Like the subject line says, I'm having a problem using the Firefox Google Start Page with SiteAdvisor Plus. What happens is that SiteAdvisor works fine for the first search from the Firefox Google Start page.However, if I try another search from the search box at the top of the results page no SiteAdvisor ratings are returned for that search and this behavior persists until I return to the main start page. This only seems to happen with the Firefox Google Start page and not with the regular Google page.
I can, of course, use the regular Google search page but I prefer using the Firefox Google page because I don't have to put up with things like their Buckyball animations which are cute the first time you see them but get annoying really fast afterwards.
I'm using SiteAdvisor Plus 126.96.36.199 on Vista Home Premium 64bit. Windows, Firefox, and McAfee are all up to date.
Could you please let us know if we face this same problem with Internet explorer as well ?
Also let us know what is the version of Firefox that we use in the computer
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Well, I don't normally use Internet Explorer with that page because... well, it's the Firefox home page. However, I did as you asked and tried it with Internet Explorer 8. Same result. The first page of search results comes up with SiteAdvisor ratings. Every page after that comes up with no ratings even if you use the same exact search term you used to begin your search. Refreshing the page makes no difference.
Also, my Firefox version is 3.6.8.
I routinely use Internet Explorer (version 8.0.6001.18943) on a VISTA 32-bit system (Service Pack 2, with all updates current as of 9 Sept 2010). I have the same problem as described by RonH. Am running SiteAdvisor 188.8.131.52.Message was edited by: Mercury7 on 9/9/10 3:40:46 PM CDT
Try it today. It seems to be working OK for me at the moment. One thing though. You have to turn Instant Search OFF. With the new instant search feature I get the same results as before. However, I have Norton installed on another machine and it's Safe Web module seems to work fine with Instant Search either ON or OFF.
Thanks, Ron - turning Instant Search off did the trick.
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