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Browser redirecting to different page ADs

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Browser redirecting to different page ADs

#1 Post by spandey » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:50 am

Hi,
I have started experiencing an ugly problem. While browsing thru sites all of a sudden a site will be redirected to a page with ADs instead of that particular site. It's happening randomly not related to a specific sites. I tried resetting the firefox but the problem is back. Any clues?

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Re: Browser redirecting to different page ADs

#2 Post by wulf » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:47 am

spandey wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:50 am
Hi,
I have started experiencing an ugly problem. While browsing thru sites all of a sudden a site will be redirected to a page with ADs instead of that particular site. It's happening randomly not related to a specific sites. I tried resetting the firefox but the problem is back. Any clues?
It sounds like the behaviour of a browser hijacker. Did you install any addons to Firefox recently?...You might try running Firefox with addons disabled and see if that clears up the problem, and then enable the addons one by one until you can eliminate which one might be causing your re-directions?

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Re: Browser redirecting to different page ADs

#3 Post by spandey » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:55 am

I have no add-ons installed. Just plain Firefox..

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Re: Browser redirecting to different page ADs

#4 Post by stsoh » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:57 am

ff addon ublock origin to block all ads.
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Re: Browser redirecting to different page ADs

#5 Post by fehlix » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:20 am

spandey wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:50 am
Hi,
...While browsing thru sites all of a sudden a site will be redirected to a page with ADs instead of that particular site. ..
Just install Advert-Block-antiX from MX Package Installer (MXPI). After installation start from Whisker Menu "advert Block Antix" and pick all block-services to activate and restart browser.
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