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Google chrome wont let me set my home page




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Posted on 12-01-11 05:41 PM hnnn is Offline     Post: 41 words - (ID: 507028) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I have read the thing on how to change it but its like the url box to put it the url at the thing is stuck and wont let me type or delete that current URL
so can anyone help me?

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Posted on 12-03-11 10:24 AM pi0x is Offline     Post: 29 words - (ID: 507850) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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When options opens up, under home page click on the little button next to the URL that says "Open this page". That should allow you to change the url.

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Posted on 12-04-11 04:22 PM hnnn is Offline     Post: 19 words - (ID: 508368) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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pi0x : Ive done that ...its like the bar is Locked it wont let me type in it :/

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Posted on 12-04-11 04:26 PM Galacta is Offline     Post: 17 words - (ID: 508371) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I'm thinking it could be your computer. It may also be that certain website.

You re-installed chrome?

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Posted on 12-04-11 05:25 PM pi0x is Offline     Post: 46 words - (ID: 508406) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Alright try this...
In the "basics" tab of the "options" menu, at the top where it says "On Start Up", click on the button that says "open up the following pages", then enter your URL and restart chrome.

That's the only other fix. Hope it helps.

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Posted on 12-04-11 09:38 PM hnnn is Offline     Post: 43 words - (ID: 508465) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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I have no idea what it is but its not slowing down my computer my security checks out so I gess I`ll tuff it out...its not a big deal and Ive tried the basics stuff didnt work at all

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Posted on 01-08-12 01:11 PM Lazlo Falconi is Offline     Post: 39 words - (ID: 527533) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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What is your homepage now? You might have some filthy spyware mucking up your settings, so if your homepage is something weird like myspysearchagent.com or something crazy like that, it would help to figure out why this is happening.

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Posted on 01-08-12 01:27 PM hnnn is Offline     Post: 49 words - (ID: 527536) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Lazlo Falconi :
its "Start searcher" .com
I wont link it incase it is a virus but my webroot scans have come up empty I have found away to avoid going to the home page by setting it to go to another page but its still not the "home page"

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Posted on 01-08-12 01:39 PM Lazlo Falconi is Offline     Post: 96 words - (ID: 527543) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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Yeah, that definitely sounds like some malware. Try running Spybot Search & Destroy (http://www.safer-networking.org/), MBAM (http://www.malwarebytes.org/) and seeing if they come up with anything.

Also go into Add/Remove programs and see if you have any "toolbars" installed. I'm almost certain you have at least "Startsearcher.com Toolbar" somewhere. But also remove the more benign ones like Google Toolbar (If you have it) and others. Also look in there for programs you don't know (Ask before you remove though!) 

Edit/b] It seems that according to this site: http://www.pchelpsoft.com/trends/startsearcher-removal/ StartSearcher comes from Facebook theming tools, so try disabling those.
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Posted on 01-13-12 04:07 PM hnnn is Offline     Post: 6 words - (ID: 530551) - Post Rating: 0 - Report Abuse | Link
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