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MSN has hijacked my homepage, how do i stop this ?

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homepage will not change from MSN to anything else. Please help.

homepage will not change from MSN to anything else. Please help.

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

two nights ago

Installed Plug-ins

  • np-mswmp
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.5"
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6.1.629
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_24 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • 4.0.60531.0
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • NPWLPG
  • Wacom Dynamic Link Library

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:6.0.2) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/6.0.2

More Information

finitarry
  • Top 25 Contributor
214 solutions 3102 answers

You could check in your Firefox profile to see if something added a user.js file with that home page setting.

You could check in your Firefox profile to see if something added a user.js file with that home page setting.

Question owner

How do i do that?

How do i do that?
finitarry
  • Top 25 Contributor
214 solutions 3102 answers

Click on Help > Troubleshooting Information and click the button next to "Profile Directory". Look in that directory for a file named user.js. You can open it with a text editor to read its content.

Click on Help > Troubleshooting Information and click the button next to "Profile Directory". Look in that directory for a file named user.js. You can open it with a text editor to read its content.

Question owner

I did not see anything there. I went to Help (in firefox), then troubleshoot, there was not "profile directory" so i clicked on open profile directory and i did not see a file like that anyplace.

I did not see anything there. I went to Help (in firefox), then troubleshoot, there was not "profile directory" so i clicked on open profile directory and i did not see a file like that anyplace.