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Issue with about.blank

by TONI H / October 10, 2009 9:08 AM PDT

I can travel all over the place and my homepage is intact. Where I get this is whenever I click on a link at a website that uses a flash program that opens in a new window....such as a game room. It just started happening today and I can't figure out how to access the rooms since it is happening at every game site I go to even though I was able to access the room last night.

I've run all my spyware, antivirus, sfc/scannow, etc and nothing has turned up. This doesn't seem to be the normal about.blank highjacking of a homepage so I'm stumped.

Any clues?

TONI H

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found the culprit
by TONI H / October 10, 2009 9:44 AM PDT
In reply to: Issue with about.blank

The only thing that 'changed' was this morning when I had a google toolbar auto update show up with some freaking addin called 'wiki'. I uninstalled the toolbar and everything is back working again. I guess I get to manually do my searching from now on since I hate when great programs turn to crap. I had to get rid of defender for the same reason...

Programs anymore are turning into clones of the government...very intrusive.

TONI H

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Troubles With Lots Of Toolbars
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 10, 2009 12:18 PM PDT
In reply to: found the culprit

At our agency, we uninstall them as they prevent our internet login window from loading and can also create other issues.. Problems with connection in general.

Glad you found the solution.

Grif

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