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Browser doesn't support this page. Please update browser. ???

By Jrhorer ·
Has anybody ran into this one yet? A large red box asking to update the browser? I know its ridiculous because I opened the same page two minutes prior. Anyone?

Have a great day!

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sounds like malware to me

by markp24 In reply to Browser doesn't support t ...

That sound very odd, almost like malware. What browser are you using?

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Well it would help if you told us which browser

by OH Smeg In reply to Browser doesn't support t ...

But assuming that it's one of the ones that works on Windows have you messed with the Security Settings recently?

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by seanferd In reply to Well it would help if you ...

For reference:
http://www.techrepublic.com/forum/discussions/102-344994-3456263
Maybe something additional in there...

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by Jrhorer In reply to Browser doesn't support t ...

So, this showed up on some students laptops (3) and luckily not mine. They had NOT changed any settings. It happened in IE, Mozilla and Chrome. I did some reading on it and there was an opinion put forth that it may be coming from Comcast routers. I ran MBAM and SBS+D (nothing showed up) also read through Symantecs definitions for something with the same characteristics and couldn't find anything. It seems as though this problem just showed up roughly 5 days ago. Thanks for taking the time to read my question folks! Have a great day!

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by rnicolois In reply to reply

One of my clients just had this happened to him. I also ran Malwrebytes which found nothing. I also checked the host file to see if it was hijacked - it was not. We did a system restore which corrected the symptom. This happened while trying to open yahoo.com - so I pinged yahoo.com from his workstation and recorded the IP address. I did a reverse lookup and the address was owned by yahoo. When I entered the IP in the URL Yahoo came up correctly. What I should have done, but did not, was to check to see if there was an unauthorized proxy setting.

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