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Old 01-20-2013, 02:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Changing 9930 default search engine to "Startpage"

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Open the browser.
Press the Menu Key. (Left of mouse)
Select "Options"
Click "Manage Search Engines"
Click "New Search Engine"
In name field type "Startpage" (or anything you want to name it)
Then in the address field type: "https://startpage.com/do/search?language=english&cat=web&query=%s"
Save your work and there you have it. Startpage is now your default search engine.
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Default Re: Changing 9930 default search engine to "Startpage"

Why would anyone want startpage as their default search? Sounds like an old adware / spyware hijacker from 2004 - 2005.

It looks like startpage is up to the same old tricks.
http://botcrawl.com/how-to-remove-th...page-hijacker/
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ThexStartpage.com redirection virus (Start Page virus) hijacks internet browser settings causingxinternetxsearches and URLs inputted into the browser address bar to redirect toxStartpage.com and relating websites such asxIxquick.com. The victim may also be redirected to webpages within the same Startpage.com domain such as s10-us2.startpage.com (view image).xFurther more, once an internet browser is booted, the user may also be directed toxStartpage.comxorxIxquick.com (upon start up).
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