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Viet - Computer Tech
Viet - Computer Tech, Computer Support Specialist
Category: Computer
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Experience:  Ten years of computer support. Microsoft MCP & CompTIA A+ certifications. Windows 10 8 7 Vista XP etc.
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Just had computer cleaned up because of a malware problem.

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just had computer cleaned up because of a malware problem. had it done at Best Buy so I thought all is OK. I want aol as my homepage I HAVE IT PAID FOR WHAT AM I doing wrong?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Viet - Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.
Hi,I'm sorry about the issue. Do you have windows xp, vista, or 7, or 8, 10?What's your Internet browser program, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.?Can we do a remote support session, so I can troubleshoot the issue directly on your computer together with you?Please reply at the box below. Thank you,
Expert:  Viet - Computer Tech replied 1 year ago.
- If you have a Windows computer, please try:Close all Internet Explorer windows / websites for now.Click on Start, then click Control Panel. Then Open Network and Internet / Internet Options.; (Or press at the same time the two keys Windows and R on the keyboard, then type inetcpl.cpl then click OK, then the Internet Options window will open.)Then delete everything in the box under the Home page section.Then type aol.com in the box under the Home page section.Then click OK.Then open Internet and check.- If you have a Mac computer, please try:Open the Safari application.Then click on the Safari menu at the top, then click on Preferences.Then click on the General tab at the top.Then delete everything in the box next to the option Homepage.Then type aol.com in the box next to the option Homepage.Then close.Then quit Safari app.Then open Safari app and check.- If it does not work, please answer my questions in my previous reply above.When you are available, please type at the box below, then click on the Send button below to communicate with me, so I can help further. Thank you.