how do i stop unwanted ads.

  suedeblue 09:01 03 Jul 2004

I keep getting verisign, porn pictures etc pop up my desktop. How can i stop this?

  Dorsai 09:49 03 Jul 2004

If you have not got a firewall or any antivirus software, get them. i'm sure someone will reccomend some if you haven't got. I use Norton, but it's six of one and half a dozen of the other as to which you go for.

this should help stop the kak arriving on your PC to start with. then use some form of adware removal software to get the stuff off the PC.

hijackthis and cwschredder are the two that seem most popular/effective.

click here for both. Not guranteed to work, but may well do.

Also try searching the help room archive, as many many useful links contained.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 10:07 03 Jul 2004

A firewall or AV will not stop these. Download Adaware from click here and run it/ delete all it finds; you could also download CCleaner from click here. CCleaner will give your temp files the best cleaning in their life. Both the programmes are free. If adaware does not work try Spybot from click here can have this as well as Adaware as they will not clash.


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