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VERY annoying problem...spyware issues?

by redworld / February 8, 2004 4:25 AM PST

I've tried scanning my computer several times for indicators of spyware, but have come up with nothing. My problem is that sometimes when I try to get to a webpage (either by typing the address or by a link), the browser will often direct me to the wrong page. Usually, it goes to a site/page that I've recently visited. I clear my cache and history often, so I don't understand why the browser does this. It gets very frustrating and haven't been able to find any solutions... HELP!

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Re:VERY annoying problem...spyware issues?
by kmsMaverick / February 10, 2004 1:30 AM PST

hi- last week i was having terrible trouble with internet explorer. i posted a question titled:

msn internet access and ie6

it's still there, as is the reply post by R Proffitt. i think you should look into it. there are a number of links to spyware removal tools that you should look into.

I thought that we were going to have to scrap the computer because i was going to smash it to the floor i was so frustrated.

I followed the links that were suggested to me, and though it took a bit of time- about 2.5 hours to do all the downloading and installs, it was totally worth it.

I really didn't believe that the spyware situation was that bad on the machine, but i was wrong. the machine now runs just as it did from the box.

just be patient, is my advice.


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Re:Re:VERY annoying problem...spyware issues?
by Gerry Screven / February 16, 2004 12:54 AM PST

Hey Kristine,

Glad you got your problem solved. Any ideas on my problem?

It's not the fact my machine has "spying eyes" it a spyware pop up that had taken over my IE browser and I can't seem to get it fixed.


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