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  • When I loaded IE9 another site had taken over my home page. It was called "My Search". I was able to get my home page back. But it seems to be running more slowly. This happened in both IE9 and Firefox. I was able to remove it from my add on in Firefox but do not know how to remove it from IE9 addon's. I checked the Firefox forum and it appears more people have had this happen.
    Thursday, April 4, 2013 7:21 PM

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  • Hi,


    I suggest you try the following steps:


    1. Please refer to this: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/pc_ie_intro

    2. You can run Internet Explorer (No Add-ons) to troubleshoot the issue.

       

        1. Open Start Menu, then click all programs, select Accessories, open the  system tools;

        2. Right-click Internet Explorer(No Add-ons), run as Administrator.


    3. Reset Internet Explorer settings and see how it works.


    Hope this helps.


    Vincent Wang
    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by Budie22 Monday, April 8, 2013 6:48 PM
    Monday, April 8, 2013 3:03 AM
  • Hi,

    I was able to uninstall the program called Utility Chest49 which removed the add ons. I discovered this program when i noticed a strange process running in Task Manager. I Googled the process and finally discovered it was related to this Utility Chest. I looked at "uninstall a program" and there it was I uninstalled it deleted the folder in Program files and ran my Kaspersky. Thank You for the help!

    Monday, April 8, 2013 6:47 PM