[Noisebridge-discuss] BIOS problems possibly, help?

Jeremy stealth702 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 20:14:27 UTC 2014

Dns settings?  Bad toolbar?  Are the browsers both chrome or Firefox?

Nothing in BIOS would effect browsers.
On Mar 31, 2014 1:20 PM, "Manveru Andave" <manveruandave at gmail.com> wrote:

> So I had this supposed "virus" problem on Windows7, then did a clean
> install with OEM recovery disks, decided while I was there I should install
> Ubuntu since another computer I have is not affected when transferring
> files via USB (running Ubuntu). so as to avoid the virus all together I
> wanted to use Ubuntu. Now on Ubuntu the problem is still happening though
> slightly different. My thought is the only way for it to cross OS's and
> even a separate hard drive, but not be transferred via USB drive is to be
> my BIOS. Am I correct in assuming this?
> The "problem" acts like this in Windows 7: If I am outside a browser
> working on some other application, It keeps opening multiple windows
> automatically even if I don't move a mouse. If i am in the browser, It
> redirects to my home page even if I don't move a mouse. In this case it
> doesn't open a new window, the page just keeps refreshing to the home page
> an undefined number of times. This is all with my default browser. If it is
> uninstalled it will use the current default. Web page refreshing to the
> homepage happens even when not on the default browser, but after a while
> will do what it does when you are on any other application as said above.
> It will use the default browser whatever it is, chrome, firefox, or IE.
> When in Ubuntu it only refreshes to the homepage randomly an undefined
> number of times. The lack of opening when using other programs I think is
> because of the architecture of Ubuntu, but it's the same thing it seems.
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