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Old 11-17-2008
joninvegas
 

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Internet Explorer Homepage Help...
Hi I cannot change my internet explorer homepage. It keeps loading an AOL
webpage even after I change it or add a different homepage line, what am I
doing wrong or what is the problem. How do I permanently change my homepage
when I load internet explorer.

Thank You for any help you can give me.
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Old 11-17-2008
Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM
 

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Re: Internet Explorer Homepage Help...
"joninvegas" <joninvegas@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:18C63665-7977-4EFD-924B-0055BD7DA3D4@microsoft.com...
> Hi I cannot change my internet explorer homepage. It keeps loading an AOL
> webpage even after I change it or add a different homepage line, what am I
> doing wrong or what is the problem. How do I permanently change my
> homepage
> when I load internet explorer.
>
> Thank You for any help you can give me.


It might be a security program blocking the Registry change it needs to
make. A few, but not all, of the programs now doing this are:
Ad-aware's Ad-Watch
IBM Access Connections
Kaspersky
McAfee VirusScan and/or Antispyware
Norton AV
Spyware Blaster
Spybot> Tools> IE Tweaks
Spybot- Teatimer
Spysweeper
Spyware Doctor
Windows Defender
Zone Alarm (free) 6.5 Reported to be fixed in later versions.

In the case of Zone Alarm 6.5 or Norton 2007 it actually has to be
uninstalled. Make sure the Windows Firewall is turned on until you
reinstall Zone Alarm.

Boot into Safe Mode with Networking and try the change.

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