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Suddenly getting "Firefox wants to redirect a page" ?

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Since Jan 1, when I go to certain sites (local news, for instance) I get a dropdown bar saying "Firefox wants to redirect this page" with an 'allow " button. And I click the allow or the X to stop it and guess what? It does it again. What's going on?

Modified by pnkfloyd

Additional System Details

This happened

A few times a week

This started when...

1/1/2011

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r102
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  • npmnqmp 071101000055
  • Allows browsing on RealArcade sites with Mozilla browsers.
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  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.1"
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
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Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13

More Information

Win XP, Firefox 3.6

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Helpful Reply

See: Tools > Options > Advanced > General : Accessibility : [ ] "Warn me when web sites try to redirect or reload the page"

See also: http://kb.mozillazine.org/accessibility.blockautorefresh

Question owner

Thank You, have no idea why that got checked. Pilot error? :)