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Firefox Issue - Constant popup - User agent issue?


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#1 iUser

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Posted 01 April 2016 - 10:14 PM

Typing this super quick. As I'm sure, the stupid popup will appear again. When trying to access any websites, a message comes up. It isn't an error message or the "unresponsive script" message. It is different. It has lots of code on it. Probably the url of what it's trying to access. This would normally happen in the background, and the user shouldn't see it.

 

I googled part of the message, and it mentioned something about a user agent...whatever that is. I just want the message(s) to stop popping up! Any help is much appreciated.

 

Here is a screenshot of what I'm seeing:

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#2 ScathEnfys

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Posted 01 April 2016 - 11:02 PM

User agent info is identifying information about your browser, system, and region plus a unique identifier that your browser sends to websites it visits. I would try resetting your browser if you don't have settings you are worried about losing by doing that.
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Posted 02 April 2016 - 11:40 AM

 The first thing I'd try would be to clear the browser cache.  You didn't say what browser you're using, but I saw Mozilla mentioned in that example, so I'll give you a way to clear the cache with Firefox.  Go to Tools (press the Alt button if you don't have the menu bar showing) -> Options -> Privacy -> and check the box that says "clear history when Firefox closes".  Close and restart Firefox.  You can uncheck that box after restarting.

 

 Good luck.


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