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Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Triad, Dec 6, 2003.

  1. Triad

    Triad I deficate locomotives.

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    Keeps changing to some stupid search page every day or so. I'll set it to something else - turn the computer off and the next day its back to this stupid www.searchv.com start page. What would cause this?
     
  2. Robotgod

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    browser hijacker, spyware, the works. If you go to a site it can do that to you, happens to me from time to time. If you keep changing it and it still wont stay, search for ad-aware on www.techtv.com the site might be www.lavasoft.com i think though.
     
  3. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    Two different ways to fix this.

    1. Temporarily fix the problem by downloading Ad-Aware and Spybot - Search & Destroy, running them and fixing IE.

    2. Permanently fix the problem by switching to less-vulnerable browser. I prefer Mozilla Firebird, others prefer Opera, some people also use MyIE.
     
  4. Leb_CRX

    Leb_CRX OT's resident terrorist

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  5. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    It is an insecure browser. You can change IE's home page using simple JavaScript, nothing needs to be installed or anything. There's no way to do that to Mozilla (or Opera, or Safari, or any other browser that's not made by MS).
     

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