unwanted adds

  hubdean 16:00 15 Sep 2007

i keep getting lot of unwanted adds
what can i do to stop them

  [email protected] 16:06 15 Sep 2007

Hi you didnt specify which browser you use.

Firefox add on
click here
click here

Also run spyware checks
click here
for example

  Clapton is God 16:06 15 Sep 2007

"i keep getting lot of unwanted adds" (sic)

On which websites?

What sort of ads?

Do you have a pop-up blocker enabled?

  hubdean 16:09 15 Sep 2007

adds for easy car casino ect

  hubdean 16:10 15 Sep 2007

downloaded the programs will try them
let you know if they do trick

  [email protected] 16:17 15 Sep 2007

some other anti spyware apps
click here
spyware blaster
click here
avg antispyware
click here

dont forget to update before running full scans.

  woodchip 17:00 15 Sep 2007

This is what you need to stop them, like green underline in PCA that triggers adds click here

  Graham. 17:41 15 Sep 2007

I think I may be already using that Hosts file. I don't get any green underlines, and any ads appear as 'Cannot display page'. Is there a way to check?

  brundle 17:47 15 Sep 2007

look in windows\system32\drivers\etc - if the hosts files is bigger than 1kb you have a non-standard or ad-blocking version.

  Graham. 17:54 15 Sep 2007

I have a hosts file of 638KB, and a HOSTS.MVP of 1KB.

  Graham. 17:59 15 Sep 2007

The first one tells me it is from MVPS, the second is a sample. So I already have it.

Do I need to do anything, or is it on autopilot?

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