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'an attempt to change your default search setting has been blocked'

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by paw0905, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. paw0905

    paw0905 Thread Starter

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    Hi,
    I have downloaded Google Chrome on my home pc which is running Windows xp professional SP3 and I kept getting numerous warning boxes in the bottom right hand side of my screen saying "an attempt to change your default search setting has been blocked".
    It is driving me mad, as everything I try to do to stop it just fails and it keeps returning, sometimes 3 or 4 times at once.
    Can somebody please help me get rid of this message once and for all ??
     
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    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    paw0905 Thread Starter

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    Thanks..I'll have a look at my antivirus, I am using AVG Free edition.

    Not quite sure where in there it will say though, or how I'll change it?

    Appreciate your reply.
     
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    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    did you look at the link I gave on how to change the setting
     
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