How to Stop a Web Page From Redirecting

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Learn how to protect your computer by preventing a web page from redirecting.

Knowing how to prevent a web page from redirecting may save you a considerable amount of frustration and increase your productivity. Some websites auto-redirect to specific sites. Although the initial site may have been free from viruses, the new site may be infected. In addition, some users may not notice a redirection and may download files, thinking the site is trusted. Stopping a website from redirecting is relatively simple.

Instructions

  1. Internet Explorer

    • 1

      Double-click the Internet Explorer icon to open it.

    • 2

      Select "Tools," "Options," "Advanced."

    • 3

      Check "SSL 2.0" and "SSL 3.0" under the section labeled "Security."

    Mozilla Firefox

    • 4

      Double-click the Mozilla Firefox icon to open it.

    • 5

      Select "Tools," "Advanced" on the tab bar and then "General" on the sub-tab bar.

    • 6

      Check "Warn me when websites try to redirect or reload the page."

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