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gina
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      12-04-2003
We keep getting obscene pop ups, one after the other and
the only way we can get out of it is to end task. Please
help, I know there must be a way to stop this. Thanks Gina
 
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Carey Frisch [MVP]
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      12-04-2003
Norton Internet Security 2004
http://www.symantec.com/sabu/nis/nis_pe/

-- Includes Norton AntiVirus 2004
-- Includes Norton Personal Firewall
-- Includes prevention of annoying web pop-ups
-- Includes Parental Controls
-- All in one, easy-to-install package

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Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User

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| We keep getting obscene pop ups, one after the other and
| the only way we can get out of it is to end task. Please
| help, I know there must be a way to stop this. Thanks Gina
 
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mady
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      12-04-2003
On Wed, 3 Dec 2003 19:45:13 -0800, "gina"
<> wrote:

>We keep getting obscene pop ups, one after the other and
>the only way we can get out of it is to end task. Please
>help, I know there must be a way to stop this. Thanks Gina


Assuming your antivirus is installed, working and up-to-date (If not, go to
http://housecall.antivirus.com/housecall/start_corp.asp and check your
entire harddrive), download, install and run both Adaware
(http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/) and Spybot
(http://www.safer-networking.org/) to make sure you don't have any adware or
spyware on your computer. Then turn off Windows Messenger, one of the main
sources of popups. Instructions to do this are found at
http://www.microsoft.com/WindowsXP/p...e/stopspam.asp
.. Then download and install the Google toolbar (http://toolbar.google.com/)
a free and easy-to-use popup stopper.

mady
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      12-04-2003
In article <072f01c3ba19$05f029c0$>,
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> We keep getting obscene pop ups, one after the other and
> the only way we can get out of it is to end task. Please
> help, I know there must be a way to stop this. Thanks Gina
>



mady's reply is excellent about adaware and sbybot. I would offer you
should use mozilla firebird as your browser, it has a built-in pop-up
killer and its excellent. I have found it to be compatible with 99% of
the web pages.
hope it helps
disgruntled
 
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Monika
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      12-06-2003
you have malware/spyware on your system. go to ilio.com
and download system mechanic 4 free trial to remove it.
>-----Original Message-----
>We keep getting obscene pop ups, one after the other and
>the only way we can get out of it is to end task.

Please
>help, I know there must be a way to stop this. Thanks

Gina
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