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Why is the default home page of my browser displaying Norton Home Page?

The default home page and new tabs of your browser has changed as you have agreed to set the Norton Home Page as your default home page. When you install Norton, you are prompted to add the Norton extensions to your web browser. In addition, you are prompted to set Norton Home Page as the default home page of your browser.

Norton Home Page enhances your web search experience. It uses the Norton Safe Search feature to generate the search results. When you search the Internet using Norton Safe Search, it generates the search results powered by Ask.com. Norton Safe Search provides the site safety status and Norton rating for each of the search results generated. It ranks the search results based upon the site safety status and Norton rating.

It uses the Norton Safe Search feature to provide you with search suggestions when you type a few letters of the search phrase.

Norton Home Page is supported in the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer (version 8.0 or later)

  • Firefox (latest version and two previous versions)

  • Chrome (latest version)

  • Safari (only on Mac computers)

You can use Norton Safe Search even after you turn off the Password Manager feature of Norton.

If you do not want the Norton Home Page to be your default home page, click the below sections to learn how to change the home page and new tabs settings of your browser.

Set up Norton Home Page

  1. Start Norton.

    If you see the My Norton window, next to Device Security, click Open.

  2. In the Norton main window, double-click Internet Security.

  3. Click Browser Extensions.

    On the Browser Protection page, click Norton Home Page extension and follow the on-screen instructions.

Disable Norton Home Page in Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome.

  2. On the top-right corner, click Settings.

  3. In the Settings option, navigate to More tools and click Extensions

  4. In the Extensions page, if Norton Home Page for Chrome is enabled, uncheck the Enabled box.

  5. Restart Google Chrome.

Disable Norton Home Page in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox.

  2. On the Firefox menu, click Add-ons.

  3. On the Extensions tab, click Norton Home Page for Firefox.

  4. If Norton Home Page for Firefox is grayed out, click Enable.

  5. Restart Mozilla Firefox.

The Norton Safe Search feature is available only for some regions including Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

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DOCID: v107184509
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 11/08/2019