Re: How remove yahoo search from new tab window?
I figured it out. I loaded AVG anti-virus and yahoo search came in with it.
It flags known malware sites.
"~alan HDX~" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Somehow Yahoo got hold of the window that opens in IE8 when I click on the
> new tab button.
> The tab loads the new window with a search window in the middle of the
> page that says powered by Yahoo search.
> I disabled all references to yahoo in the drop down box that lists search
> engines, but the screen remains the same. Every new tab loads with yahoo
> search center stage. In the add/remove list, yahoo is nowhere to be
> found. If I can't get rid of this, can I uninstall IE8 somehow? There is
> no way I want Yahoo in my IE8 browser. Bing, yeah, OK, but not yahoo.
> The only thing that has worked for me, is to not use IE, but use Chrome
> instead. Yahoo has not infected my Chrome browser.
> this is a 64 bit Vista Home Premium SP2 laptop.