HP Drop Down Menu

  SURVEY 10:43 31 Dec 2007
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Is everyone getting the very annoying HP Drop Down menu in the centre of the PC Advisor screen? This blocks the screen until one scrolls down and closes it. I have a Popup blocker but this ad still appears.

  MAJ 11:06 31 Dec 2007

Copy these lines into your HOSTS file:

127.0.0.1 adtech.de
127.0.0.1 adforce.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 adserver.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 im.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 imageserv.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 img-pcdn.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 livingnet.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv001.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv002.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv003.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv004.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv005.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv006.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv007.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv008.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv009.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv010.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv011.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv012.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv013.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv014.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv015.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv016.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv017.adtech.de
127.0.0.1 x86adserv018.adtech.de

  johnnyrocker 11:09 31 Dec 2007

all i had to do was install a host file kindly advised on here now no probs.


johnny

  iscanut 11:14 31 Dec 2007

FE has posted on this and tried to block all future discussions until he has tried to sort it out. I have used ad block in Firefox and no longer see it !

  iscanut 11:15 31 Dec 2007

PS Should have said see Consumerwatch forum pages.

  ribo 11:26 31 Dec 2007

I have Firefox. I cannot find out how I use ad block. Can you help please.

  SURVEY 12:19 31 Dec 2007

Nuts - Sorry I had not realised the FE had already posted on the subject. If he is trying to sort it out then I shall leave it to him. It really is irritating. Just how ineffective are the ad and pop-up blockers! Hurry up FE and block this at the server please.

Maj - I am not happy with having to copy all those lines out!!

  johnnyrocker 12:26 31 Dec 2007

try the solution which had a great effect for me.

click here
johnny

  MAJ 12:49 31 Dec 2007

Copy and Paste.

  SURVEY 12:57 31 Dec 2007

MAj - appreciate that but should not have to do so and PCA should put a stop to this sort of very intrusive advertising at source. No other web page causes this grief to me and would put me off buying another HP Product!

I cannot understand that having Spybot and Ad-Aware and a pop-up blocker running why this should occur. Surely either Spybot or Adaware should stop this?

  johnnyrocker 13:00 31 Dec 2007

and you will have no probs.


johnny

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