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Google has taken over my computer. How do I delete Google

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Google has taken over my computer.
How do I delete Google from my computer?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
Hi! My name is Frederick. I look forward to assisting you and providing you with the information you need. Press CTRL + D to bookmark this page.

Did you install Google Chrome? Or did your home page change? What web browser are you using?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

My home page changed. I don't know what web browser I am using. Can you

help me on this?

Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
Certainly

You can go here and tell me what it says under Web Browser --> http://supportdetails.com/

FS
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
IE 9.0
Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
OK; what was your previous homepage?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Msn
Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
OK; and do you see "Tools" in the top left or top right?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Do you mean on my home page?

Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
No, I mean in your web browser. Do you see Tools in the top left or top right, please?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes
Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
OK; please select Tools --> Internet Options

Erase what is in the Home page box

Replace it with

www.msn.com

Then click OK

That will restore MSN back to your homepage.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I still have Google all over my computer. Can we get rid of that once and for all?
Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
I don't know what 'all over my computer' means. You need to tell me where you're seeing it, then I can answer those questions for you.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

On my list of programs and when I click on Internet I get google.

 

Google appears on my browser and I changed that to www.msn.com and now when

I click on that I get Google.

 

Help!

Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
I don't understand when you say you click on msn and get google.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I don't understand your question.

 

I still think my comment is clear.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I don't understand your question.

 

I still think my comment is clear.

 

I run a small business from home and need my computer.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
What info do you need.
Expert:  Frederick S. replied 5 years ago.
And are you referring to the search box? You can click the drop down arrow next to the magnifying glass and select a different search provider.