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How to remove website redirection on ie8

Posted on 2013-05-29
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If I click on a link for let's say, www.apple.com, it takes me to another site having nothing to do with apple.  Same for all other websites.

Only happens on ie8.  Not Google Chrome.
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by:tailoreddigital
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Try resetting the browser,
ResetOr use Avast's browser cleanup tool,
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/avastbct.html
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jcimarron earned 500 total points
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losgadas--
You probably have a virus
http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-browser-redirect-virus/

Scan with your antivirus and with MalwareBytes.
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
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thank you so much!
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losgadas--You are most welcome!
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