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pbguy1211
08-18-2003, 01:14 AM
When I'm surfing the web I occassionally get some odd pop up ads. Generally when I go to my ISPs webmail page, and a few others. The problem is they run on the borderline of porn and i doubt they're legit ads. The reason I doubt this is because I go to the same pages at my brother's house and at work and I don't get these ads. Does anyone know what might be causing them to pop up? To be specific, one is "Only the Best" some form of Casino ad, and another is some verility drug ad with a chick grabbing some guys junk.
They are definately IE pages, similar to, if not a form of, javascript and not stupid MSN Messenger pages...
I can't find an *.exe file that's recent that's creating them and I ran ad aware and spybot and they don't stop them.

Any help is GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks
-pb

Zygomaticus
08-18-2003, 01:18 AM
Well, the obvious solution would just be to get a popup blocker or a browser that allows you to shut off popups (opera).

I've always found that items in your toolbar sometimes cause popups. Gator is an extreme example. Some other programs in your toolbar or running in the background might be causing the occasional popup - probably a jukebox, or something like that.

Hope you get this bettered :p Is well wishing and encouragement greatly appreciated also?

STTCT
08-18-2003, 04:30 AM
Download a version of Spybot...from downloads.com. Its free and it will scan your system and delete all the popups and spyware that get downloaded onto your computer. I got the same type of thing with something called "endads.com". It would pop up no matter what I did. Its some sort of adware that gets stuck on your computer. Spybot is the best one of these programs I've found so far, you can't imagine how much stuff it finds in your computer!

Delphi's Clone
08-18-2003, 04:46 AM
Pop up stopper from www.download.com would help greatly


also download window washer and do it every week trust me ;)