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How can I stop pop-up ads on my google homepage


bizzybee99

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Please can anyone help me get rid of annoying pop-up ads that appear on my google homepage - the same ads seem to 'follow' me around as they also appear on facebook, youtube etc.

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northumbria61

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Download and Install Adblock Plus

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Secret-Squirrel

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"......... pop-up ads............the same ads seem to 'follow' me around as they also appear on facebook, youtube etc."

From what you've said so far it looks like it could be an "adware" infection.

Download, install, update and run a "Quick Scan" with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free edition - you can get it from here. During the installation process, make sure you untick the option to install the trial of the Pro version.

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Jock1e

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If using I/E go to Internet Options.Advanced. And press reset,That resets I/E to it's original state.

If using Firefox go to help.

Click on troubleshooting information.Then click on reset Firefox to it's default state.

Give that a go and see if it helps.

Either that or maybe download a new host file.

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bizzybee99

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Thank you all for your replies - I downloaded the malware programme and it seems to have sorted my problem - thanks for your help

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Eenvincible

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I woke up one morning with the same problem and here is how I finally solved it recently:

How To Remove Ads From Google Homepage

I hope this helps.

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Jock1e

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Not allowed to promote your own website Eenvincible.

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