Closed Bug 618773 Opened 9 years ago Closed 9 years ago

pages re directing to inappropriate sites.

Categories

(Toolkit :: Safe Browsing, defect)

3.6 Branch
x86
Windows XP
defect
Not set

Tracking

()

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

People

(Reporter: magnacarta, Unassigned)

References

(Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13

when I do a browser search,  I keep getting redirected to other sites, such as advertizing or porn.  Please can you help? 
Thanks.

Reproducible: Sometimes




I keep getting re directed when i do a browser search.
Group: core-security
Please start in safe mode and see if it is reproducable: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Safe%20Mode

You may need to set up a new profile http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles, or there may be a problem with your windows install.
Reporter -> Are you still experiencing this issue? Have you tried safe mode or a new profile?
Version: unspecified → 3.6 Branch
Reporter, if you are getting redirects it is highly likely that your machine has been infected. I suggested you take it to a reputable computer repair store and have them clean it off for you.
Closing bug as Incomplete - if you are still experiencing this issue or have more information to provide feel free to post back here and we can re-open the bug. You can also get assistance by visiting the Firefox help site -> http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Ask+a+question
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
Product: Firefox → Toolkit
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