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    internet searches

    anyone notice issues with internet searches all of a sudden

    cant get midway, powder valley, gt bullets, ammo companies, gun companies to open through any search engine. nothing at all.

    cant even get the duckduckgo webpage to laod

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    Just got to the first two you mentioned through google.

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    I have no issue using Google.

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    No issues. I've found when that happens, usually something is staying open and streaming stupid advertising in background. Restart browser, or computer. If on phone, restart it once in a while. Our Internet provider has issues once in a while and I restart the whole router to clear slow downs.

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    I use duckduckgo all the time and haven't had any issues. I just typed in smokeless powder and all the regulars popped up.

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    I use ammoseek.com quite a bit.
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    No issues, using Google.
    But I do add the company, ie Midway, if I want the search results to specifically include a specific seller.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finster101 View Post
    I have no issue using Google.
    Google tracks & sells your info more than Bill Gates or joe bidet.


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    ^^^ +1 ^^^ to Handloader109

    When my PC tower gets wonky I do as HL109 suggests and ALSO run the freeware programs: Spyware Blaster and CCleaner. Avast free antivirus sems to be inoculating me into good PC health too...

    TRUST is an issue with EVERY download of freeware...is it trustworthy (or spying and stealing)? So far, so good. Nothing bad here to report in these three (3) after five (5) years of use. YMMV and if there ARE reports of "problems" associated with these, I am unaware (and have not searched for trouble).
    If it was easy, anybody could do it.

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    I don't use a search engine to get to the suppliers as I keep them in my Favorite and just click once and there the one is I was looking for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrWolf View Post
    I use duckduckgo all the time and haven't had any issues. I just typed in smokeless powder and all the regulars popped up.
    I just switched my PC to duckduckgo and it seems OK but it really slowed my phone down with the app. I can hardly use it and it is a new phone.

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    Duckduckgo is pulling them up fine for me.
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    I just change the search engine in my browser instead of using Duck Duck Gos browser.


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    Quote Originally Posted by fiberoptik View Post
    Google tracks & sells your info more than Bill Gates or joe bidet.


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    Well, if you are buying anything on line you are doing a poor job of hiding from anybody no matter what your search engine. Like many of us on here the feds already have plenty of info on me including my DNA. Privacy especially on line is pretty much non-existent.

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    Restart browser, or computer. If on phone, restart it once in a while. Our Internet provider has issues once in a while and I restart the whole router to clear slow downs.

    I do this once a week even though I'm not having issues. Help clear & clean out the trash

    just my.02

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrWolf View Post
    I use duckduckgo all the time and haven't had any issues. I just typed in smokeless powder and all the regulars popped up.
    Best answer. If you use the Internet it’s virtually impossible to avoid Google but I can honestly say it’s been ten or twelve years since I used the Google search engine. Google is the biggest data mining organization in the world outside of the U.S. government.
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