Yahoo wont open in I.E. but will do on google chrome browser

  laptopdunce 17:29 02 Dec 2013

When I log into or on ie browser it will open my yahoo email but if I click on a message it comes up with this url: httpss://

And then it shows an "ie cant display this page" - but if I open the yahoo email in google chrome browser it is fine, this has just started happening, what can be wrong here?? thanks. LAPTOPDUNCE

  onthelimit1 18:57 02 Dec 2013

Not really an answer to your question, but your link looks like malware to me. You could try a scan with Malwarebytes, but personally I've given up on IE and use Chrome.

  laptopdunce 19:41 02 Dec 2013

I tried malwarebytes scan and its come up OK, nothing found, I am sick of ie really as google chrome always opens all my sites and much faster too, but I do like the layout of a yahoo homepage on ie. Any other ideas?/ I think that URL that comes up does look like its some sort of malware as it starts with httpss and has that adyield prefix that suggests this terrible malware problem. LAPTOPDUNCE

  lotvic 20:05 02 Dec 2013

It's a faulty popup advert (note the 2 ss's in the http) and you are not the only one with the problem. IE doesn't seem able to 'correct' the 2 ss but other browsers do. click here

  laptopdunce 20:27 02 Dec 2013

Hi lotvic, thanks for that, so does that mean that its not a malware/trojan or something like that?? this has only just happened, it is on my Dutch laptop and does it on and (germany) - is there a way to fix it? thanks LAPTOPDUNCE

  laptopdunce 20:30 02 Dec 2013

PS Lotvic, on that link its says to put the - click here into the restricted sites in I.E. - how do I do that? and will it work do you think? thanks LAPTOPDUNCE

  lotvic 22:15 02 Dec 2013

It's not malware/trojan as such but is result of Tracking Cookies that serve you Adverts.

IE, Tools, Internet Options, Security tab and click on Restricted Sites then click on the box 'Sites' and add them to the zone there to block them.

You will have to try it to see if it works (it should work).

  laptopdunce 23:04 02 Dec 2013

OK, I have added the three sites (click here & click here & httpss:// ) into the security>restricted sites box in ie tools, will wait and see what happens, do I have to restart the computer to make it take effect/ thanks LAPTOPDUNCE

  lotvic 23:15 02 Dec 2013

No, should be okay to just close IE and then reopen it.

  laptopdunce 23:37 02 Dec 2013

WELL!! I have just done that and now its worse than before, this PCadvisor site is taking FOREVER to open in ie, (so I am on chrome now and its fine) the yahoo is EXACTLY the same, I get into my yahoo mail but if I click on a message it opens that "cant display page" page, also when on ebay I cant go "back" on the back tab, I have to actually go back on the top task bar back button, it wont go back on the "view previous items" on the ebay's own page, but it works fine on Chrome, seems its not working for me like that person who posted on the Yahoo's own help forum wrote that it didnt work for him either. what a pain this i.e. is becoming!! LAPTOPDUNCE

  lotvic 00:11 03 Dec 2013

Oh well, just undo it if it's made it worse... and use Chrome :)

life's too short to sweat the small stuff

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