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Old 11-06-2004, 04:11 PM   #1
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Are they a security threat, or just a nuissance. I seem to get them even when not connected to the internet
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Old 11-06-2004, 06:22 PM   #2
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If you get loads of them, you probably have got spyware..

Download and scan Ad-aware which you can download here-
http://www.download.com/3000-2144-10...age&tag=button



If you have virus protextion, run a scan

If you dont, download a free good one here-
http://free.grisoft.com/freeweb.php/doc/1/
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Old 11-09-2004, 12:01 PM   #3
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also depends on the browser yer using and how you have it setup....and if it comes w/it's own popup blocker.
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Old 11-09-2004, 12:07 PM   #4
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That 2nd link goes to Ad Aware
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Old 11-09-2004, 01:42 PM   #5
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Oops...changed it
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Old 11-09-2004, 02:03 PM   #6
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Lol
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Old 11-11-2004, 12:35 PM   #7
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Lately I've been using Adware Filter, very pleased with it. Also have spybot installed, just incase
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Old 11-11-2004, 12:56 PM   #8
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yah, using them together will usually take care of it.
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