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My computer has changed me from tiscali to Club VAIO.

I switched on my sony VAIOmVGN-NR21Z (windows vista) this morning and when the internet connection came up it was Club VAIO instead of Tiscali (which is our ISP). I want to know how to reset Tiscali as our home page, as we've lost our home email address. I'd also be interested to know how this swop happened so I can avoid it happening again! Many thanks

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You might want to download a good malware scanner like the one available free at www.malwarebytes.com and run a scan of your system. Also make sure you are using Windows Defender to scan for adware/spyware. Sometimes programs known as browser hijackers can be unknowingly downloaded and installed on your system when you access certain websites or download other software or toolbars.
To change the home page back, simply go to control panel>internet options and you'll see on the general tab a section for your home page setting. You can type in the address for the page you want, then select apply. While you're at it you might want to clear the browser cache by deleting the temporary internet files, etc.
Or you can open this from your active browser window by going to tools>internet options>and if you navigate to the page you want just select use current page as home page, and apply the change.
I recommend that you run an in-depth scan of your system with your anti-virus software and do the malware scan I recommended above. This type of change is an indication that the security settings of your system might not be quite up to snuff, and you want to ensure nothing more insidious has happened unbeknownst to you.
There are several good freeware programs available that can act to monitor your system and alert you when attempted changes are made, so you have the option to give your consent. I recommend both WinPatrol (available here) and Spybot Search&Destroy (available here), but in the latter case I don't recommend the use of the tea-timer (ever) or the immunization feature if you have IE8 installed.
For general security questions, you may wish to consult some of the links available on this page: http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/security.mspx
and here's a link to great security forum (click here)
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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