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Q: aol 8.0 firewall & popup blockers

does anyone know of a firewall that will work with aol 8.0 I heard it had it's own firewall. but i went to a site to test my security protection. And i wasn't protected on all tests. Also i was wondering if anyone knows about a popup blocker that will work with aol. I downloaded a couple of them but i still get alot of popups.

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Preferred Solution: aol 8.0 firewall & popup blockers

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A: aol 8.0 firewall & popup blockers

AOL 8.0 does not have a built-on firewall.
I am not aware whether any pop-stopper will work on aol...but u could try to go to keyword: BPS...maybe they have some tool which may help u

if nothing works....sign on to aol then use IE to browse the web pages....and then install pop-up stoppers on IE.that is sure to work !

best of luck

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What Popup Blocker do the people on this board recommend to use. I have one but its not really doing the trick. It would also be nice to have one where I can temporarily disable it by pressing down a button so I can click on a link that has a popup if I need to. Thanks alot.
 

A:What Popup Blockers Best

you could go here and try spywareblaster, spywareguard, http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/ and another adresse for you :
http://www.spywareinfo.com/downloads.php
 

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Does anyone know of any free popup blockers that will block all popups? If so, can you please tell me the names of them. Thanks in advance.
 

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anyone know any good pop-up blockers for firefox?

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Quote: Originally Posted by StealthyBoss


anyone know any good pop-up blockers for firefox?



No script

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A:Any good freeware popup blockers out there?

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I am running two popup blockers. The one in internet explorer and one provided by my ISP through FREEDOM. I am still getting alot of pop-ups. Most are telling me something like, "computer at risk download this to fix the problem." Some are online dating services an such. IE has been running very slow at times also. I'm using a laptop and IE 7.0. I believe everything is updated properly and I am using the newest version. Could someone provide some insight as to what might be the problem? I'm getting pretty frustrated.
 

A:popups still comin up with 2 popup blockers

Click here to download HJTsetup.exe:

http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=tpmod;dl=item5

Scroll down to the download section where the download button is

Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
 

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One of my harddrives has failed and Seagate were prepared to issue a RMA. When I try to complete their form on the Web I am unable to complete the process as they say I have to disable a POPUP blocker. I have disabled the Popup blocker in IE but I still get the same message. How do I find and disable any other PB's which are being detected by Seagate?
I am booting the computer using an old drive.
 

A:Solved: Disabling Popup Blockers

You first have to determine what ones you have installed. The main one I run into all the time is the one from YAHOO!! Or from others like that. Take a good look at your Internet Explorer toolbar, put your mouse over the icons and see what one(s) you have running.
 

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Hi

im looking for a software firewall and popup blocker for my parents computer, so it therefore needs to be pretty easy to use.

Its for windows 2000.

Ive tried a few in the past but would like some advice.

cheers.
 

A:Reccomend me a firewall and popup blocker

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Greetings,
This is my first post and I'm not computer savy, but I'll try to be as detailed as possible. I have windows XP. I have been invaded by something. Symptoms: "winfixer.com-error detected." followed by a frozen, or blank screen. Everytime I check my security settings status, it says firewall on, but when I check the actual setting, it is off. If I go to a website and follow a link to another website, when I try to go back to the previous site, I am getting a blank screen, or being kicked off the web. Finally,the computer is taking much time to load my settings.
Any help greatly appreciated.
Myles
 

A:firewall getting turned off & winfixer popup

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Hi,

My brother infected the family computer while looking at porn. The infected computer runs Windows XP SP3. Whenever someone logs in, a fake Dept. of Justice popup states that the computer has been locked due to illegal activity and asks for a fee to paid using MoneyPak. So far, I did a system restore via safemode. By doing this I was able to avoid the popup when I restarted the computer normally. Then I scanned the computer using Malwarebyes, Avast, SuperAntiSpyware and by doing an ESET Scan. I uninstalled Avast so that the ESET scan wouldn't be interfered with. I also tried to access the firewall to make sure it was on, but whenever I did it displayed a message box,that stated "Due to an unidentified problem windows cannot display windows firewall settings". Despite this, I went on the internet and the popup came back again. So it seems like all my efforts have been undone. The last thing I have done is restore the computer once more to a time where Avast is running in the computer. Any help removing this infection would be greatly appreciated.

A:Fake Dept. of Justice Popup, Firewall disabled

Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. * A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.=============================================================================Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.====================================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwar... Read more

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When I start my laptop and log on to Windows I get a balloon popup telling me that my firewall is not on. I click on the balloon and it opens my Security Center which says that my firewall is not on, then after a few seconds it says it is on. I use Privatefirewall 7.0 and I have been getting this balloon popup for about three or four days, before this I never got this popup. Is this a serious issue?
 

