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#1 davinator

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Posted 17 June 2010 - 01:13 PM

Hi everybody, I'm experiencing some weird stuff lately with my browser IE8.

From time to time a seemingly random tab opens by itself. Some examples:

hxxp://www.laughmood.com/index.php
hxxp://www.workinghabit.com/index.php/nice-jobs

Tried to reset IE8 but the problem persisits. No virus found through Avast. Running Vista 32 SP2 automatic updates turned on, absolutely no problem for two years and now this. Although the sites seem totally unoffensive please help me get rid of this. I found a similar situation to mine covered in one forum but found no real solution,

Thanks and very much appreaciate some help.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 17 June 2010 - 03:27 PM.
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#2 boopme

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Posted 17 June 2010 - 10:02 PM

Hello try resetting the router.
Next you must reset the router to its default configuration. This can be done by inserting something tiny like a paper clip end or pencil tip into a small hole labeled "reset" located on the back of the router. Press and hold down the small button inside until the lights on the front of the router blink off and then on again (usually about 10 seconds). If you donít know the router's default password, you can look it up HERE.
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