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TinyURL website

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Andysmum Report 5 May 2019 12:27

Is anybody else having problems with this site? I use it quite often if I have a very long URL to copy, but when I tried it yesterday for the long URL about metal recycling I got a message saying it was an unsafe website.

Is there any way round this? Or does anyone know of an alternative site that might work?

I have Windows 10 and this seems to have happened since the last update! :-S


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 May 2019 14:19

Can’t you just ignore the warning?

I’m sure I’ve used it recently since the last update. Can’t currently check as am use an iPad & Safari.

There’s a suggested list of alternatives here


RolloTheRed Report 5 May 2019 14:37

I just used it under Windows 10 / 64 with latest updates to post here. Worked OK.

Common reasons for this include the site cert not being up to date and some AV software.

A lesson common reason are the changes being made, eg by Sky, in ISP router software . A workaround is not to use the ISP DNS but instead use the Google DNS which in any case is faster.

google dns1 dns2


Andysmum Report 5 May 2019 15:21

Thankyou both. No I can't ignore it because it is the whole screen and there is nowhere to click except the off button!!

I will try your alternatives, DetEcTive.