Hi buddy215, Thanks for the reply Boo.
You said --> I never saw any ads when I got the page where you had to type the jumbled letters and numbers. <-- Thats because those are two different pages. That page has maybe ten links to different Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware providers on it and no box of jumbled letters. If\when I get to either of those pages again I'll link back to them so you can see what I'm talking about.
I just got a clean bill of health from the HJT team so I don't think its any kind of malware. I may give an un-install\re-install a go if this keeps up, thanks for the idea.
Hi ruby1, Thanks for the reply.
*giggling* To me using the Google toolbar is doing a normal Google search but I know what you mean. You asked --> who recommended the tool bar?
<-- I did, I had done a search on my Bellsouth browser a year or so back and searched for Google. Then when the results page popped up I went to Google.com and snagged the toolbar. Everything has been working good until just recently when I started getting those two 'Oops!' pages. I don't think its malware though cause I just got done with a HJT thing and they said that I was clean.
Hi jhsmurray, Thanks for the reply Boo.
OK now I really am starting to think that this is all just one big conspiracy against me that was thought up by the government and is being perpetrated by Google.
I have just spent the past thirty minutes doing random searches and haven't had that 'Sorry' page pop up once yet. I guess that it knows that I'm trying to get it to jump up so its just being ornery and waiting until it knows that I'm really doing some serious searching before its gonna rear its ugly head again.
You asked --> when you see that page, could you right-click anywhere on the white space and select properties? <-- I don't know cause I never tried.
You asked --> Does the address(URL) string begin with http://www.google.com
, or something else? <-- *giggling* I have no idea cause I never looked.
I shall, however, be a lot more vigilant and try to answer that the next time that it happens though.
Thanks for all the replies guys. I'll try to link to those two pages the next time they pop up so you can see what I'm looking at.
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