Andy writes: "My PC is locked to Mesh’s home page. Start Page Guard didn’t help. So I replaced the Internet Explorer shortcut with a shortcut to my desired home page and changed it to the IE icon."

This article appears in the December 07 issue of PC Advisor, available now in all good newsagents.

That's a clever workaround Andy. However, if your home page is locked to a site and Start Page Guard can't unlock it, it may be that some other antispyware or internet-security product is locking the page for your own protection. Disable this protection temporarily.