Underlined Words

  mark-pc 10:27 11 Jul 12
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Recently I am getting numerous words underlined when using the internet, and when I hover over them they show an ad. How can I resolve this?

  spuds 10:49 11 Jul 12

What operating system are you using?.

What browser are you using?.

Are you running any mal-ware programs?.

  mark-pc 10:51 11 Jul 12

Using Windows XP and Firefox. Using AVG Anti Virus. Not sure what the mal-ware programs are?

  Batch 18:29 11 Jul 12

This sounds like a standard way that ads are fed thru on websites. I stopped them years ago by installing ad blocking software.

  lotvic 18:38 11 Jul 12

To block them: Firefox, get AdBlockPlus addin, subscribe to a list (I have Fanboy), then add /skimlinks.js as a Custom filter.

  mark-pc 20:35 12 Jul 12

Thank you. I'll give that a try.

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