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Camellia

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Is this normal?

When I direct link to a website, copy and paste into word winword exe tries to contact to Firefox through ole automation. The internet no longer allows connection unless I give permission via Comodo. I realise I can do print screen, however often there is more information required and usually I don't want the colour.
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This can be normal depending on what you've just told Word to do. Clip art, for example, usually fires up an Internet connection which needs to be able to feed back to Word depending on the image you've asked to download from the clip-art library.
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Thank you for your reassurance and time. Often I am copying printed matter. Is it the website itself requesting knowledge of the computer direct linking?

How else can I copy, maybe an A4 size amount of information?

Thank you
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The website will know somebody's surfed onto it but they won't know its you specifically.
An alternate option to getting data off a web page is to use the cut and paste functions in Windows as opposed to linking, or saving pages/images locally then inserting them offline.
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Thank you Neil for your reply.

However, Firefox still doesn't allow me to continue with the site or open another one, unless I clear private data. Then I have to reload Firefox. Safari on the other hand doesn't lock up at all.
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