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Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by rimfire22, May 2, 2006.

  1. rimfire22

    rimfire22

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    My daughter over the weekend went to a lyrics website and now I am getting pop-ups even when the computer is not in use. These are full page adds coming up. I use SBC anti- virus and it is going wild. What if any free cleanup programs can I run.
     
  2. aaronrkelly

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    Spybot and Adaware are great ones and free. Microsoft AntiSpyware can be downloaded for free also and is pretty decent. Run a couple of those and you will probably be good to go. They can be found at

    www.download.com
     

  3. IndyGunFreak

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    Are you using a router/firewall? I've had Cable access for around a year and I've never ever had a pop-up come up on my PCs while it was unattended(although I understand it is a problem for some)

    As mentioned though, Ad Aware and spybot should do the trick...

    http://www.majorgeeks.com

    IGF
     
  4. Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C.

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  5. Kanos

    Kanos Why yes.

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    Ill say it before, and ill say it again

    MOZZILA FIREFOX
    AD-AWARE SE
    EWIDO ANTI-MALWARE
    SPYBOT SEARCH AND DESTROY
    ZONEALARMS FIREWALL
    AVAST ANTI-VIRUS


    all are free and can be found by searching that on google