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    So for 2 days my internet hasnt been working, well it has (as msn was working) but Internet explorer wasn't)
    So it works now, but I've been trying to get on to ucas track, and it wont let me...As i google it, and then just merely click on the link, it just redirects/opens up another website (some porn site thing)
    ARGH whats happening to my computer
    Anyone know anything?
    I've just tried googling other things, and opening links, and nothing strange happens? So Maybe there is a bug on uscas track? I have no idea.
    Help please
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    Remind me, why is this a bad thing?
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    (Original post by WhatamIdoing)
    Remind me, why is this a bad thing?
    **** offf

    Do you have any idea?
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    Sounds like a bad boy virus, I expect it redirects the Ucas site because you visit quite a lot. Try typing the Track address direct into your browser or opening the "cached" version.

    Those viruses are scary but probably not too dangerous as they're so obvious. You might be rendering your computer vulnerable to other viruses by activating the first one.
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    download firefox and use that. It'll work as a temp solution and i'd be surprised if you don't get hooked anyway. But yeah, it sounds like you have a virus. What antivirus are you using?
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    (Original post by Arekkusu)
    Sounds like a bad boy virus, I expect it redirects the Ucas site because you visit quite a lot. Try typing the Track address direct into your browser or opening the "cached" version.

    Those viruses are scary but probably not too dangerous as they're so obvious. You might be rendering your computer vulnerable to other viruses by activating the first one.
    Hmmm, I have only actually visited it like, 5 times? previously. There are other websites i visit much more.
    Is there anything I can do to stop it?
    Can you just google "ucas track" and see if it happens to you?
    Okay so I just typed the url in, and it worked. then i thought okay, i'll google it and click the link... and it worked fine.
    Why has it gone back to normal now? im not complaining but it's soo weird :/
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    (Original post by KissMyArtichoke)
    download firefox and use that. It'll work as a temp solution and i'd be surprised if you don't get hooked anyway. But yeah, it sounds like you have a virus. What antivirus are you using?
    Thanks for your reply. What's firefox? It seems to be working fine now... but that "blip" has worried me a bit :s
    Oh and im using AVG
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    You're trying to look at pages for universities and it's providing you with pages about porn instead? Maybe it's trying to tell you something. :mmm:
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    (Original post by Cicerao)
    You're trying to look at pages for universities and it's providing you with pages about porn instead? Maybe it's trying to tell you something. :mmm:
    It's stopped now. I suppose it's kind of amusing...
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    (Original post by supernova92)
    Thanks for your reply. What's firefox? It seems to be working fine now... but that "blip" has worried me a bit :s
    Oh and im using AVG
    Firefox is an alternative (and much better) browser. It's more secure, better to use and has a load of cool add-ons. Unfortunately Microsoft package their own, rubbish internet explorer with all their operating systems, so most people look no further, and it can be hard to get people to change. Try it, you'll probably like it. Failing that, google chrome is also decent.
    That won't get rid of your virus though (which it almost certainly is, UCAS is extemely unlikely to have been hacked). Do a full scan with AVG and hopefully it'll find it.
 
 
 
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