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Old 02-08-2015, 06:42 AM   #1
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Recently experiencing computer problems with the internet. I use Internet Explorer mostly. (Periodically Chrome). Out of the blue, upon start up, "istart123" web address automatically fills the address panel & opens. I use to have www.xfinity.comcast.net set up so I would go directly to their home page & have immediate access to email/etc...
I cannot figure how to get this "istart123" removed/deleted/uninstalled.
Tried after opening both Chrome & Internet Explorer for settings to delete & replace the default address upon opening. Was able to go thru the mechanics of deleting & replacing, then clicked "apply".
Reopen the Internet Explorer & Chrome, both defaulted back to the "istart123". Additionally, the pop ups are getting more & more frequent. Also, a lot of times I'll click on an option within a web page & it takes me to a completely unrelated new web site. (Example: This AM was reviewing a car dealership, clicked on a new truck for details & it took me to Kelly Blue Book) Any easy fixes or should I just trash the computer & start anew. Thanks
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