intermittent pop ups with chrome browser- new one to me

  SANAP 15:02 21 Aug 2013

I have noticed recently that I will click on a page and instead of going to that link a window opens for an ad. I have adblocker etc but to no avail. he sites can be, your pc needs a check, dating and so on. One of them is a money making site and pops up most frequently

help, its xp pro os.


  woodchip 15:57 21 Aug 2013

Try using the Hosts file

click here

  Woolwell 18:14 21 Aug 2013

Try Jock1e's suggestion as you may have malware on your system.

  SANAP 19:25 21 Aug 2013

i tried malaware and it found 81 items but how do i know they are safe to delete?

  SANAP 13:20 15 Sep 2013

an update, the easiest way to cure this problem was to uninstall and re-install chrome, no problems since.

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