Hijacked browser home page Droid Incredible

jaynorth

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Someone had hijacked my browser (built in) home page. I have tried to reset my homepage using the browser settings but it does not change. The settings page shows the correct home page but each time I open the browser it goes to the hijack page (Fake Firefox suspended by Google -- this is the site I am being redirected to). Need help! Thank you. :icon_evil:
 

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try clearing your cache and if that doesn't work there are a few anti virus software apps in the market that do a decent job.
 
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Hijacked!

Thanks. Clearing cache didn't work. Will go to antivirus solution.
 

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No, virus protection won't work. Have you tried another browser and does it do the same thing? Maybe give Dolphin HD a try.

If that doesn't work then the only choice you have would be to do a factory data reset out of your privacy section. I had something like that happen to my Mac once and basically had to reset several items to clear it up. A factory data reset is what will do it for you.
 
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Thanks Hook. Tough medicine. Have no idea where I picked up the hijack. What I have decided to do (till I have have more unexpected trouble) is to remove my cool, neat browser short cut icon (which sends me to Germany hijackers site) from my desktop and replace it with a bookmark (dull) for my home page. I tried Dolphin but actually found it a bit slower than built in. Thanks again.
 
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