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Can't go direct to required website


jonem81

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When I am on a website, and there is a link to another website, I am annoyed that Google pops up, requesting password and email. I DON'T want to go through Google everytime I need to link to another site. Can any forum member help, please?

jonem81

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Sea Urchin

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When you say "Google pops up" what exactly does open up that asks for your password and email?

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jonem81

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Sea Urchin Thye Google website. jonem81

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jonem81

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Sea Urchin

Sorry!

That should have read "The Google website"

jonem81

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iscanut2

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What browser are you using, what is your default search engine and please let us know the exact URL of the "website"..www.????????

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Sea Urchin

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The Google website doesn't ask for password etc unless you are referring to the site for Google Mail

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Woolwell

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iGoogle can ask for your password. But you shouldn't get it "pop up" when clicking on a link.

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jonem81

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iscanut My browser is: Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 (64bit).

Default Search Engine VirginMedia.com

Will post more details of events later.

Thank you for your response.

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jonem81

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iscanut

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Woolwell

Can't go direct to required website. posted N0v 30

more details about the links to website sales@etc....

I clicked on a link on a website for more information about a product and was re-directed to "google//account.google.com +++++++!"

GOOGLE

Gmail

Sign in

Username

Password

But of course, I do not want this. I want to go straight to the link that was on the website I was browsing!

Any ideas, please?

jonem81

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rdave13

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Just a thought, do you have Gmail Notifier installed?

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Secret-Squirrel

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"more details about the links to website sales@etc..."

The "sales@etc" link you've mentioned is what's called a mailto: link. It's not a website address but is instead used to e-mail a company or individual. When a user clicks a mailto: link, their default e-mail application is opened. In your case it sounds like Google Mail is set as the default and it's asking you to login.

I think rdave is on the right track with his Gmail Notifier query.

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