Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

General question about browsers


  • Please log in to reply

#1
Maggs23_78

Maggs23_78

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
Forgive me as I am not that technically savvy; I am hoping someone here can help me. I recently found information posted about myself on one of those "people search" web sites, and I do not want it posted. It shows up in Google search results whether I am using Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer; HOWEVER, the actual content on the web site only shows up in Firefox and Safari. Once you click on the Google search result and go to it in Chrome or Internet Explorer, the content is not on the web site. I did ask the webmaster to remove the content; is it possible that Firefox and Safari would have some sort of delay?? Are they just not as up-to-date as Chrome and IE? I hope this question makes sense. Thanks for any insight you can provide.
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
JustTrevor

JustTrevor

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 12 posts
I can't really help but I know it can take some time for the search results to not show up on google searches once the webmasters remove them.

Are the pages still actually there? Like if they show up in the search, you click them, is the content actually there or is it something like "this page can't be found"?
  • 0

#3
SleepyDude

SleepyDude

    Trusted Helper

  • Malware Removal
  • 4,149 posts

...is it possible that Firefox and Safari would have some sort of delay??


The pages can be in cache and for some reason the browser show the information already on your PC and not what is really on the site.
I don't know Safari but in Firefox try to open the webpage and then press CTRL + F5 it will force the browser to reload the page ignoring the cache.
  • 0

#4
Maggs23_78

Maggs23_78

    New Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
Thanks...I did the CTRL + F5 thing, but now all it says is "The page isn't redirecting properly. Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete." So I can't see the page at all now. Is there a way to fix this?
  • 0

#5
Maggs23_78

Maggs23_78

    New Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
And I should note, I even closed out of the browser and went back in, and am still getting the same error. Very confusing.
  • 0

#6
SleepyDude

SleepyDude

    Trusted Helper

  • Malware Removal
  • 4,149 posts
Hi,

Try this, download TFC by OldTimer to your Desktop
  • Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista or above accept the Security Warning).
  • It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
  • Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
  • Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.

Test again if it continues to do the same maybe the site doesn't like Firefox!

Edited by SleepyDude, 02 November 2013 - 11:50 AM.

  • 0

#7
Maggs23_78

Maggs23_78

    New Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • Pip
  • 4 posts
Thanks for your help. I did everything you said, and also cleared cookies/cache (per Firefox's support forum), but the problem is still there. The odd thing is, it is also happening on my husband's computer. Maybe it is something wrong with the site.

Edited by Maggs23_78, 02 November 2013 - 02:58 PM.

  • 0

#8
SleepyDude

SleepyDude

    Trusted Helper

  • Malware Removal
  • 4,149 posts

Thanks for your help. I did everything you said, and also cleared cookies/cache (per Firefox's support forum), but the problem is still there. The odd thing is, it is also happening on my husband's computer. Maybe it is something wrong with the site.


Most likely I have seen that behavior on some websites with problems.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP