Ask Dave Taylor: Tech and Business


How do I get rid of MSN as my home page?

Dave, how do I get rid of or uninstall home page? I want Yahoo but everytime I change it to that darn MSN.COM home page comes back. It's a pain.

There are a few reasons for this. The first is that you have selected your home page with a link rather than within your software. Most people who do this within their browser settings can have fewer problems. We would know more about your problem if we knew what browser you were using, whether you are using MSN software, etc. The MSN software, for example, may have a hidden setting that "hijacks" your homepage.

In Firefox (or Mozilla or Netscape), go to your desired homepage and select...