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  1. #1

    ok, when I turn the computer this bing is my......what ever it's called, and I don't want it. so I go to tools, all the way to the bottom, click on internet options, click on use default (which is click on apply, then click on ok. but I still get this bing pop up. I mean it covers the whole page. but I don't want it. I want to use the other (msn) homepage. so how do I force this bing crap out of the way so I can get what I want?

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  2. #2

    Southern California
    Posts : 788
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64

    Hey mate,

    Just to make sure, you copied the MSN website ( ) and pasted it in Tools>Internet Options>Home Page ?

    It should look similar to this:
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  3. #3

    Southern California
    Posts : 788
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64

    If you have something that doesn't seem right, consider scanning your whole computer with your antivirus program. Bing shouldn't cover a whole page. It does, however, look something similar to this:

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  4. #4

    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Navigate to Control Panel-Windows Update,
    in the bottom left pane under 'See also', click on Installed Updates,
    in the next window click on Bing Desktop v1.3.1 and choose Uninstall.
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