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Old 08-23-2004, 11:04 AM   #1
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Angry blocking popups!!!!!

i used to have norton antivirus security and i never had popups. but my computer was running too slow with norton installed so i uninstalled it. then i started getting A LOT of popups so i reinstalled it. but now this same little popup still comes up along with a few others....and now i lose my internet connection on internet explorer about every 15 minutes for no reason, but the messengers still work. can anyone help!?
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Old 08-23-2004, 11:28 AM   #2
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wot popup is it

maybe spyware
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Old 08-26-2004, 01:24 AM   #3
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sounds like spyware or a virus to me
what OS do you have?

do you have any spyware programs to run?

you can check out these sites :

http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/

http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html

http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

http://www.emsisoft.com/en/

http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/


http://www.safer-networking.org/en/tutorial/index.html

these should help you out...
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Old 08-27-2004, 12:34 PM   #4
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i have spybot and ad-aware. and i've run both of them a few times and it still didnt fix the problem. any other suggestions??
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Old 08-28-2004, 02:10 AM   #5
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ok....i know of a site that fixxes the connection problem:

http://www.spychecker.com/program/winsockxpfix.html

this should help that is if you have windows xp...
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Old 11-03-2004, 09:52 PM   #6
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spyware i've had this befroe get lavasoft adware 6.0 and go into safe mode and use it
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Old 11-03-2004, 10:36 PM   #7
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Adware Personal edition 6.0 is better.
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