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invitees to my blogpost
December 27, 2019
3:05 pm
Scott Creeger
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July 29, 2018
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I recently went through a number of your tutorials on how to create a blog.  I created my first practice blog and sent it to my wife. When she tried to open it, she is forced to download some program from Safely.  We don’t understand it and what it is supposed to do.  I certainly don’t expect anyone to whom I invite to read my blog to have to download some unwanted program in order to reach/read my blog.  To see what I mean and also to see if you get the same request to download an unwanted program, I invite you to try to open my blog at    Please let me know what happened and, if possible, how she can open my blog without downloading this unwanted program.  There must be a way to circumvent this problem  

Scott Creeger

December 28, 2019
5:14 pm
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Hello Scott,

as you have figured out by now, the problem is a misspelling it’s not

When I followed the wrong one, it redirected me to a site called and asked to download something. That is not good. Here is what I found about that:

What is wants the user to subscribe to online services in order to earn revenue for adware publishers. is involved in an intrusive advertising campaign set up by suspicious advertisers and is potentially dangerous for the user’s online privacy.

If you did download that, I recommend doing a malware scan of your computer. I recommend Malwarebytes, unless you already have a malware scanner. The free version is all you need to do a scan and clean just once.

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