A:Solved: On Windows logon popup balloon says firewall not on

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Guys- I hope someone can offer up some assistance here, we're beating our heads against a wall over this one.

We've got a client running Windows XP SP3, and all of a sudden he's getting a "Windows Security Alert" popup that talks about windows firewall blocking access to programs such as AV and malware scanners. If you select 'unblock' the programs will open and your scans will start up with no problem....then simply shut off.

This happens with:

SuperAntiSpyware
Malwarebytes
Spybot
Kaspersky virus removal tool
Hijack This
...et al.

The browser is being subject to a hijacker too, so there's no searches to be done on this machine, from IE or Firefox.

I've searched the boards here for a solution, but the closest I can find is a report on "False Microsoft Security Essentials" or something along those lines that suggest running Rkill to eliminate nasty processes that stop these scanners from running.

Well, we tried that. RKill comes up with NO malicious processes.

Anyone ever seen this one before?

As a side note: We've seen this one once before and decided to do an external scan on it- hook the drive to a bridge and scan it with a healthy machine. It got rid of the infection alright, but it also screwed up something badly enough that there was an error message on startup IN GERMAN! And we weren't able to mount the drive back to a PC to back up data from it...we needed to use a Mac to see anything that was ... Read more

A:Fake Windows firewall popup, scans being killed

Hello, We need a deeper look. Please go here....Preparation Guide ,do steps 6 - 9.Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in step 9,which is here Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs and not in this topic,thanks.If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on.Let me know if that went well.

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At regular intervals I get a fake firewall notice (I know it is fake as I have windows firewall deactivated!) saying:
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To help protect your computer, Windows Firewall has some features of this program.
Do you want to block this suspicious software?
Name: Win32.Zafi.B
Risk Level: High
Description: Zafi.B is a worm trojan program that records keystrokes and takes screenshots of the computer, stealing personal financial information
from your computer
[Keep Blocking] [Unblock] [Enable Protection]
Windows firewall has detected unauthorized activity, but unfortunately is unable to remove viruses, keyloggers and other spyware threats. Click to download and activate -------- (then a link which I am not about to click to see what it does!)

Of the three buttons, only [Enable Protection] is live.
Also whenever I start firefox I am presented with a screen stating:

Insecure Internet activity. Threat of virus attack

Due to insecure Internet browsing your PC can easily get infected with viruses, worms and trojans without your knowledge, and that can lead to system slowdown, freezes and crashes.
Also insecure Internet activity can result in revealing your personal information.

To get full advanced real-time protection for PC and Internet activity, register your antivirus software.
We recommend you to protect your PC now and continue safe Internet browsing.

Click here to get full advanced real-time protection and continue browsing.
Continue to this website unpr... Read more

A:Fake Windows Firewall popup/ Browser 'security' page.

Hi My name is Extremeboy (or EB for short), and I will be helping you with your log.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a description of your problem, along with any steps you may have performed so far.If you do not make a reply in 5 days, we will need to close your topic.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic. The topics you are tracking can be found here.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we... Read more

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Windows Firewall has detected activity of spyware/stuffsName: Trojan-Spy.Win32.keylogger.aa <--- This is fake, because it pops up with many other names too (tinyclick stuff, etc)Risk Level: CriticalDescription: This Troan has a keyboard logging function, which is intended to ...Tried a full PC-Cillin check, nothing. Did Spyware Doctor (Free version) and deleted every file it found suspicios (and the HKEYS)Tried ATF-Cleaner.exe with SUPERAntiSpyware- it removed some- uninstalled both after, virus still thereA popup immediately after I was looking for the final episodes to one of my shows is how it startedHeres a hijackthis log (I think I did it right)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\ssonsvr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Exec... Read more

A:Windows Firewall Security Popup- Level Critical- Wants To Download Program To Fix

Anybody have any help? Still infected.Now theres a red X in the process bar thing (bottom right) and it also detects spyware- it wasn't detecting more (did I get infected with more? Running full trend micro scan now)Trojan-Spy.Win32.GreenscreenPAK_Generic.006Trojan-Clicker.Win32.TinyClick.HTrojan-Logger.Win32.KeyLogger.BQI'm fairly certain on the last two that have popped up (name wise)Help- more viruses poppingn up daily[url=http://www.a013.com/a/track/default.html?st=13&rn=0. Something with www.a013.com/a/track always pops up when I enter websitesI think these three files are suspicious (I've tried deleting multiple times):jwvsvcxy.exebkrylupa.exebrastk.exeEdit again:Went into regedit, tried deleting anything associated with those three.Red X at bottom right dissapeared- will check tommorow if it's back up SpyNoMore will not open:"Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."Said the same thing about command prompt a couple days ago, was able to find a fix to that (and tasklist)Hope for help soon.

