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Homepage protection from AOL

Discussion in 'General Security' started by calvin-c, Dec 1, 2009.

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  1. calvin-c

    calvin-c Banned Thread Starter

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    My new PC came with this installed but I can't seem to find out what it does. The default home page (in IE) is a hosted AOL page (aol.hp.com, IIRC) so I'm not sure if this protects just that page (in which case I don't want it) or if it more generically protects whatever home page I set (in which case I might as well keep it).

    I absolutely hate companies that don't tell you what their products do. Or do so in such obvious 'marketing' terms that you know you can't trust what they say.
     
  2. invalidhost

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    I got an HP netbook a few months ago and just found the same "Homepage Protection" in my Add\Remove Programs list. I don't want anything AOL on my computer, For the mostpart I really can't stand preinstalled software!

    Hopefully it's okay to uninstall?
     
  3. keon123

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    does anyone know anything at all about this "homepage protection" from aol?
     
  4. benderfrom

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    i got the dame thing ..whats worse is that it is a 800+MB program..which to me means that it is not really homepage protection
    ..but i dont know what it is.
     
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