Hey anyone know about this popup I'm getting here?

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  1. drdan

    drdan TPF Noob!

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    Twice now I have gotten this popup on the photoforum here. I believe both times it came up as I posted. It looks like spyware to me. Is this associated with this site? I doubt it but wanted to check first. It may even be coincidence it popped up here. If not and it's not authorized I thought someone should know about it. Here's a screenshot of what I got.

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  2. voodoocat

    voodoocat ))<>(( Supporting Member

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    Yup, looks like spyware from the ad. Did that ad ever come up? I see a red x where the banner should be. That way we can block it from coming back again.
     
  3. Chase

    Chase I am now benign! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I've put a block on it, although it may take a little while for the block to take effect.
     
  4. karissa

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    Yay! Chase you are the best. :cheer: That thing was really annoying. Still waiting on the block however. :)
     
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    Chase I am now benign! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    The wait should be over now :)
     
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    :cheer: :band: :thumbsup:
     
  7. oriecat

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    Did anyone else get a popup or something that opened up windows media player?

    Edit- I just got it twice in a row when opening the OT forum. The second time the ad was for cheaperdays.com, not sure if its related. Both time windows media player said it couldn't open the site mms:/// or something like that... very weird...
     
  8. Chase

    Chase I am now benign! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    The cheaperdays one has been blocked, just in case...
     
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    :shock: My virus scanner just tried to tell me that something on this page was a virus. :? Anyone else having this problem?
     
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    Argh! Whatever it was, it changed my homepage (to a page telling you how to get 'the leading spyware' of course! Hijack machines so then they'll use your product to fix it! :roll: ), popped up 3 more popups, including media player again and something called Inbox, and put 5 weird files on my desktop! :(
     
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  12. oriecat

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    Man! It's just not our day today, is it, Karissa? :(
     

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