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« on: May 31, 2006, 08:18:21 PM »
 hi. i am new here and i believe i have a new problem. cant find anything about it on google or anywhere else.
  ok, ill try to explain it best as i can.
  every so often when im online and after i do a search i right-click a result and choose open in a new window ( by the way, am using Avant browser). not always but about every twenty minutes or so after i right-click, my browser will freeze for about thirty seconds or so, then a page will open up next to the one i wanted to open. what it says is the word  -embedding  in the google search box. then it says:
  Results 1-20 of 25,270,000,000 for -embedding.
  after this there is a list of websites such as:

  Arts & Letters Daily-ideas, critism, debate

  luxury ocean estate Guide

  The Chronicle of Higher Education

and on and on....
  ok, i have no idea what is causing this. i have no other problems with my computer. i run avg antivirus and zone alarm and am running windows xp w/sp2. i clean my browser hourly or so when online, plus run ccleaner to get rid of extra junk.
  i saved the page as text and converted it to gif but couldnt figure out how to adjust output size so i hope everyone can see it. anyway, this thing is driving me nuts trying to figure it out. any help would be greatly appreciated. thanx in advance.
« Last Edit: May 31, 2006, 08:19:39 PM by tonylouwanna »


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    Re:  -embedding
    « Reply #1 on: June 01, 2006, 01:40:18 AM »
     tonylouwanna.....  Odd, when I did the same thing this is what my google search returned .
    Results 1 - 10 of about 36,900,000 for embedding [definition]. (0.26 seconds)

    Are you using the google toolbar to conduct your searches ?
    I'm also curious to know why you right click on a result to open it as opposed to simply double clicking on the link . What happens if you use IE as the browser ?  This issue may be something that only occurs with the [highlight]Avant [/highlight][highlight]browser[/highlight]

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    Re:  -embedding
    « Reply #2 on: June 01, 2006, 09:08:37 PM »
    hi dl65. thanx for the response, but i think u are misunderstanding. i am not doing a search for embedding on google. this page just comes up on its own. for example, i will type in a search for lets say harley davidson. after MY search request results come up, i then right-click on lets say the third one down to open in new window so that window opens in a new tab next to my first page so i can jump back and forth between as many pages as i want on the tabs. after i right-click on the third result the page will open next to the original page then my browser will freeze , then unfreeze and my third chosen tab WILL be there plus one i never wanted---   the one that says -embedding in it. man this is confusing even for me to explain. internet explorer sucks and cant stand it personally. avant has so many features plus the multi tab thing. i have recommended avant to my brothers, my cousin, my best friend, my wifes co-worker...they all use it and none of them has this happening to them.
       hmmm, maybe someone will come along and figure this out.
       thanx for the quick response.

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    Re:  -embedding
    « Reply #3 on: June 02, 2006, 04:14:16 AM »
    Avant is in fact based on Internet Explorer, and uses many of its facilities.  This sounds to me very much like a browser hijack.  >BHODemon< is a very useful program for swtiching off "Broswer Helper Object", although unforunately its development is currently on hold.

    You need up to date virus and spyware protection.
    « Last Edit: June 02, 2006, 06:27:48 AM by robpomeroy »
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    Re:  -embedding
    « Reply #4 on: June 02, 2006, 08:02:40 PM »
    i was thinking the same thing have run hijack this, ad-aware, ewido. ill run bho and see what it turns up. thanx for the suggestion.


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    Re:  -embedding
    « Reply #5 on: June 08, 2006, 07:46:30 PM »
    Have you tried Firefox?  It's a great browser that I've never had any problems with.  Also has tabs, and a quick engine.  Plus, I've heard it's more secure than IE.  Just a suggestion, it might fix some problems...

    In general, the PEBKAC.  Whether it's now or was three weeks ago, the PEBKAC.
    Unsafe browsing and general computer / internet illiteracy IS the users problem.  Don't have sex if you don't know how to use a condom.
    Also, there are 10 types of people in the world, those who understand binary, and those who don't.