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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by mia0710, Jun 9, 2009.

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  1. mia0710

    mia0710 Thread Starter

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    i have xp with i.e 8 and sp3 installed.a couple of days ago i noticed that when on web pages i was getting a sponsored links column opening on the left hand side of the screen:mad:.after a few searches i discovered that if i clicked on view then explorer bars then unchecked search panel this column went away:) but every time i clicked on another page it reapeared and search panel was checked again:confused:.this seems to show when on e-bay and also google it shows with sponsored links on the left as well as the links which always seem standard on the right..does anybody know how i can stop this sponsored link from opening on the left hand side of my screen.....
     
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    You might have installed some new software that has installed this add-on in IE. Open Tools->Manage Add-ons->Enable or Disable Add-ons. You have to find which add-on is causing this. You can disable it directly if you know its name otherwise disable all of them and enable them again but one-by-one and check for the result.

    If you know which new installed software could have caused it, you could probably be able to uninstall the add-on or the complete software from Add/Remove programs to fix the problem.
     
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