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    My IE was hijacked


    Hi all,

    For some reason I can't change the properties of my IE 6 anymore. when I try it, I get a warning: "you can't change those parameters because you have limited rights on this computer, please address the system administrator"

    Well, just to make things clear: I AM the sys admin on my computer and one look at the list of users confirms that.

    I guess I caught this disease while surfing on the net. How could I restore things to the way they were before??

    Thanks! D.
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    OK, I found the answer.

    I downloaded hijackThis and looked at the log it produced. There I found a key called NoBrowserOptions under HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions present

    It was set to value 1 and after I changed it to 0 everything went back to normal. I didn't even have to reboot...

    Thanks anyway and I hope this thread could help someone one day

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    Hi Dekers,

    Thanks for posting your solution.

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