer for malware, as seen in the image below.
  4. Once the scan is complete,you'll see a screen which will display all the infected files that this utility has detected, and you'll need to click on Next to remove these malicious files.
  5. Click Activate free license to start the free 30 days trial and remove all the malicious files from your computer.

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Ask.com has taken over my google chrome home page, I keep clearing it out and it keeps returning, what should I do?


Hi Jeffrey,
I have this link for you on how to resolve your issue by changing homepage on your browser and eliminate ask.com as well. Hope it helps.
How to change my browsers home page

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Ask.com, ASk search & inbox have taken over my computer. How can I return to Google Chrome and gte rid of Ask.com?


click on tools top of explorer. then click manage addons. disable all ask toolbars and search engines. then go to programs and features and uninstall all ask.com features.. after you have done this go back click tools again go to internet options. type in google.com as your home page,click apply and you should be back where you want. hope this helps

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How can i delete inbox searchengine


Go to Google Chrome's Options. Enter the Home Page you like to get rid of the new Search Engine.

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Hi benfeero
I' m currently not using Google Chrome , just the standard version . If I click on the Google Toolbar , I get access to the toolbar options \ general and can :
- set Google as my home page
- set Google as the default search engine .
Back in the home bar above my home page , I can click on
" safety \ in private filtering settings " and block any ennoying crappy stuff .
If you download " RevoUninstaller " , you can manage all autoruns with the autorun manager ( click on Tools ) . If Inbox.com appears in the program files , RevoUninstaller will radically get you rid of it :
http://download.cnet.com/Revo-Uninstaller/3000-2096_4-10687648.html . Works on all Windows versions , including Vista and W 7 .
Best regards ,
fanaudi .

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