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So I recently opened an XML file on the local file system and got the following (very odd) message at the top of the page:

The site you are about to shop will not earn you Contributed. We suggest

The message is getting cropped off and auto-hides after about 20 seconds. It occurs anytime I open a local xml file.

What is this?

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Probably an addon that got added in. I would check what addons you have turned on. – MrStatic Aug 26 '10 at 1:03
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What it is, it is not an IE8 message. So it is either from the xml file or an addon. Try starting IE8 in safe mode to rule out addons.

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Turns out it was the Digsby Donates addon created by Freecause. Disabling the add-on got rid of the message. Very weird! – pygorex1 Aug 26 '10 at 18:30

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