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    Sep 07, 2011
    Safari hijacked.
    I can't use Safari anymore because a "customer survey" offering me a free iPad completely hijacked my browser. I got this bug by inadvertently visiting a website. I didn't even click on anything! I can force quit, of course, but every time I open Safari, the pop up window is still there and Safari is attempting me to take me back to this page: http://customer I can't flush the cache because all those windows are greyed out. I haven't found any apps at work in finder. I finally removed Safari from my dock and just use google chrome. Any suggestions? These people are evil! Thanks for any help you can offer.

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    Usually, if you're fast enough, you can close that tab as soon as Safari launches before it has time to load the page.
    I hate those scumbucket sites.

    If you're using Lion you can try:
    System Preferences - General - the 3rd section - take the check out of 'Restore windows when quitting....'
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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