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Search engine trouble!

By saber22
Dec 7, 2004
  1. I have been having some problems recently when I attempt to search any of the popular search engines (Yahoo, google, lycos,etc.) the window freezes and a narrow window appears in front of my search results with the title "sponsered links" :hotbounce . It has links for other search engines with previous searches listed and several companies that may have a similar item to what im searching for.

    It has become a real pain and is slowing down my searchs to a crawl. Is there anything I can do to get rid of this? :hotbounce

    It first started last saturday while I was on google. if it helps any I have an XP OPS and and use dial-up.
     
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

  3. saber22

    saber22 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have downloaded all of the programs that it recommended and this has not solved my problem. Also those spybots that I get rid of simply return and ADAWARE stoped working today.
     
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Your info is not much use to us. Post your complete HJT-log.
     
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