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I'm a MAC user and have very little experience of PCs. Don't all shout at me at once. I just love MACs, used them for work for many years, and that's why I know very little about PCs.

On this crappy old PC I have a problem with IE. Don't all shout to use other browsers either, I need help with IE!

When I have a browser window open, and right clink on a link to open the link in a NEW window, it closes the window I am in to open the link. It has only just started doing this and, for obvious reasons, it's pretty annoying. Any lovely techy people out there know what things I could try to stop this?


Met the ole man in January 1998

Jan. 2004: K1 visa issued ~ April 2004: Got on a plane ~ Nov. 2004: GC in my mucky hands ~ Dec. 2006: Received 10 YR GC

September 2008 - US passport delivered!

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Could be a spyware/malware issue.

Did you "accidentally" install MySearch or one of those nasty search bars?

But.....I can't resist....

Go back to a Mac. Use Mozilla on your Mac (or Safari). No more problems. lol


Lady, people aren't chocolates. Do you know what they are mostly? Bastards. ####### coated bastards with ####### filling. But I don't find them half as annoying as I find naive bobble-headed optimists who walk around vomiting sunshine.

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Go back to a Mac. Use Mozilla on your Mac (or Safari). No more problems. lol

I know :lol:


"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies."

Senator Barack Obama
Senate Floor Speech on Public Debt
March 16, 2006



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I haven't done a system reboot so I'll try it.

If there's a search bar installed, it certainly wasn't me, and someone will pay when I next see them! I will poke around to see if I can find one.

I can't wait to get home to my frigging MAC, believe me, boys ;):yes:

Thanks for the replies people :thumbs:


Met the ole man in January 1998

Jan. 2004: K1 visa issued ~ April 2004: Got on a plane ~ Nov. 2004: GC in my mucky hands ~ Dec. 2006: Received 10 YR GC

September 2008 - US passport delivered!

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Could be a spyware/malware issue.

Did you "accidentally" install MySearch or one of those nasty search bars?

But.....I can't resist....

Go back to a Mac. Use Mozilla on your Mac (or Safari). No more problems. lol

Possibly a virus, you have an anti-virus program?

AdAware is a good, free (for personal use) anti spyware program...download here.

Lavasoft's website

edited typo :angry:

Edited by Marc and Olga

K-1 timeline

05/03/06: NOA1

06/29/06: IMBRA RFE Received

07/28/06: NOA2 received in the mail!

10/06/06: Interview

02/12/07: Olga arrived

02/19/07: Marc and Olga marry

02/20/07: DISNEYLAND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

AOS Timeline

03/29/07: NOA1

04/02/07: Notice of biometrics appointment

04/14/07: Biometrics appointment

07/10/07: AOS Interview - Passed.

Done with USCIS until 2009!

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Could be a spyware/malware issue.

Did you "accidentally" install MySearch or one of those nasty search bars?

But.....I can't resist....

Go back to a Mac. Use Mozilla on your Mac (or Safari). No more problems. lol

Possibly a virus, you have an anti-virus program?

AdAware is a good, free (for personal use) anti spyware program...download here.

Lavasoft's website

edited typo :angry:

ad aware sucks. if you want a decent program and one that offers real time protection instead of one that just protects you when you manually start it, get webroot spysweeper.


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I haven't done a system reboot so I'll try it.

HINT: When using a PC, if it starts to act "not right", don't even call me until you've rebooted. :)


Now That You Are A Permanent Resident

How Do I Remove The Conditions On Permanent Residence Based On Marriage?

Welcome to the United States: A Guide For New Immigrants

Yes, even this last one.. stuff in there that not even your USC knows.....

Here are more links that I love:

Arriving in America, The POE Drill

Dual Citizenship FAQ

Other Fora I Post To:

alt.visa.us.marriage-based http://britishexpats.com/ and www.***removed***.com

censored link = *family based immigration* website

Inertia. Is that the Greek god of 'can't be bothered'?

Met, married, immigrated, naturalized.

I-130 filed Aug02

USC Jul06

No Deje Piedras Sobre El Pavimento!

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I haven't done a system reboot so I'll try it.

HINT: When using a PC, if it starts to act "not right", don't even call me until you've rebooted. :)

Did you watch the IT Crowd? :lol:

hehe, no, but that is my standard reply as I'm the default 'tech person' in my circle ( o sorry day...).

oops, just went to look up my inspiration, and found your IT crowd! (http://farm.tucows.com/blog/Other/_archives/2006/3/14/1820776.html#attachments)

Here's my version, courtesy Dogbert:

The heading: Dogbert Technical Support

User (on phone): I'm having a problem with --

Dogbert: Shut up and reboot.

User: Hey, it worked! Than--

Dogbert: Shut up and hang up


Now That You Are A Permanent Resident

How Do I Remove The Conditions On Permanent Residence Based On Marriage?

Welcome to the United States: A Guide For New Immigrants

Yes, even this last one.. stuff in there that not even your USC knows.....

Here are more links that I love:

Arriving in America, The POE Drill

Dual Citizenship FAQ

Other Fora I Post To:

alt.visa.us.marriage-based http://britishexpats.com/ and www.***removed***.com

censored link = *family based immigration* website

Inertia. Is that the Greek god of 'can't be bothered'?

Met, married, immigrated, naturalized.

I-130 filed Aug02

USC Jul06

No Deje Piedras Sobre El Pavimento!

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