1.    22 Sep 2015 #1
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    Windows Explorer opens MSN website


    I think after one of the accumulative updates Windows Explorer started to open MSN in my default browser. This is very annoying.

    I've tested my theory by restarting Windows Explorer from the task manager. Of course restarting the computer. Disable Automatic startup of Microsoft OneDrive. I scanned my System with Malwarebytes, nothing was found.

    Has anyone seen this or know how to fix the issue.
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  2.    22 Sep 2015 #2
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    Go into "Internet options" by clicking the gear icon, and where it's red in the window-shot, paste or type the homepage(s) want (you can set it to open as many tab/ sites you wish to have).
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  3.    22 Sep 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry06 View Post
    I think after one of the accumulative updates Windows Explorer started to open MSN in my default browser. This is very annoying.

    I've tested my theory by restarting Windows Explorer from the task manager. Of course restarting the computer. Disable Automatic startup of Microsoft OneDrive. I scanned my System with Malwarebytes, nothing was found.

    Has anyone seen this or know how to fix the issue.

    Windows Explorer or Internet Explorer?
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  4.    22 Sep 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by ram1220 View Post
    Windows Explorer or Internet Explorer?
    Windows Explorer. Thanks for the replies so far
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  5.    22 Sep 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry06 View Post
    Windows Explorer. Thanks for the replies so far
    Oh. I misunderstood and took that for a typo
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  6.    23 Sep 2015 #6
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    I think there's a malware or plugin installed in your computer. Go to control panel then search something about MSN and delete it. Next, restart your computer.
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  7.    27 Oct 2015 #7
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    Awnser


    Modify this registry key to 0
    HKEY_OCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NlaSvc\Parameters\Internet\EnableActiveProbing
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  8.    27 Oct 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry06 View Post
    Modify this registry key to 0
    HKEY_OCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NlaSvc\Parameters\Internet\EnableActiveProbing
    There should be an L after the first underscore symbol.

    A note: the file manager was renamed to File Explorer beginning with Windows 8.

    Due to the interaction of various parts of Windows it is quite possible to use either Explorer function with the other one.
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  9.    27 Oct 2015 #9
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    I think you installed msn toolbar or any plugin so thats why you are facing this issue,you must need to go to setting and remove extra toolbar or plugins.
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  10.    27 Oct 2015 #10
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    I think you installed msn toolbar or any plugin so thats why you are facing this issue,you must need to go to setting and remove extra toolbar or plugins.
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