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Comment: No mystery here (Score 3, Informative) 230

by jeffcuscutis (#29030885) Attached to: Reports of IE Hijacking NXDOMAINs, Routing To Bing

I just tried it = www.DoNotHijackMe.com in IE8 and Google loaded.

It's caused by a setting Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced -> Search Options and "Just Display the results in the main window" is selected. If "Do not submit unknown addresses to your auto-search provider" is selected, if it can't find an address it submits it to your default search provider.

No mystery.

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