[pcductape] Re: IE can't find URL

  • From: DGrell7446@xxxxxxx
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2003 16:35:58 EDT

In a message dated 08/01/2003 3:05:26 PM Central Daylight Time, 
ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx writes:


> Wish it were that simple, but it isn't.  For example, I click on google, 
> from my Favorites, and it takes me to google.  Then one day I click on the 
> same 
> link and it might take me to yahoo, or amazon, or evolt, or any other web 
> site I may have visited in the last 3-6 months. 
> It doesn't matter if I type in the address, or if I click on a link in a 
> page, or if I link to it from my Favorites.  
> That's what makes it so wierd!  I can see the address I told it to go to in 
> the address bar, but at the bottom left, in the status bar, I can watch that 
> it is trying to take me elsewhere.  If I simply hit Refresh repeatedly it 
> will eventually take me to the correct URL. 
>  
> 

Pam
   Do a search for Browser Hijacking, something says you may have that 
problem. I just cannot remember what to do if your browser is being hijacked.
   Ok I did a search {google} and here is page 1 ...
HTH
De

<A HREF="http://www.spywareinfo.com/hijacked.html";>SpywareInfo > Hijacked!</A>
Browser Hijacking. ... The most important thing to do to keep your computer 
safe
from hijacking is to tighten up your browser's security settings. ... 
www.spywareinfo.com/hijacked.html - 24k - <A 
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a 
victim of browser hijacking?</A>
... Soon advertisements begin to pop up on your desktop… These are signs of '
browser
hijacking', a sneaky method to watch your online activity and drown you in ...
 
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Computer Cops - Browser hijacking - information security - portal ... </A>
... Older Articles, hassle: Editorials: Browser hijacking, Hassle NervousWreck
writes "There is a despicable trend in recent months where ... 
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Hijacking</A>
... Subject: Browser Hijacking. To: News & Events, News & Events. The 
following
article was taken from 'SpywareInfo.com'. If you are interested ... 
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... Term of the Day "Browser Hijacking". You have been surfing all over the
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Opinion: Browser Hijacking - or helpful?</A>
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of the people that disagreed with “browser hijacking”. They ... 
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... Title: Browser Hijacking? Internet connection... From: Dbl-Trbl Points: 
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