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March 5, 2012 22:02 [SOLVED] Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #194717
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mrmoore1989

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A few days ago my uncle updated his avg to the 2012 free edition and now his Internet Explorer homepage is perpetually set to isearch.avg.com. Now the issue is that it is the homepage, anything that makes a google search safer is prefered and google is what he want's the homepage to be.

The issue is that we can not change the homepage to anything else or remove isearch.avg.com as the homepage. This is very frustrating because we have tried going so far as a complete reset of the IE settings to factory.

Also we can add as many homepage tabs as we like but not change the main tab homepage from isearch.avg.com. When we try to remove isearch.avg.com from the list of homepages it removes the page listed below it. When we try to reorganize which page comes first on the tabs through the internet option window what ever we place first is changed to isearch.avg.com as soon as we close the window even when "Apply" has been pressed.

I hate to make the claim but this is a very virus-like ability that has left us disturbed and frustrasted. The only thing we have left to try is a complete uninstall of AVG and the eradication of every byte pertaining to it from the HDD.
March 7, 2012 16:47 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #194837
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DancinHomer

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I'm getting this as well - any answers would be nice on IE8.

Changing homepage or default search provider can be changed but reverts back to AVG when IE is restarted!
March 7, 2012 18:22 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #194847
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Dusan Obert

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Hello mrmoore1989 and DancinHomer,

AVG Search is linked to and protected by AVG toolbar.

To remove AVG Secure Search please follow FAQ 4334 and FAQ 4338.

Thank you
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March 8, 2012 11:05 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #194906
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DancinHomer

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Thanks Dusan - That worked for me smile
March 8, 2012 12:05 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #194912
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Pokornyz

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Hello DancinHomer,

We are happy to see that your issue is resolved

Thank you for posting back
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May 21, 2012 06:52 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #203485
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nice_guy75

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How to remove isearch.avg.com as home page..

Sorry mate, I am also stuck with this problem and unable to remove isearch.avg.com from my home page.

I have not installed any product of AVG, I just installed GOM Player and my home page is changed to isearch.avg.com, it is very irritating, I have uninstalled the AVG tool bar but my home page is still isearch.avg.com, I am currently using Google Chrome v19.0.1084.46, I have also changed my home page from settings>Appearance>Show home Button and set it to google.com but still my home is not changed.

Please help me mate, its very irritating.
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May 21, 2012 09:53 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #203513
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Pokornyz

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Hello nice_guy75,

Please try set it in Settings>On startup>Set pages or you can chose "Continue where I left off" (which is default settings).

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May 21, 2012 12:47 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #203563
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nice_guy75

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Thanks mate,
my problem is solved now.

Thank you very much brother.
May 21, 2012 13:03 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #203571
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Pokornyz

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Hello nice_guy75,

We are happy to see that your issue is resolved.

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June 9, 2012 16:52 Re: Remove isearch.avg.com Homepage #207475
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Mike7b0

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Have removed but still keep resetting to isearch.avg.com..

On Firefox 9 I followed the instructions here:

http://www.avg.com/ww-en/secure-search-uninstall

which successfully reset my home page and search engines to what I wanted.

Once I shut down my computer and restarted it the next day though it was back to home page and search engine set to AVG.

Any suggestions?

Thank you.
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