There have been times when I think that an outside source is directing my computer to places I don't want it to go. There are also times when a link within a news site w… (funda kabanzi)
There have been times when I think that an outside source is directing my computer to places I don't want it to go. There are also times when a link within a news site will not go to the news story I expect it to go. There are other times when my screen saver has been removed and just the blue Windows default screen is there. I have to go into [Control Panel] and re-select the picture file I wish it to draw images from for display. There are other anomalies too that seem to be not of my doing. These are all recent, within a couple of months.
I use Avast Virus software and Malwarebytes software too. Also, as of two days ago there are ads popping up on every news site I watch. I did have an ad blocker program running but it would appear to not be working.
However, that statement 'Your browser is being managed by your organization.' is making me concerned. Can you explain statement that to me?
Also, while I'm here I have another question. I have been using Firefox since the end of Netscape Navigator and once upon a time any desktop shortcut icons were all Firefox's icon. Then for years they turned into Internet Explorer icons. When I clicked on the shortcuts Explorer would open and I don't like that program. So now I click on an icon's [Properties] and copy the url and paste it into Firefox's search window. But within the last month the icons are now Google's Chrome image. I don't understand why, if Firefox is my default browser, these icon changes occur. And why Chrome? Is it because I have Google's search engine as the default search engine?
I appreciate any help you can provide to me. Thanks!
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