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Old 09-12-2012, 10:34 AM   #1
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Firefox problem


Hi All,
I am stuggling from last 2 weeks in browsing internet i.e the firefox is automatically redirecting itself to unknown url(s) whenever I have logged in to such gmail, yahoo, webmail, and even linuxquestions.org. Don't know why. So could you please give some suggestions to prevent this.
 
Old 09-12-2012, 10:37 AM   #2
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probably you need to check your add-ons and plugins
 
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:45 AM   #3
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What type of URLs? Blank ones? Legitimate looking ones? Ones which try to get you to download something?
If not plugins then my guess would be that you're unknowingly selecting a link on the page and going to it, probably with a keyboard or mouse shortcut you don't know about or catching a touchpad with your wrist.
 
Old 09-24-2012, 12:33 PM   #4
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probably you need to check your add-ons and plugins
Thank you all, Sorry for the late reply.
The problem solved after clicking on "Restart with Add-ons Disabled" from "Help" option in firefox window.
 
Old 09-24-2012, 12:57 PM   #5
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That's not really 'solved' just narrowed down.

Now you know it is most likely an extension causing the problem, the question is which one.
 
  


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