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MSN sometimes starts Firefox and takes over the home page

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This is a recent problem. Before I have opened Firefox, it sometimes opens with MSN as the home page. URL www.msn.com/en-xi?ocid=wispr&pc=u477 Homepage is set to www.startpage.com Computer HPZ2, windows 10. Security Norton; Malware bytes.

I am worried that my PC may have been hacked. Security scans don't show anything.

I don't ever want MSN: is it possible to fix the problem by blocking MSN; if so, how?

Thanks, Dmitri

This is a recent problem. Before I have opened Firefox, it sometimes opens with MSN as the home page. URL www.msn.com/en-xi?ocid=wispr&pc=u477 Homepage is set to www.startpage.com Computer HPZ2, windows 10. Security Norton; Malware bytes. I am worried that my PC may have been hacked. Security scans don't show anything. I don't ever want MSN: is it possible to fix the problem by blocking MSN; if so, how? Thanks, Dmitri

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Does it still happen with all your extensions disabled?

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Thanks Zeroknight,

I have the usual problem of diagnosing from occasional faults. If I turned them all off and nothing happened for the next month, it could be that nothing would have happened anyway. As the extensions are Norton, Malwarebytes and HP Wolf security, these aren't very likely sources of trouble!

As I will never use msn.com, is there some way to block it completely?

Dmitri

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Does it still happen if the default browser in Windows is set to something other than Firefox?