When you use Windows Internet Explorer 8 or Windows Internet Explorer 7, you may experience any of the following symptoms:
Your Internet Explorer home page has been changed to a different website than the one that you selected.
You cannot change your home page selection to the website that you want.
You reset your home page to the website that you want in Internet Options. However, after you restart the computer, your home page selection has again been changed to a different website.
This problem can occur for several reasons. Your computer may be infected with a virus, malicious code may have been run on the computer, or you may have installed third-party software that changed your home page setting.
Before you use the method that is described in this article, make sure that your computer has not been infected with a virus or malicious code by running an antivirus program. For more information, visit the following Microsoft website: