Unwanted links on webpages

By tata
Apr 17, 2005
  1. I hope I am in the right place for this particular problem: suddenly links are appearing in the general content of webpages while I am viewing them. Upon mouseover, a box stating "Search for Current" appears on my cursor, while in the scroll bar of Internet Explorer, I get "Sponsore Link". Can anyone tell me how I can remove this unwanted "feature?"

    Thanks in advance for your help!
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    does the computer have any virus protection and/or spyware protection? what operating system and service pack do you have?
  3. tata

    tata TS Rookie Topic Starter


    The computer has Windows XP and on it is Panda Platinum antivirus program, Ad-Aware Se and Spyware doctor. After posting this thread last night, I ran all three programs in Full Scan mode and I think the problem has been corrected. Thanks.
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