What should I do?

July 19, 2016 at 04:55:49
Specs: Windows 8
The words below is what comes up: You then have to click on stay on the page or leave before you do can anything. I use AVG for my antivirus software.

Message from webpage


Are you sure you want to leave this page?

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July 19, 2016 at 05:59:09
What browser?

Or, is it happening in all browsers?

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July 19, 2016 at 07:40:05
Yes in all browsers

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July 19, 2016 at 08:20:09
Is it for every single web site or just certain ones? If it's just certain ones, they were probably setup to display that message. It generally happens on "less than respectable" sites. I suggest you get decent AV protection. AVAST recently bought AVG so there's no telling what's gonna happen there. I recommend BitDefender Free Edition.



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July 19, 2016 at 13:33:10
"Yes in all browsers"

If you have Java installed, uninstall it using Geek & test.

Very few people need Java.

Geek Uninstaller
Just Double click on the program you want to uninstall.

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July 19, 2016 at 14:50:00
Sometimes that's malware related. You might want to run something like malwarebytes:


The legitimate message can be disabled. The method varies with the browser. This seems to work for firefox:


There's more info if you google "are you sure you want to leave this page" disable

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July 19, 2016 at 14:55:14
This page covers a lot of fixes.


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July 19, 2016 at 18:19:43
If by any chance, like me, you need Java for some offline program then you can disable it in browsers instead like this:
Control Panel > Java icon > Security tab > uncheck "Enable Java content in the browser".

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July 19, 2016 at 21:29:05
Firefox allows you to set addons to "Ask before Activating" which allows you to keep it installed but not use it unless needed. I recently had to do this with Flash player to prevent occasional freezing of the browser due to new types of ads. coming through.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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July 20, 2016 at 07:22:41
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Yes, I work my Firefox Flash exactly the same way.

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July 21, 2016 at 00:21:03
I use to have that kind of message before even in my mobile phone. I just ignore it, If I can't delete the box I close the browser or restart the pc/mobile.

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