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I need some computer help.... ref. pop ups(6 posts)

I need some computer help.... ref. pop upsGall
Feb 2, 2004 8:09 AM
Hello,

Not only do I know nothing about cycling I also dont know much about computers.

Anyhows I am getting pop ups with every site I goto. This is something new for this machine.

Is there something I can do to eliminate the pop ups? Please make it easy on me LOL

Gall
install a pop up blockerColnagoFE
Feb 2, 2004 8:24 AM
I'm sure that this site likes the revenue these ads bring in, but does anyone really buy anything based on popups? At the least they annoy me and I ignore them--at the most I hate the company that makes me look at them.
install a pop up blockerjschrotz
Feb 2, 2004 9:34 AM
Or you could quit using the security-hole ridden Internet Exploder. Download this little gem of a browser ( http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firebird/releases/0.7/MozillaFirebird-0.7-win32.zip ) and you can block all pop-ups by going to the Tools menu, select Options and then go to Web Features and check Block Popup Windows.
Unfortunately I can't do that at workColnagoFE
Feb 2, 2004 10:08 AM
I need to develop for that evil platform.
In that case, please accept my condolences (nm)jschrotz
Feb 2, 2004 10:24 AM
Could be a browser hijack.czardonic
Feb 2, 2004 5:03 PM
Do you see them for every site? They aren't that ubiquitous, so you may have had some obnoxious software slyly stashed on your computer.

I have had good luck ferreting this crap out with http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/