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Jan 12 2009, 04:51 PM
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Find out exactly what type of link you are clicking on via Firefox with the Link Alert Add-In.

While browsing the web in Mozilla Firefox, you may blindly click on links from search engines or other webpages and be surprised when those links turn out to be .PDF files, .ZIP archives, or Microsoft Word .DOC documents.

While you could look at the status bar to see each link's target, what if there was an easier way to instantly determine the type of a link before you click it? This way you could avoid certain types of documents, as desired, especially if you don't want to wait for a large file to download. Also, this might help avoid accidentally downloading an application to your machine that you may not want or need (such as spyware or other malware)....

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