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Unread 12-27-2012, 02:11 PM   #1
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how do I get rid of all these ads ... I have spyware that runs once a week ..I have windows7 Bing dsl
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Unread 12-27-2012, 11:23 PM   #2
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Do you have a full time anti virus or security suite running all the time?

a good free one is from comodo -
http://antivirus.comodo.com/download...omodo.com%252F
Free cleaning tools-
http://www.comodo.com/business-secur...omodo.com%252F
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Unread 12-27-2012, 11:25 PM   #3
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Are you talking about the Drop Down Coupon thing? Maybe not but I'd love to know how to get rid of that thing. It turns certain words all over a page into a hyperlink ad.
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Unread 12-28-2012, 09:10 AM   #4
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Got any funky toolbars showing up in your browser windows?
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Unread 12-28-2012, 10:48 AM   #5
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I don't. Removed something called Cosi Family Calendar that I know noting about. There's another unknown program called Roxio Creator Burner (or something like that) that I didn't touch.

The ads I'm getting first appeared as a literal drop down menu, then morphed into the current hyperlink of specific words.

Just seeing your response, Jo*Mar. I run McAfee Security Suite.
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Unread 12-29-2012, 11:41 AM   #7
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Forgot I have malwarebytes on this laptop. Ran that and it detected adware.gameplayads. Described as a, get this...dropdown coupon advertiser! So I removed it.

But I still see signs of it. For example, in my signature, the word Multiple Sclerosis is hyperlinked, but not in every post. Weird. I will run malwarebytes again.

Razzle51, hope you can remove your problem also! I see you are also in Iowa; I'm near Cedar Rapids. Are we neighbors?
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As I said Malwarebytes got some of the problem. I Googled around and read something about this being a Firefox addon/plugin that had attached itself to my computer. Sure enough! There it was, happily working away on my addons list. I simply removed it. Problem solved!

Razzle51, since this was your thread I hope you return and get help for your problem, if it the same as mine.

Thank you, everyone who replied to help!
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I don't. Removed something called Cosi Family Calendar that I know noting about. There's another unknown program called Roxio Creator Burner (or something like that) that I didn't touch.

The ads I'm getting first appeared as a literal drop down menu, then morphed into the current hyperlink of specific words.

Just seeing your response, Jo*Mar. I run McAfee Security Suite.
You need Roxio, that's what is used to burn CD or DVD. I had the Cosi think added when I likely visited some website. It is a real nuisance. Another is Yahoo Share which scans your cookies to generate ads to sites you've been to on your browser pages. Yahoo should be sued for this. It was affecting my voice recognition software being able to fill out forums like this. It's a mess and is given to you automatically from another site, not Yahoo directly. I wrote Yahoo to tell them from a special needs side but they never responded.
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Sorry guys still have the ads . Chemar the links you gave dont work and one I dont understand ...
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