f-secure as search provider

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f-secure as search provider

How do I stop f-secure launching automatically  alongside internet explorer/google. Probably just a few clicks here and there but it is beyond my talents.Any help in words of one syllable please.Thankyou.

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Superuser

Re: f-secure as search provider

Double click the F-Secure icon to open Launch Pad.


Go to Online Safety > Settings > Browsing Protection (screenshot below), then click the green button in the top right corner to turn off.

 

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It would be advisable to leave it on, though.  Smiley Wink

Superuser

Re: f-secure as search provider

Also you can mean that point:

http://community.f-secure.com/t5/Security-for-PC/How-to-set-F-Secure-Search-as-my/ta-p/39409

 

If yes - it's mean to know your version of Browser;

But commonly can to help next steps:

  - Need to find settings about "addons" in browser (Internet Explorer - settings - addons);

  - Next need to find here settings about "search engines";

  - And clean it;

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Or visit page about documentation-page about your version of F-Secure; And will try to find information about it;

Now - I look documenation about F-Secure Internet Security 2014;

 

It's have next points (and about another browsers too):

 

"9.3.1 Removing Safe Search from Internet Explorer
Follow these instructions if you want to stop using Safe Search in Internet Explorer.
 1. Open Windows Control Panel.

 

 2. Open Network and Internet > Internet Options. The Internet Properties window opens.

 

 3. To remove Safe Search as your default home page, follow these instructions:

  a) In Internet Properties, open the General tab.

  b) Under Home page, click Use default.


 4. In Internet Properties, open the Programs tab.

 

 5. Click Manage add-ons. The Manage Add-ons window opens.

 

 6. To stop using Safe Search as your search provider, follow these instructions:

   a) In Manage Add-ons, select Search Providers.

   b) Select Safe Search.

   c) Click Remove.


 7. To remove the Safe Search toolbar, follow these instructions:

  a) In Manage Add-ons, select Toolbars and Extensions.

  b) Select Safe Search.

  c) Click Disable.
Note: Uninstall Safe Search to remove the Safe Search search engine and the toolbar completely"

 

Sorry - if you about another things talking.

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