Not your average popups

By ArmyofKirb
Oct 23, 2005
  1. I'm experiencing some particularly frustrating popups right now, and I could use some help in killing them. They're pop unders, but in addition to selling **** I don't want they occasionally have phishing lures in them.
    Now it gets a little more interesting. I don't use IE! I use the latest build of Mozilla Firefox. On top of that, I have run AdAware with the latest definitions 3 separate times now, and these determined little bastards still keep showing up.
    As soon as I post this, I'm going to run a full system virus scan to be safe, but I'm at a loss at this point as to what to do after that. Suggestions?
  2. Comrade.Fish

    Comrade.Fish TS Rookie

  3. blue_dragon

    blue_dragon TS Rookie Posts: 190

    run pc in safe mode
    run every any anti adware program u got (with updated definitons)
    that should kill all of them
    mak e usre not ho have p2p's such as kazaa cuz they cme w/ adware
  4. ArmyofKirb

    ArmyofKirb TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 70

    I did notice earlier that when I ran Morpheus that I would get pop-ups occasionally, but I never got one without Morpheus running until now...I'm going to try what you suggested and get back with you
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