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Unwanted adverts on hotmail account


westgolf

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My Hotmail account has lost a quarter of the top of the Inbox page to an advert that says;Codecs are required for this program & there is an option to download - which seems very suspicious ? Can anyone please advise how I can remove the unwanted advert.The advert also appears on my Hotmail Calendar page & prevents me from seeing a full month. I dont want to download & get problems ! Many Thanks.

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Nontek

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If your OS is XP (for instance) Google for Latest XP Codecs, then download and install from any site you choose. The messages should then stop. - same applies for whatever OS you have.

Everybody needs up-to-date Codecs.

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spuds

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Nontek beat me to it.

At present I seem to get annoying messages about Shockwave anf kill page :O)

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spuds

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Took three+ minutes to download that response?.

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spuds

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Don't know what happened above, I posted that response some time ago, at about 1.08PM?.

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Nontek

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Maybe the Friday Gremlins have moved to mid-week LOL ...

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westgolf

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Thanks for the info.OS is Vista.I have downloaded the Codecs updates as described but it hasn't changed anything.Any further ideas please ?

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michaelw

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Download install ADWCleaner click here and read the running instructions on the download page.

This is what worked for me with the same problem.

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westgolf

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Sorted now & well pleased,Thanks for the ADW cleaner.Brilliant !

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