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These freakin pop-ups show up in like every 5 seconds when i surf the web. I tried using Mozilla Firefox Google Toolbar Turned on pop up blocker filter level to highest but there are still a lot of pop ups. So what should i do to block it?
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Have you tried this yet? http://www.lavasoftusa.com/products/ad_aware_free.php
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Download both Spyware - Search and Destroy and Ad-aware, make sure you update the definition files after you install them or it won't catch everything.

Scan using one, then the other, don't run them both at the same time.. removing anything they find, and then grab firefox or opera to prevent it from happening again. Do NOT use Internet explorer.

If that doesnt work try running those programs in safemode and then after scanning restart and boot into safemode again, then restart your computer normally.
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Yes i also downloaded spybot search & destroy and added all the spyware tracking keylogger malware websites to the host file and used the imunize function but that does not block all of it
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Download both Spyware - Search and Destroy and Ad-aware, make sure you update the definition files after you install them or it won't catch everything.

Scan using one, then the other, don't run them both at the same time.. removing anything they find, and then grab firefox or opera to prevent it from happening again. Do NOT use Internet explorer.

If that doesnt work try running those programs in safemode and then after scanning restart and boot into safemode again, then restart your computer normally.
k i'll try
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post #6 of 9
Quote:
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Yes i also downloaded spybot search & destroy and added all the spyware tracking keylogger malware websites to the host file and used the imunize function but that does not block all of it
Try both the programs I suggested above. Also.. Immunizing doesn't do much. You have to actually scan your computer and remove the files. I assume you did this?

if you did you are going to need to do the safemode trick I mentioned above. Some spyware programs come back on restart. Scanning in safemode, then rebooting into safemode afterwards will kill them.

If you computer is clean, both programs should detect 0 programs, even after restarting.
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by 555thz View Post
These freakin pop-ups show up in like every 5 seconds when i surf the web. I tried using Mozilla Firefox Google Toolbar Turned on pop up blocker filter level to highest but there are still a lot of pop ups. So what should i do to block it?
If you've used a pop-up blocker and are still getting pop-ups they're not coming from websites, but from your computer.

Go download Spyboy S&D Adaware. Run both. You have malicious software on your PC generating pop-ups. (i'd put 90% odds on this being why).
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Use adblock plus with Firefox.
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You have a ton of ad-ware on your computer if you're getting that many popups.
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