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User Info: zerooo0

zerooo0
3 years ago#1
I'm getting ads on Firefox, and Chrome in places that are intrusive on sites like GFaqs, and they don't show anything. The only thing the ads say is "Ads not by this Site". Any idea how to fix this? Lots of words are highlighted green, and when I hover over them a ad pops up around it. I try to add the filters for ad block to block them, but nothing comes up.

Wow, the only browser that ad block seems to be working on is Opera which is also lag free. The ads I'm getting on Firefox, and Chrome are making them run slower then normal.
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User Info: Dawnshadow

Dawnshadow
3 years ago#2
It sounds like you have another addon or toolbar or malware that's inserting the ads. (Hence the 'ads not by this side' note. Did you install anything new recently?
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User Info: WyzeGye

WyzeGye
3 years ago#3
http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm
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User Info: NotQuiteAFreak

NotQuiteAFreak
3 years ago#4
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User Info: zerooo0

zerooo0
3 years ago#5
Dawnshadow posted...
It sounds like you have another addon or toolbar or malware that's inserting the ads. (Hence the 'ads not by this side' note. Did you install anything new recently?


Nope, I don't download anything besides ad block. Does the malware only affect certain browsers? Also what do you mean by toolbar or addon?Sorry if the question is stupid, as all this stuff is new to me. Where would I go to check these things?
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User Info: skychan

skychan
3 years ago#6
post some screenshot
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User Info: MarceloSampaio

MarceloSampaio
3 years ago#7
Thats a malware. The ads are being added by a malware on your computer, and it even shows ads on completely ad-free sites.

My mom got this on her PC recently, and I had to use Super Antispyware to remove it.
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User Info: LordSeifer

LordSeifer
3 years ago#8
sounds like the name of a malware program pretending to be the opposite
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User Info: MarceloSampaio

MarceloSampaio
3 years ago#9
LordSeifer posted...
sounds like the name of a malware program pretending to be the opposite


Yeah, but it isn't. Super Antispyware is amazing, btw. I used to have Spybot, but replaced it with Super Antispyware, since Spybot isn't working as it used to...

The name is ridiculous, though. :p
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User Info: zerodefect

zerodefect
3 years ago#10
It has no real-time protection and the lowest detection rate and lowest score in a malware removal test, doesn't sound very awesome too me.
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