Ballie 13:31 08 Sep 2005

Every time I click onto the internet I get pop ups from click here please can anyone tell me how to stop them.

I have got win xp sp2, internet explorer 6, which has a pop-up blocker, I am running Trend Micro PC Cillin internet sec 2005, I also have Spy Sweeper v 4.0.4


  MAJ 14:23 08 Sep 2005

add these lines to your HOSTS file which is located at C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc click here

Or download and install a new HOSTS file click here

  MAJ 14:26 08 Sep 2005 www. (note the space here)

or download a new HOSTS file from click here

  Ballie 14:57 08 Sep 2005

thank you, so are you saying the best thing to do is for me to down load the new HOSTS file and delete my current one, then replace it with the new one?

Sorry if I sound a bit thick but I could do with a little help talking me though it.

  MAJ 15:11 08 Sep 2005

Hi Ballie, I'm not sure what you have in your present Hosts file but if it's just the stardard file then there wont be much in there. In that case, yes, download the Hosts file I linked to and place it in the C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc folder, you will be asked if you want to over-write the existing Hosts file, choose Yes. When the new Hosts file is installed, reboot your computer and you shouldn't be bothered by those popups again.

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