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Add ons and cookies

When I download extensions, it will not install, it says see error log -203 Also I have several websites that cookies need to be tracked by a 3rd party advertiser, get paid to sites; and the cookies have stopped tracking. I can't download the google toolbar, installation error. I am running firefox 2.0.0.14
I am experiencing crashes, quite often. I have done everything I can think of short of uninstalling firefox, and reinstalling. I am on Windows xp Professional. Any help would be appreciated.

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Sound like a rogue addbot, spybot or a trojan,
possibly a search engine hi-jack.

Allowing third party cookie tracking is dangerous,
this should be disabled, unless you really need it.

Also never enable scripts, except for web sites
you trust.

1) Scan your computer with:

AD-Aware
Adbot Search and Destroy
AVG antivirus

etc.

2) Uninstall Firefox (remove all user settings)
Download a fresh copy, latest version
Re-install it

3) Go to the Firefox Home page ---> add ons,
donload and install:

NoScript by Giorgio Maone

This will protect you from most mischief


Martin

Posted on May 08, 2008

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