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Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

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Re: Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

What browser are you seeing this happen with? Also what OS are you using? Norton will not set your homepage to anything other than your settings unless you grant it permission during the initial setup. Your default search engine would then be Ask . com Windows may be the culprit not Norton.

"From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows 10 Home / Professional x 64 version 1903 / build 18362.295 / N360 Deluxe 22.18.0.213 / Norton Core v.282 on Android 2.00
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Re: Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

I'm on a HP, windows 7, using yahoo/ Internet explorer. This evening when I logged on my home page had been changed to MSN from Yahoo. At the bottom was the message " Your default homepage was reset by your security software" ????

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Re: Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

More likely to have been done by Microsoft. Do you have Defender enabled, as Norton would normally disable it.

Windows 10 Home X 64
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Re: Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

windows defender is off

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Re: Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

Norton is partnered with ask.com? this ask https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ask.com#Toolbar_criticism

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Re: Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

Woody what is your default search engine set to in IE? If Norton safe search is set as your default and no others are in the list, look at the bottom left of the screen and click on "Find more search providers". You can then select a new one on the page that opens AND set it as the default. You will need to restart IE once you have done so.

Cheers

"From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows 10 Home / Professional x 64 version 1903 / build 18362.295 / N360 Deluxe 22.18.0.213 / Norton Core v.282 on Android 2.00
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Re: Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

Hello

Yahoo is probably getting changed by your security software because Yahoo.com is not a very safe site. Yahoo has been hacked several times. MNS is supposed to be a safer site.

Have a Nice Day and

Thanks.

Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Norton Core Security Plus 22.18.0.213 Core Firmware 282 I E 11 Chrome latest version.
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Re: Why does my security software keep changing my homepage from Yahoo to MSN

Oakie, safe search is partnered with Ask . com https://us.norton.com/safe-search

"From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows 10 Home / Professional x 64 version 1903 / build 18362.295 / N360 Deluxe 22.18.0.213 / Norton Core v.282 on Android 2.00

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