Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional

2 Answers

Some where and some how google has seen it necessary to download on my computer from bundled app i assume and it has somehow become my home page which is suppose to be yahoo not google web search - how does one remove this irritating garabbage?

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Microsoft Master
  • 1,381 Answers

Hi
In the navigation bar of the home page , click on " Tools \ Internet Options \ General " . Delete the Google URL in the Internet adress panel and type the Yahoo URL . Click on " apply " at the bottom , close the window and reboot your computer . Yahoo appears as your home page . Look now in the Yahoo settings and check " set Yahoo as the default search engine " or something like that .
Go back now to the home bar above your home page and click on " safety \ in private filtering " to block all unwanted interference .
Best regards ,
fanaudi .

Posted on May 24, 2011

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Guru:

    An expert who has written 7 tips or uploaded 3 video tips

  • Expert
  • 256 Answers

Hi there. Go to your "start" menu bottom left of your screen. Next, click "Settings" and then "Control Panel". Look for the "Internet Options"icon and double click. On "Homepage" enter the website address you require as your Homepage and press "Apply" Hope this helps!

Posted on May 24, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

How do I unsubscribe to amazon and get my google page back as my home page? I downloaded Java and I lost the google page I don't want amazon I want google back


in the I accept for java you missed the ticked box that said make amazon my home page
a sleazy trick in get on your computer what you don't want
open the search page and type in google and you will see a wording on opening google like make google my home page
click on that and it will happen

Apr 22, 2016 | Google Computers & Internet

2 Answers

How do I remove ask form been my homepage and put google back as my homepage?


You downloaded some thing and you didn't remove the check mark from ASK Toolbar, or similar which was bundled with whatever you downloaded.

you might like to download and run MalwareBytes Anti-malware. It is free, or at least you only need the free version. I have the paid version because it prevents malicious intrusions like you have found. https://www.malwarebytes.org/downloads/

Remove Ask Toolbar and Ask com Search Uninstall Guide

Dec 04, 2015 | Google Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I TURNED ON MY TABLET THIS EVENING AND IT APPEARS ALL MY APPS AND PICS HAVE DISAPPEARED.YET ALL LOGOS ARE STILL ON HOME PAGE, WHEN I CLICK ON LOGO, APPS NOT INSTALLED COMES UP.


Hello Christine,

This must be very frustrating and stressful for you. This sounds suspiciously like a malware infection. If the apps were uninstalled somehow, the logos (app shortcuts) would not appear on your home-screen. Malware is becoming more and more prevalent on mobile devices. I believe this is why you are experiencing this.

Depending on if you are using Apple or Android, please login to your iCloud account, or Google account, and see if any of your pics or data was synced to the cloud.

You can also download and run some anti-malware software for your tablet. Sometimes the malware simply hides your files, and removing this infection may bring your files back.

Good luck!

Aug 07, 2015 | Hannspree SN1AT71B 10.1" 16 GB Wi-Fi Black...

1 Answer

How do I download apps from the app store


You need to open a google account first, then it will allow you to log into Google play using that account.

Gmail Free Storage and Email from Google

Mar 08, 2015 | Irulu 7" 4gb Google Android 2.3...

1 Answer

How do i stop the shutting down of apps


The best solution would be to reformat the tablet to factory specifications. That should fix all the issues your having. If you want you can backup all your stuff using google and then type in your google account info after its been restored to get all your information back

Oct 14, 2014 | Visual Land Prestige Pro 7D with Pro Folio...

1 Answer

I have been trying to get Google back as my home page. Somehow I was switched to something called Ask as my home page and have not been able to reinstall Google as my home page


Assuming Chrome

Click the options drop down (upper right corner below the red X)
Click on Settings
4th item on the list is Search
Change it from there.

Apr 15, 2014 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Make google my home page


Download google app store then it should pop up

Dec 07, 2013 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

How to download yahoo messenger in my computer.


go to yahoo and clck make my homepage after it becomes ur home page it will ask if u want to download yahoo messenger.

Nov 27, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

1 Answer

Virus in firefox browser


Check you "Home Page" under Tools | Options. Firefox allows you to set multiple home pages, separated by a pipe like this: |

So, you could have the following in the Home Page field:
http://www.google.com | http://www.ibm.com

Thereafter, whenever you open your home page, you'll get an extra window with the second URL opened. It sounds like you may have gotten some junk in there. In the case of my example above, you'd see Google open and a new tab with IBM.

Dec 26, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Logo

101 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Computers & Internet Experts

micky dee

Level 3 Expert

2658 Answers

Piyal Perera
Piyal Perera

Level 3 Expert

528 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18389 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...