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Kudos0

The strangest thing just happened ...

I just logged in and there are Chinese (?) characters in many places on the screen.  Check the Language pull-down menu ... weird.  And throughout the whole Forum there are these characters.  Have you been hacked?

- Art

Words of Wisdom: ["THE ROAD TO HELL IS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS"] - Grandparents [There has never been an original thought.] - Someone, I'm sure [I've spent my whole life 'polishing turds'] - Me

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Kudos0

Re: The strangest thing just happened ...

Screenshot attached.

- Art

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Words of Wisdom: ["THE ROAD TO HELL IS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS"] - Grandparents [There has never been an original thought.] - Someone, I'm sure [I've spent my whole life 'polishing turds'] - Me
Kudos0

Re: The strangest thing just happened ...

It's OK here -- have you tried restarting your computer?

I mean Restart and not Shut Down > StartUp in case it's a hangover from something earlier.

Might help to know version of Windows etc and which Norton and version.

Hugh
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Re: The strangest thing just happened ...

The language pull down menu shows the foreign characters, and if you understood the language they probably say Chinese. This is for the international users of the forum to change the language of the pages and direct them to language specific areas of the forum.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
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Kudos0

Re: The strangest thing just happened ...

It wasn't just there, it was all over the Forum.  Little symbols next to page text (not post text).  At any rate, they are gone now ... just like 'the man on the stairs'.  hehehe

- Art

Words of Wisdom: ["THE ROAD TO HELL IS PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS"] - Grandparents [There has never been an original thought.] - Someone, I'm sure [I've spent my whole life 'polishing turds'] - Me
Kudos0

Re: The strangest thing just happened ...

If you see it again, please post a screenshot or two to show the different places you see it.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
Kudos0

Re: The strangest thing just happened ...

Were they really Chinese characters?  Are you sure they weren't small boxes with four symbols inside, which are Unicode placeholders?  Please post a screen shot - there is no way I am opening a .zip file posted to a forum.

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