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Firefox trying to access risky website on PC startup

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  • Last reply by FredMcD

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When I boot my PC, McAfee opens a dialogue box saying 'risky website blocked' quoting Firefox app and showing ip address as even though I haven't opened any browsers at that point. Help appreciated. Cheers

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You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article;

Run most or all of the listed free to use malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

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Thanks for the reply ran Malware (prem) says no problems. Does the IP tell us anything?? Cheers

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Thanks again but how can I stop Firefox trying to connect to that site when I haven't even opened the browser? Cheers

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I called for more help.