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THEPAIN73THEPAIN73 Shiny.Real shiny.Registered User regular
Boss' comp is a Windows 2000 Professional edition.

Anytime he searches using google on IE he gets that message.

Other websites work, but google just won't go through.

Any help would be appreciated.

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    QuantuxQuantux Registered User regular
    edited September 2009
    That message is the file download dialog, which means his browser is hijacked and instead of google.com, it's going to sovietrussia.com/files/absolut-crazy-virus-and-stuff.exe. Or IE just forgets what to do with .html files at the exact moment he tries going to google. Probably malware already installed on the machine. Clean it up and make him start using firefox with adblock on.

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    NailbunnyPDNailbunnyPD Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Quantux wrote: »
    Clean it up and make him start using firefox with adblock on.

    Pretty much this. If you are not going to use a modern OS, at least use a modern browser.

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    wunderbarwunderbar What Have I Done? Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Quantux wrote: »
    Clean it up and make him start using firefox with adblock on.

    Pretty much this. If you are not going to use a modern OS, at least use a modern browser.

    I'm pretty sure the latest versions of Firefox don't even support win2k anymore.

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    NailbunnyPDNailbunnyPD Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
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