Windows Explorer Won't Let Me Edit My Website

Microsoft windows / Explorer
April 8, 2010 at 11:26:48
Specs: Windows XP, Intel Core2 Duo CPU @2.20GHZ
Several Years ago I created a website the old fashioned way: I used NotePad. Whenever I wanted to edit pages (such as change copyright info), I just went to the page in question, clicked "view source" and made the appropriate changes. I made all the changes offline, then uploaded the edited pages. Now, suddenly I can't do this anymore. Windows Explorer has hijacked my site and I can't seem to do anything about it. Please help!
Reginald

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#1
April 8, 2010 at 11:53:49
It's 'possible' that whoever is providing you with the web site has made changes to disallow manual editing.

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#2
April 8, 2010 at 12:07:51
Windows explorer does not hijack. Spyware/malware does. Make sure your pc is clean

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#3
April 9, 2010 at 12:09:35
First off, thanks for the prompt response. I think I have the spyware issue covered. I've got Norton for virus (a hog bur that's another issue). I run that once per week. I use Lavasoft Ad-Aware which I also run once per week. In addition, I run a program call CCleaner once a month and I clear my cache files regularly. Any other suggestions would be appreciated.

Since I wrote the original question, I found out that I can edit the text manually as a Microsoft Word document. Then I can upload changes the normal way. However, I still can't seem to access original html code that I worked so hard to create the pages with. This is troubling since I'd like to install some Google Adsense to my site. Unless I'm missing something, I can't do that unless I have access to the html code. I admit I'm no programming genius so if I'm off-track here, please let me know. Meanwhile I head to GoDaddy (where my site lives) and see if they have any ideas. Thanks.
Reginald


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