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Strange password request from geekstogo ?


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rxkevco

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Does anyone have any idea what this new password request is from geekstogo ????

This morning when i logged onto geeks, a dialouge box popped up with a title of ,,,

CONNECT TO WWW.GEEKSTOGO.COM
The server www.geekstogo.com at adlogger requires a username and password.

Warning: This server is requesting that your username and password be sent in an insecure manner (basic authentication without a secure connection).

Is this authentic, or something more suspicious !!!!
Anybody else seen this pop up ??

Edited by rxkevco, 17 January 2007 - 06:46 AM.

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I believe Keith said that is a site blip and it is nothing to worry about. Do you use Internet Explorer?

edit * its mostly happening to the UK members.

Edited by ultimateslacker2, 17 January 2007 - 06:50 AM.

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I use IE7, funny thing is, it doesnt even recognise your username or password anyway,,,
Very annoying for this to pop up every single time you read a thread or try to post.
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Opera with java script turned off is OK
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Hi Keith,
Any idea when this " blip " might be cleared up ???? very annoying.
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No, am using Opera with java script off
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If any of you are using AdBlock in Firefox and are having this problem, just add a new filter for *adlogger*
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So,, because i am not using opera, i am stuck with this annoyance ???
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Opera or Firefox

IE seems to like it
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I added the following to my hosts file and now the popup window is blocked in IE6.

127.0.0.1 *adlogger*

Your hosts file can be located at C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc. It doesn't have a program associated with it, so just choose Notepad from the list and you will be able to edit and save it.

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For IE7 it can be done with internet options, security, click internet and disable active scripting, it knocks fast reply out so only add reply runs
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Cheers Keith, that seems to have got rid of it !!!!
many thanks,
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Dont suppose anybody would care to cast an eye over this other problem i posted up on december 14th, still without reply ????

http://www.geekstogo...E7-t141622.html
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Will post here when it is clear so you can reset all zones to default
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