Closed Bug 618773 Opened 9 years ago Closed 9 years ago
pages re directing to inappropriate sites
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:188.8.131.52) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:184.108.40.206) 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.
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
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