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Alan Lee

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Hijacked by pop-ups
« on: September 27, 2012, 07:56:31 AM »
Went to the main menu and decided to check out Geology. Might wanna fix that.

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Re: Hijacked by pop-ups
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2012, 08:05:40 AM »
Thanks for the heads up - I'll see what's going on.

The link that was a virus was removed.  Can you tell me what you were doing when you got the pop-ups?  Nothing I've clicked has set my avast off so it might be your own computer - and I can tell you how to fix that.
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Re: Hijacked by pop-ups
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2012, 08:18:24 AM »
Just clicked the link and it happened.  Ran a complete scan last night but I guess I coulda picked up some thing on google when I was checking out clutch problems? 

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Re: Hijacked by pop-ups
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2012, 08:21:44 AM »
I'll have Dave check it out - but I've not seen any problems since removing the one link.

Download "TDSSkiller" - it's a free program from Kapersky and will take of some nasty stuff that people are being infected with without knowing - and most programs won't either recognize or remove.  Just google "download TDSSkiller"  and it will take you straight to the program.    Takes off rootkits, trojans, etc. 

Malwarebytes is also free and that will pick up a lot of malware that other programs don't recognize or remove.
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Re: Hijacked by pop-ups
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2012, 08:31:04 AM »
No pop-ups now.  Takes me to the global matrix.

Thanks.

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Re: Hijacked by pop-ups
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2012, 08:32:42 AM »
What?  What takes you to the global matrix?   I'm getting confused now.
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Re: Hijacked by pop-ups
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2012, 08:43:43 AM »
I go to the main menu. Select geology and it takes me to theglobalmatrixx.com   Doesn't hijack me with continuos pop-ups though and I can exit when ever I want.

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