If the web browser start page or the default search engine has changed without your intention, it might be activity of an adware or malware. In some cases, such changes are caused by add-ons that come with software you install (for example, with media players or instant messengers). Sometimes system settings are affected by malicious scripts that could have reached your computer through insecure websites.
With System Changes Control in Kaspersky Internet Security 2016, you can trace and block unwanted changes to the system settings.
System Changes Control
only works if
is enabled. The component is compatible with
The component detects and blocks changes to the following settings: default browser, home page (start page), default search engine, proxy server settings, browser plug-ins/add-ons/extensions.
The list of watched settings may be changed by a Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 update.
The component does not block changes and shows no warnings if the changes are made by:
Watch a video on how to use Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 to control changes to your operating system:
Release of antivirus database updates (required to protect your computer/server/mobile device)
Providing technical support over phone / web
Release of patches for the application (addressing detected bugs)
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