Internet Explorer Hijacked

Discussion in 'Windows 8 Help and Support' started by Ashesh Kumar, Jun 14, 2013.

  1. Ashesh Kumar

    Ashesh Kumar New Member

    Jun 14, 2013
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    I have Dell inspirion 15R and my problem is that whenever I open internet explorer form start screen and type my search directly into address bar it redirects to and I want that Google should search my input not ezanel.I have tried the following steps for removing ezanel. Especially step 3 worked for Google chrome but it can
  2. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
    Microsoft Community Contributor

    Oct 16, 2009
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    You probably have some type of add-on such as a tool bar that was installed, or another type.

    I believe Browser Helper Objects (BHO) can sometimes be involved. I would search my registry for the name ezanel and also try using Hijack This to see if it points any BHO or other dangerous software.

    Edit: I suppose I should add, I have not used Hijack This in a while and it seems to be open source now. Make sure it is useable on Windows 8.
    #2 Saltgrass, Jun 14, 2013
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