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#1 glgrumpy ONLINE  

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Posted March 29, 2015 - 11:03 AM

Puter broke, so on wife's laptop. An add popped up about a Survey to see how often I used this site and how liked, etc. This from here? Senaro or similar was name on it. Later another add came up, same name, diff add. From here, or just this machine? I just closed the add, didn't offer to try it. Never had pop-ups on my home Pc before this one.
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Posted March 29, 2015 - 11:10 AM

I use adblock(I disable on this page)most malware and viruses come to your PC through ads.



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Posted March 29, 2015 - 11:56 AM

I had the same thing and I blocked also. 


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 12:19 PM

Those aren't from here to the best of my knowledge.
I would say that you have a browser helper object or some other unwanted program.
I would advise malwarebytes anti malware and ccleaner. Superantispyware is another good program.
These are supplemental programs to an antivirus program.
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Posted March 29, 2015 - 01:04 PM

Yep you got spyware. Anti Malewarebytes and Bitdefender are a good combination.  Also uninstall any toolbars you might have down loaded.


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 01:15 PM

Shouldn't be any pop up ads shown from here. 


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 01:35 PM

I think you should get out of the computer business, then you won't have these issues. :poke:

 

 

:bigrofl: :bigrofl:

 

Good luck on e getting rid of the virus..


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 04:46 PM

sssshh! Did some one say v-i-r-u-s? :smashing_pc:


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 04:51 PM

Sounds like it is time to do some spring cleaning.  When you're done don't for get to empty the trash.


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 05:31 PM

I noticed I had those until I signed in at top right side of page. I could sign out and see what happens. Yes when I sign out I get adds pop up.


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Posted March 29, 2015 - 06:20 PM

There is a difference between ads showing and ads popping up. There should not be any pop up ads however there are ads that show if you are not logged in. Are these the ads that you guys are referring to that pop up? 


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