websites replacing my homepage and I can't remove it!!

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    Mega-JC: Da Return Tiger Knee!

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    I've tried everything I can think of to remove this fucking site from my homepage. It doesn't just replace my homepage either it also replaces all search engines. The site is called Royalsearch.net. I've tried clearing cookies, adaware, hijackthis, going through regedit and nothing seems to work. These fucking bastards need to die.
     
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    Mega-JC: Da Return Tiger Knee!

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    for the love of god someone help me :(
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Which is why IE is a terrible, horrible piece of software.
     
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    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    because MS knows that no matter how far behind in the competition they are, people will still use IE.

    Yay for Mozilla Firebird!!
     
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    druid What do the 5 fingers say?

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    The real answer:... looks for traces of the "spyware on your machine... look in your startup folder for names having to do with royal search, and run a spyware killer or antivirus, or look up similar threats online. most likely there will be some info on that particular threat... once its gone, reset your homepage WITHOUT opening IE (the threat will just reinstall itself) right click to properties, or the techie way, goto regedit (be careful this is like the heart of software) and goto localmachine/software/microsoft/internetexplorer/main, and look for the main page field. it will/should say http:/ /www.royalsearch... delete that field, exit outa and double click on ie - then change your homepage to what you want the regular way.
     
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    telling a noob to use regedit when he doesn't need to is a :nono:
     

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