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12-08-2003, 07:31 PM
sometimes when i click on a link, this comes up...:dunno:

12-08-2003, 07:41 PM
I get that same thing too when I go to my parents house and use there computer

D'z Nutz
12-08-2003, 07:42 PM
Try scanning for spyware. Download Ad-aware at:


12-08-2003, 07:44 PM
The admin's at work suggest SpyBot (http://www.safer-networking.org/) as well.

12-08-2003, 08:02 PM
what exactly is spyware:dunno:

12-08-2003, 09:14 PM
its like these little viruss in your puter, all I know is one for those reputable anit spyware mobobers will get rid of them, I found like 70 ony my computer.

12-08-2003, 09:16 PM
Originally posted by sxtasy
what exactly is spyware:dunno: It's software thats installed on your machine (sometimes by applications you run that include it, sometimes without your knowledge) that can basically hijack your machine and take you to weird links, and traces where you go and what you do on the internet. Its annoying as all hell. I highly recommend both spybot and ad-aware, preferably both (what one doesn't catch the other will).