Re: IE8 and Manage Add Ons
It's very possible your computer is infected: One of the tricks malware
likes to pull is to change your default search engine.
One of the the new features of IE 8 is the ambiguously titled "User
Preference Control," whose role is to alert you when something is trying
to change your default search provider.
Errare humanum est
> Since installing IE8 on WIN XP Home a pop up always comes up that a program
> tried to change my search provider, when I click OK the Manage Add On screen
> then pops up. This happens everytime I open IE8
> I cannot add new search agents or change the default either. How can this
> be fixed? I have already reset IE settings, deleted cache and this has not