POP UPS

  Toria 07:45 14 Oct 2007
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I have just recently uninstall NORTON and installed AVG and another SPYWARE, but I have noticed since having done this, I know keep on getting POP UPS, what can I do to prevent this happening.

  Sheik Yerbouti 07:54 14 Oct 2007

If you are using IE7, click Tools - Internet Options and on the Privacy tab near the bottom you will find Pop Up Blocker. Make sure it's turned on (tick box) then click Settings and set Filter level to Medium or High (At bottom of Settings page).

  Sheik Yerbouti 07:56 14 Oct 2007

click here

Also a good idea to run Norton uninstall tool.

  mfletch 09:58 14 Oct 2007

Hi What other spyware? {I hope you mean Antispyware} have you installed? are they trustworthy,

Please give us a list and we will tell you if they are any good or not,

mfletch

  Probabilitydrive 10:14 14 Oct 2007

I recently replace my NIS 2006 with AVG (free version) and PCTools firewall (free version).

Although I do not have any pop-ups, Advertisements are now very much present whilst surfing. I'm running FireFox and I downloaded an add-on called 'Adblock'.

Installed it and (after fiddling a bit - how to block images on sites) it works fine.

  johnnyrocker 10:35 14 Oct 2007

click here


johnny.

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