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I hope someone can help me. A few days ago, Windows Internet Explorer started blocking my pop-ups in my gmail account. For example, if there is a link in an e-mail, it will not let me click on it ... I get a message saying a pop-up was blocked. I have tried turning pop-up blocker off and am still getting the message and cannot follow the link. Furthermore, when I try to view all blocked pop-ups, I cannot click on that either! Is anyone else having this problem and does anyone know a solution?

A:Pop-up blockers

What are your internet settings like? Are you set to high? If you are back it down to medium, and set it to allow cookies from gmail. Hope this helps.

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OK, so I have these great pop-up blockers installed on IE6 running with XP-Pro.

EXCEPT

All these @#$% new screens keep coming up and nothing I do will seem to stop them. Ads from tickle.com, and adorigin.com, and adviva.com and a few dozen more that I can't get the origin.

HOW CAN I STOP THESE??? They are driving me crazy. New kind of spam???

Please help

I thank you in advance for your advice

fred
 

A:Pop-up blockers WON'T

go to here and download 'Hijack This!' double click on the file and it will install to C:\program files\hijackthis and create an entry in the start menu and an optional shortcut on desktop.
Click on the entry in start menu or on the desktop to run HijackThis
Click the "Scan" button, when the scan is finished the scan button will become "Save Log" click that and save the log.
Go to where you saved the log and click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" then Paste the log back here in a reply.
It will possibly show issues deserving our attention, but most of what it lists will be harmless or even required,
so do NOT fix anything yet.
Someone here will be happy to help you analyze the results.
 

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Question: Do the pop up ad blockers work and if so are there any that you recommend?
 

A:pop up ad blockers

I use Popup Stopper to prevent opening of additional browser windows (unless I want them). In "agressive" mode it works very well and is available free HERE.

I also run AdShield to prevent downloading of ads from sites I visit It also contains a popup stopper but the PanicWare version (above) doesn't even let this one get involved. AdShield also works very well and is also available free of charge HERE.
 

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I heard there is a program that blocks 100% ads. Does anyone know what that program is called? Or a really really good one?
 

A:Pop Up Blockers

SolidSnake85

Closing thread.

Please stop creating duplicate threads.

You have been answered in your original thread, continue replies there,
http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=378859
 

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What's the best free pop up blocker

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The firefox browser

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Hello people-- I have spybot search and destroy-- but even with that I get so many pop ups. I also have panicware pop up blocker that was given to us OPTIMUMUM cable users for free. I have that put on aggressive pop up removement and I cleared the preferences out of ALL allowed sites and I have Norton Internet security also enabled with do not allow ads--- YEt guess what-- I get a ton of pop ups!!! Is there any really good program out there (hopefully free) that is really good and problem free. I went on a site called epinions.com where regular people review certain items and alot of people say that Lavasofts adaware causes a lot of IE freezing and other problems?? What should one do???
 

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I have a Dell Latitude C800 with Win2K on it. I also have McAfee virus software. When I visit websites and/or receive emails...I am told that the message will not load properly due to a pop up blocker. I do not have one installed. I did install one and uninstalled it hoping that it would fix the problem. But it didn't. I haev also goen to McAfee to download the update to my software and it just sits there. I haveno idea what the heck is happening!

PLEASE help...
Thanks
Sheila
 

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I was wondering if anyone had any links to free pop-up blockers.
I had purchased History kill a few years back which came with a pop-up blocker. Hijack This said to remove it due to instability. Does anyone have any ideas?
I don't need all the bells and buzzes listed on Download.com. Just pop-ups.
Thanks.

A:Pop-Up Blockers

POW - trainable, popup blocker for Internet Explorer.You can find other, safe, free applications on our page here:Freeware replacements for common commercial apps

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Does anyone of a popup blocker that actually blocks them? None of mine work : Yahoo, aol, Ffox - none of them.

bob
 

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I ran across a thread today in another forum which mentioned a program called ProtoWall which works much like PeerGuardian in blocking IPP's. As I haven't used either one although I've heard of PeerGuardian. ProtoWall is new to me. Anyone here heard of it/ using it by chance?

Gadfly
 

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Okay this may seem like a dumb question. but
I have been playing Pogo games for some years now,
but lately when I go to play the game, my computer is not
allowing the pop-up for the game to open.
I have not installed anything new so I don't understand.
Can someone help me please?
Thanks!
 

