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Old 10-16-04, 03:05 AM
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URL redirection problem?

I have DVDTalk bookmarked. When I open it from the bookmark, this happens:

[IMG]http://www.************.com/screen.gif[/IMG]

Note the funky URL in the status bar.
If I click 'yes', I get taken to this URL:

https://www.talk.com/epos/home.do?ag...isplayLine=res

Is this a problem on my machine (adware or malware) or a mistake on the DVDtalk servers?
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Old 10-16-04, 07:50 AM
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Try this:

First, verify that the URL you're bookmarking is http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/

Second, check your HOSTS file to make sure no programs have 'false' entries for DVDTalk.com.

Third, use programs like Ad Aware and Spybot to clear out any spyware lingering on your machine.

Since it looks like it's loading kqzyfj.com, which is spyware related (the hostname takes you to a page where Commission Junction/qksrv.net insists that they're legit, which we all know is bullshit), so that would be my guess.
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