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#1 vargint

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Posted 22 December 2006 - 12:24 AM

Not sure if this is the right spot, but here it goes.

I need to modify my browser, so that when I click a specific link, it takes me somewhere else other other then that link.

EX.
When I go to yahoo.com and click on 'games' instead of it taking me to the games list it takes me where I program it.

I know that I will either need to get a mod for Firefox(my browser) or a third party program. But other then that, i have no clue where to start.

Please help me this is very important.

Thanks.

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Posted 22 December 2006 - 12:19 PM

Your question is a little unclear. Could you please reword it vargint.
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#3 vargint

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Posted 22 December 2006 - 01:42 PM

Lets say I go on this website, 'bleepingcomputer.com' and when I click on the 'forums' tab, instad of taking me here, it'll take me somewhere else, pre-specified by me.


This is what I'm trying to achive. Does anyone know how I would go about doing it?

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Posted 22 December 2006 - 09:01 PM

I am unclear about WHY you want to do this kind of "browser hijacking."
I would think that if you wanted to click on a link, you would want to go to THAT link, and not somewhere else, and if you wanted to go to somewhere ELSE you would just click on THAT link.
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Posted 23 December 2006 - 02:15 AM

Well, I dont think the why is that important in this case. I'm simply doing it for the heck of it, realy. I don't want to hack into someone else's computer, if thats your concern. I don't want to know how to hack other's computers either.

I just want to re-direct a link to something of my own. What I don't know is what tools I need.

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Posted 23 December 2006 - 03:38 AM

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