google strings results midway through results I get a warning about running a spyware application

Hi Folks;
i keep forgetting to post this topic...
When I run a string on Google halfway through I get this...

"We're sorry...

... but your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus or spyware application. To protect our users, we can't process your request right now.

We'll restore your access as quickly as possible, so try again soon. In the meantime, if you suspect that your computer or network has been infected, you might want to run a virus checker or spyware remover to make sure that your systems are free of viruses and other spurious software.

If you're continually receiving this error, you may be able to resolve the problem by deleting your Google cookie and revisiting Google. For browser-specific instructions, please consult your browser's online support center.

If your entire network is affected, more information is available in the Google Web Search Help Center.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope we'll see you again on Google."


Any ideas for m the "google string" gurus out there?
Thank you in advance
Salcpc

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Comment by Irina Shamaeva on February 10, 2009 at 10:22pm
Sal,

You can try this:

1) remove Google cookies; 2) set the number of results to 10 per page, not 100.
Comment by Amitai Givertz on February 10, 2009 at 10:52pm
Are you using Firefox? If so, you should run Chrome concurrently. When you get the error just plug the string into Chrome and keep going. I know this doesn't answer your question but it's a good work around if don't want to get distracted messing around with cookies and stuff.

There's also a way to achieve the same results as if you had used a whacky string without using any whacky strings at all. Drop me an email before 10:00AM tomorrow and I'll show you how.
Comment by Salvatore Petrara, CPC on February 11, 2009 at 9:49am
Thanks Amitai and Irina, I will try both, And yes I am using firefox, been a mozilla fan for the past 12 yrs...
Comment by John Kaufman on February 20, 2009 at 11:30am
You can get that message sometimes if you are using a resume harvesting tool like infogist, or talenthook, etc... in the background. When you are using those sometimes they will get blocked by google, and any computer on your network will also be blocked. Then you have to enter a CAPTCHA image to actually complete a search

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