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Safari hijacked.


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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 surveypanels.com/offer/vc1/indexc1.html?s1=vc9. 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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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....'

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In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.
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