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Unable too open a URL


algey

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Occasionally when trying too open a URL I am prevented by a yellow 'star' like image with a red explanation mark inside it. Could anyone tell me what this is and how I can open the URL.

Thank You

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Graphicool1

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Hi algey

Give us an example of one of these URL's you cannot open.

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lotvic

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Probably Google toolbar blocking popups http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview/id/395018.html

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algey

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Hi Graphicool1

Cannot give you an example at the moment( it was a sports topic-Golf)as it only happens a very small pecentage of the time and it doesn't happen only on sport topics. Thanks for the reply.

lotvic, thanks for the heads up on the Google toolbar/answers/thread will try it when prevented the next time

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algey

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P.S. will post a URL if disabling the 'Pop up blocker' doesn't work.

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Terry Brown

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I think your anti-virus or ISP is telling you that the site is not safe and may contain a virus or Malware and is unsafe to open.

Terry

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