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Re: (no subject) (ebay)

I am So. Tired. of hearing the platform debate, but y'all sound like a 
bunch of smokers complaining about lung cancer...

On Oct 3, 2004, at 3:27 AM, 
Loopers-Delight-d-request@loopers-delight.com wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Nelson [mailto:psychle62@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Saturday, October 02, 2004 4:02 AM
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: (no subject) (ebay)
> I'm not sure of the technical nomenclature, but I wish I did, as I 
> have a
> similar situation. Sounds like you might have a host problem in your
> registry; invasive code gets in and redirects you to another site 
> (usually a
> porn site or some sort of advertisng/spyware type of thing). In doing 
> so, it
> inserts a line into your registry that does not allow you to visit the 
> site
> you actually wanted; in my case, these would include Amazon and (gasp)
> Looper's Delight. After you've removed the offending site, a registry 
> entry
> remains, so that when you subsequently try to access the site you 
> originally
> wanted, your browser times out.
> It's related to "browser hijacking", but again, I haven't been able to 
> find
> out enough about how to fix it to actually do so. :(