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Random Street Address Showed Up In My Toolbar Search Box...


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#1 PCIlliterateGal

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Posted 25 June 2008 - 04:33 PM

Ok, this is just bizarre. I left my IE window open on my computer while I used the phone. When I returned, 5000 Morganton Road fayetteville nc was in my Google toolbar search box. There is no one else in the house besides me, so I'm left with the conclusion that something fishy is going on with my computer. I have little problems here and there, but I've never had tons of trouble with embedded spyware and stuff. If I have, the scanners I have aren't doing the job. I googled that address to see if this was a common spyware trick or something, but I didn't find much of anything besides its location on a map. The only other thing I can think of is that one of the last websites I visited (I had three tabs open) before I left my computer was a local news website that covers Fayetteville, NC. Maybe the website has some kind of problem that leaves that street address in surfers' toolbars? I know I didn't type or paste that address in there. Any ideas/suggestions? I'm baffled. :thumbsup:

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Posted 25 June 2008 - 04:41 PM

Ahhh. Nevermind. I think I figured it out. I went back to the last page I visited on that news website and that street address came up again. So I guess that's it. Kinda disconcerting though considering that the news story is about a woman who was murdered at that address. Oh well.

Edited by PCIlliterateGal, 25 June 2008 - 04:41 PM.





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