" Vibrant In- Text " pop ups

  tonyx1302 23:30 06 Dec 2007

Whenever I move my mouse over a highlighted word/phrase/or comapny name in a helproom post ,I get a advertising pop-up hosted by a company called Vibrant Ad and calls itself !In-Text Advertising " How can I stop this please ? I have all the usual anti spyware etc but none seem to curtail it.


  MCE2K5 02:14 07 Dec 2007

Read this, click here

Scroll down to see Forum Editor's Comments, There will be your answer.

  Diodorus Siculus 02:14 07 Dec 2007

Take a look at click here for XP or click here for Vista.

I find that an edited hosts file is the best way to deal with these.

  tonyx1302 08:47 07 Dec 2007

Thank you for your replies.Unfortunatly the Host file area is an unknown area to me. I have tried to implement Diodorus Siculus post but didn't get very far. I have saved the file to my desktop but don't know what to do next. How do I open/extract/ save to notepad and add the Vibrant name to the list etc please.
As you will have gathered I'm a very basic comp user and very limited in the knowledge field


  tonyx1302 09:43 07 Dec 2007

Bump ^ I have found system 32/drivers /etc folder but has nothing in it relating to Hosts

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