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    About.blank (IE 6 on Win 2000 Pro)

    Hello, I've done a search but couldn't find any information about it. I'm sure most of you have seen about.blank. I'm being hijacked I guess as this is the page I get to once I start IE. It's completely empty... I've been changing it back to my usual homepage in the "Internet Option" dialog box but guess what, the next time I start IE I get right back to about.blank. Help please anyone. How can I get rid of it????? Any possible way without having to download something as this is happening on my computer at work. Thanks much, Tira

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    Re: About.blank (IE 6 on Win 2000 Pro)

    Check out <post#=321718>post 321718</post#>
    You will have to do some reg editing but won't have to download anything.
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    Re: About.blank (IE 6 on Win 2000 Pro)

    Hi Tira:
    You didn't respond to Bob's post, so I don't know if that fixed it. There is another possibility. If you have Spybot Search & Destroy, it has an option to prevent changing the Home page. If you have Spybot, start it & go to Tools/IE tweaks & make sure you haven't prevented the home page from being changed.

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    Re: About.blank (IE 6 on Win 2000 Pro)

    Tira

    I actually use "about:blank" as my home page at home, because I don't necessarily want to bring up a website each time when I start IE. However, this was a conscious decision I made -- it doesn't look like this result is what you wanted!

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    Re: About.blank (IE 6 on Win 2000 Pro)

    Thank you all for your help and sorry I'm so late. I was able to solve the "problem" or should I say one day it had just disapeared:-)) I'm not quite sure if the Norton Anti Virus took care of it or what it was. Thanks again for your answers. Tira

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