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Have I picked up some malware?


edenworkshops

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Hello

During the last few days when using the net, I get a window coming up.

I have no idea what it refers to, but it is asking me to install and extension.

You can see the window here: www.edenworkshops.com/pc.jpg

Can anyone advise me what I should do?

Thank you

Richard

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buteman

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Firebug seems legit if using Firefox.

http://getfirebug.com/whatisfirebug/

Go to Tools.Options.Content. and make sure Java script is Enabled.

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Batch

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By the sound of it you use Firefox and the website that you are visting at the time (your own website maybe) uses PageSpeed (click here) which requires Firebug (click here)).

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buteman

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Not sure if you really need it and why you get the pop up for it.have you looked in your add-ons to see if anything in there.

Maybe someone else can give you advice on how to remove it if not wanted.

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edenworkshops

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When I use google webmaster tools, the page speed function doesn't work.

I checked out firebug and it seems to be legitimate software...so if I install the firebug thing does that mean I will be able to use the page speed function in GWMT?

Thank you

Richard

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