A:Pop up blockers

You probably got something hidden in your computer that's not letting you play it. double check. If you actually do have a pop up blocker free edition or something hold left control.
 

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Can someone please recommend a free pop-up blocker site and any other free "stuff" I can use to help protect my pc. The only thing I am currently running is McAfee Virusscan. I also have spybot downloaded and run weekly. I browse around quite a bit, play games, do some online ordering, pay some bills online, etc. I don't know anything about adware, spyware, shredders and stuff like that! I would like to be as safe as possible...Thank you!
 

A:Pop-up blockers...etc.

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Hi there,

A few years ago I remember seeing this program that basically acted like ZoneAlarm or other similar programs, however the difference with this one was that it allowed you to see and block IP addresses that you didn't want.

it even provided you with a location (not pinpoint location but general) on a map as well. such as city or town the address was located in.

anyone have any idea what this program was, or have any suggestions for any similar programs.

reason I ask is because I've been made aware that someone is tracking one of my friends connections and showing them lists of the sites they've been visiting.

I want to block this person from ever doing that to me, or my friends.

cos its just bang out of order that they do something like this..

thanks for your time
 

A:IP Blockers

Well, that blocking software will not help you. Do you know the IP address of this bad person? Are you sure that he is not using some other computer as a relay to forward this information?

You protect yourself from harm by:
1. Being sensible. Really, do not run programs you download from the internet unless you are absolutely sure they can be trusted.
2. Not using Internet Explorer
3. Using a software firewall that prompts you when a program tries to access the internet. Don't click "allow" right away. Think whether you want this internet connection to happen.
4. Using a proper antivirus program.
5. Doing regular spyware scans of your computer.
6. Being sensible. Do not install random programs please. Think hard whether you need this crap. Especially if it is offered to you by a friend or a friendly advertising banner.
7. Not socialising with *******s. Really, you don't want suspicious computer-savvy people using your computer even for a "couple of minutes".
8. See point 1
 

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I switched to MSE it is a little lax on pop ups, what add ons should I be looking at?

Phil

A:Pop up blockers

Sorry, but whats MSE? Not familiar with that acronym.

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I just downloaded Google Web Bar with a Pop up blocker built-in.
Does any one have an opinion on this software and any other pop up blockers.
So far this one seems OK.

Joshuacat

A:Pop Up Blockers

The best pop-up blocker I've found:Click LogoFirefoxAlso POW!, from AnalogX, is pretty good.

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Can anyone recommend an ip blocker other than peerguardian or protowall.Both of these programs are useless to me for the following reasons:

Peer guardian is allowing EVERYTHING , ive reinstalled etc but cannot get it to block a damn thing , plus the updates never work properly.

protowall wont even start on my machine (some nonsense about drivers not being installed even after numerous re installs)

Thanks

P.s , I only need it to cover P2P sharing.
 

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Hi all

Does anyone have any recommendations for stopping pop ups. I have personally never had a problem with these but I am sorting out a friends computer who constantly seems to be getting pop ups!

She has been running her pc for some time with no anti-virus installed (un-knowingly) and after running a scan in AVG it came up with lots of trojans and all sorts of crap which I have moved to the virus vault but this does not seem to have made any difference.

Please help as I think her sanity is coming to an end with this.

Cheers in advance

Will
@mods - I posted this in the software forum too so you can delete that one - sorry!!
 

A:Pop up blockers

Hi, (I've taken care of the other thread in All Other Software for you)

Fixing these type of problems may mean that you will have to run scans over a time frame of a few days...it doesn't bother us to work that way, as long as you are able to do so.

An option would be to have the friend join TSG and do the fixing and posting logs etc.... again, we don't mind if you do it, but there will probably be a time lag for you both.

Here is what to do first (whoever does the work): Do this ON the infected computer! It's easier...

The friend could do this, and pass the logs on to you to post...or you go to their location and do it- especially if they are not too experienced, that latter option sounds best.

Hijackthis:
go to Click here to download HJTsetup.exe
Click the blue "Download the Hijackthis Installer" link
Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop. DO NOT just press run from the website
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Additional Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then save the log and then the log will open in Notepad.
Don't use the Analyse This ... Read more

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Cookiegal in her -read this- post says to make sure any script blockers are turned off to run the DDS scan. Not sure how to do this,
 

A:Script blockers

someone must know
 

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Considering that a firewall may include popup blockers, or spam blockers, or ad blockers, and considering that IE, or I now see, Firefox can do the same, I wonder if these utilities conflict with one another with potentially damaging results.
Any experience? Any evidence? How is it all resolved?
I'd like to understand how it works.

