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http://forums.anvisoft.com/viewtopic-53-1647-0.html
Check the LAN settings of your browser.
click.livesearchnow.com may alter your Internet settings to block you from accessing other security websites, so you need to change the settings back first.

and
Check DNS (Domain Name Server) settings

Did everything that site lists. Didn't work. My Windows Vista Ultimate DVD is getting closer and closer.

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Edited by Lombax - 12/4/12 at 7:41pm
    
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post #22 of 27
I'd go with the wipe and install at this point.
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post #23 of 27
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Did everything that site lists. Didn't work. My Windows Vista Ultimate DVD is getting closer and closer.
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looks like that might be the best option
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post #24 of 27
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looks like that might be the best option

The only reason I haven't yet is:

1.) Not super frequent, just enough to irk
2.) If someone else has a suggestion to add, and that works, then anyone else can bring up this thread as reference. Benefits the community.

I'll hold off for a couple days to see if theres anything else that can be done.
    
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post #25 of 27
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I completely uninstalled Firefox, removed all data associated, and re-downloaded (it was a new version too). It seems to have fixed it.

I don't know if removing all the Firefox data fixed it, or the new version. But it has hasn't happened with a couple test searches.
    
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post #26 of 27
Well done, at least you didn't have to reinstall everything.
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post #27 of 27
I had this issue with my moms PC. I did the same and uninstalled, remobed data, etc. It came back again so I ended up just wiping it and reinstalling windows. Good work if you completely got rid of it

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