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Windows 7: IE9 wants to download xd_arbiter.css

10 May 2012   #1
AlexP

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
IE9 wants to download xd_arbiter.css

When I go to 2 specific sites(www.runescape.com and www.runescape.wikia.com) my internet explorer asks me if I want to open or save xd_arbiter.css from static.ak.facebook.com.
This started happening today,and is intermitent.
There's no other page that triggers this.
It's asking me whenever I reload the page,or go onto another page from that site.
I did ask for help from the runescape forums,but no capable moderators answered.

I think this is facebook's invasive cookies going berserk,as they alredy do more than they're supposed(they spy on us,run as fast as you can!).

Or it might be some malware...

Anybody have any ideas on what this is,if I should panic,and how to stop it?

Thanks in advance!

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11 May 2012   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

You are not alone (unless this is your posts )

Forums - RuneScape - MMORPG - The No. 1 Free Online Multiplayer Game

css is Cascading Style Sheets, it is part of a web page language usually used to set fonts and such. It should just display in the background, not prompt for download. Does the page display normally if you deny it? Do you have Firefox or another browser you can try that site in? A Guy
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11 May 2012   #3
spkrason

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Cause of xd_arbiter.css error

Facebook screwed up. This is part of their "Like" button and is occuring all over the internet. This is not a problem with anyone's computer. This is a problem with how they configured their component. I added a line to my hosts file because I was sick of seeing it and this disables the like button.

127.0.0.1 static.ak.facebook.com
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11 May 2012   #4
AlexP

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

That's my post,a guy:P.
So,it's just me.
It displays normally after I decline it.
And no,I use IE9 because it's default,and I consider it efficient and easy to use.
It stopped for the moment being,but idk how long that'll last...
spkrason,that's a little bit drastical,isn't it?
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12 May 2012   #5
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Just as an experiment:
Download Firefox from Mozilla and install.

go to the site giving troubles.

Is all OK?
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12 May 2012   #6
AlexP

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Uhm,it stopped displaying since yesterday(on ie),and this kinda scares me...
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12 May 2012   #7
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

It was not malicious by the sound of it, but rather a coding problem on the site. Sounds like they corrected it. A Guy
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