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Browser Redirecting

By MrSmith8788
Feb 7, 2009
  1. My browser redirects me to different web sites. When it type in torrentreactor.com it takes me to pornfan instead.

    I went through the 8 steps and cleared my hosts file but it still redirects me.
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Run IE Reset by following this post: http://www.techspot.com/vb/post682762-2.html

    Also, update to a more secure Hosts file
    There's lots of important info on that here: http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
    As it's difficult to see the actual download, here it is: http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip
    Important! Windows Vista requires special instructions: http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsvista.htm

    Simply download the hosts.zip file, extract, then run mvps.bat, then restart

    Then restart, and test browsing the Internet again :)
     
  3. MrSmith8788

    MrSmith8788 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    That fixed the problem for IE. Is there a similar fix for firefox?

    False alarm, torrentreactor.net always redirects regardless of computer.
     
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