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Old 06-04-2006, 12:48 AM   #1
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i am using firefox, but i am still getting internet explorer popups. why is that?

edit: this is the kind of popups i keep getting, the one in the corner of the pic.

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Old 06-04-2006, 02:52 AM   #2
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Use opera, and you wont have a problem
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Old 06-04-2006, 02:56 AM   #3
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or get a popup blocker
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Old 06-04-2006, 05:56 AM   #4
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yeh, since i got Norton Internet Security 2005, iv had no popups at all and im using internet explorer 7 beta 2, wen i turn off the popup blocker off on norton i still dont get any popups coz i have 2 others the windows one and one on google toolbar, plus with norton there is a advert blocker, so i have a popup and advert free internet
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Old 06-04-2006, 08:30 AM   #5
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its most likely spyware or adware, what antispyware are u using?
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Old 06-04-2006, 11:41 AM   #6
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get the adblock extension for firefox. works better than the built in one.
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Old 06-04-2006, 11:43 AM   #7
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Yeah, thats what I'm using. I haven't got a pop up since

Bit weird its coming from IE though...
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Old 06-04-2006, 12:01 PM   #8
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what extensions do you have. do you have one called ie tab?
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Old 06-04-2006, 12:10 PM   #9
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I have FasterFox, and AdBlock for Firefox. Not heard of ie tab.
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I use AdBlock as well, such a good little program.
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