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intermittent pop ups with chrome browser- new one to me


SANAP

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I have noticed recently that I will click on a page and instead of going to that link a window opens for an ad. I have adblocker etc but to no avail. he sites can be, your pc needs a check, dating and so on. One of them is a money making site and pops up most frequently

help, its xp pro os.

sanap

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woodchip

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Try using the Hosts file

click here

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Jock1e

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Or give malwarebytes free a run to see if it finds any problems.

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Woolwell

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Try Jock1e's suggestion as you may have malware on your system.

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SANAP

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i tried malaware and it found 81 items but how do i know they are safe to delete?

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Jock1e

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See if it will quarantine them. If not you will probably have to take a chance and remove them.

Take it you have been using MSE as an anti virus. just a guess.

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SANAP

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an update, the easiest way to cure this problem was to uninstall and re-install chrome, no problems since.

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