My friend...if it's not one thing it's another...

  Fateful Shadow 19:20 21 Sep 2003
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Some of you will remember yesterday I posted a thread on here about my friend not being able to access her computer. Well, I've fixed that for her, but she has a new problem now.

She got a strange e-mail and, being the inquisitve person she is, opened it (yes, she has got an antivirus program before you begin :P). She clicked on a link, and now she's stuck in a loop.

Everytime she tries to close one window another pops-up, and so on. However, She disconnected, and it stopped, but as soon as she reconnects, the same thing happens again!

I suggested to her installing ad-aware, but can anyone else think of why this is happening and how she can stop it?

Thanks :)

  dazzling (work) 19:25 21 Sep 2003

check to see if theres anything installed that looks like it shouldnt be if there is uninstall it.then check what is set in the box for the homepage it should be her isp if its not delete it and put isp adrress in.darren

  Djohn 19:26 21 Sep 2003

Yep, just another one of these nasty sites that do this to you. Ad-aware should stop it from happening. Ask her to download, then run the program and tick all the boxes that it finds, then delete them. Also a Pop-up stopper may stop this from happening again. j.

  TommyRed 20:18 21 Sep 2003

I got the google toolbar click here and you don't even need to have it in view to block pop-ups, and it's free and useful. TR

  VoG II 20:46 21 Sep 2003

Spybot should sort it click here

  woodchip 21:58 21 Sep 2003

If she as Win 98 Start with Floppy start disc, type Scanreg/restore choose a date before the problem

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