A:Do blockers fight one another?

I have no evidence either way, but I generally like to only use one app per purpose. If you have a firewall with popup blocking, get rid of the popup blocker etc.

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Hi,
I'm not entirely sure what my problem is and I've been chiseling at it for about 3 weeks, without gettting much success. My computer has been having a lot of trouble ltely, and I'm pretty sure it's all coming from the same root. The main issue right now has to do with the audio service. usually when I start my computer and check "Sounds and Audio Devices", I get a message saying "No Audio Device" and I can't change any options. I can remedy this by going into Administrative Tools>Services>Finding Windows Audio Sevices>Pressing Start. This will either activate the sound card as i it's worked the entire time, or load very slowly only to say that the service will not respond in a timely fashion. If this error occurs, no other service will start either. There are other problems as well, but they seem to be fixed when the sound card activates). Other problems include firefox failing to start(which seems to correlate with whether or not the Sound Card Works) no Windows XP Theme,(which had been corrupted, as well as trouble starting the themes service, and sometimes the startup freezes and explorer.exe(taskbar) ends up with an eternal hourglass for a mouse(not sure what's causing it, but i think it has something to do with the theme.

I am running Windows XP professional with 2GB of RAM
it is a homeade computer with A Pentium D Processor and MSI Motherboard- 945GZM6
The sound card is a C-Media Wave Device

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A:Service Blockers

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HI - Im running Xp professional on a Sony lap top - model PCG9W2M - about 6 months old all was fine until some tim las t week I let my workplace IT team get their hands on it ( they set out to fix a log on problem with a new office location )

NOw - I have a problem logging on and using applications which require a pop up window inside the application - fro example BT internet Mail - if i try to load an attachment I cant get the window required to selcet the attachement from my doc.s work ( even pressing Ctrl wont help !) Ive turned off any blockers I can find- Explorer/ google - still no good- Ive run Spy bot /I use a firewall and virus scan etc

Can any one advise ?
I also now get when I load ms word a window ( hurrah but not the right sort of window !) which reads "compile error in hidden module "( not a netwrking issue I know but an amazing coincidence?)

cheers and thanks

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I am trying to find a good pop-up blocker to use. In your opinion which is best?

Thanks
 

A:Pop-up blockers - Which works best?

i use google tool bar for a pop-up ads stopper.
http://toolbar.google.com/
 

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Does anyone know of a good spam blocker for Outlook Express? I used Inboxcop but was not a big fan of it.

Thanks
 

A:Spam Blockers

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Based on what I've read, our PC is suffering with a variant of the Google Redirect Virus. And before I get cast off of this board right away, please note that I have posted to the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs (VTS&MRL) board, which can be read here. Unfortunately, I'm having trouble getting past the Forum Guidelines section of the VTS&MRL board. To clarify, the aforementioned board requires its posters to go through a series of preliminary steps before you post the text files required for a diagnosis. Said preliminary steps are found under the Forum Guidelines heading of the board and are found, specifically, under the Preparation Guide For Use Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help link. In short, we can't get past Step 7 of the Preparation Guide, which leads me to the relevant questions:Are there script blocking utilities and/or settings in Windows XP which can block the dds.scr file from completing its intended task? In other words, is there a setting in XP that prevents said file from gathering the text files required by the VTS&MRL board?Our PC is equipped with Windows XP Professional, Version 2002, Service Pack 3. We have visited the Win XP Update site and it indicates that we have all of the available updates.We've been experiencing this issue for some time now, so I really appreciate any productive thoughts in this regard. Thanks for your time.

A:Are there script blockers within Win XP?

I can only give you my impressions, from what I've seen.Inability to run the logs requested in Malware Removal Forum...can be caused by existing malware on the system. Has nothing to do with anything native to XP.The personnel in the Malware Removal Forum will know how to overcome this, since they have experienced such before with members' efforts to post logs.Good luck with your posted topic .Louis

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What is the best spyware blocker? I have Spyware Blaster but I still end up with malware in my system. I just got Service Pack 2 so I had to shut down Zone Alarm. I also shut down Adsgone. I hope Service Pack 2 is as good as it's cracked up to be.
 

A:Spyware Blockers?

There is no requirement that you shut down ZoneAlarm just because you downloaded and installed SP2. If you wish to use ZoneAlarm in preference to the Windows firewall, you can certainly do so.

No spyware blocker program will keep you safe from all infections, just as no antivirus will keep you safe from all viruses. There are other precautions that you can take, but there are no guarantees.

If you go over to the security forum and look at the sticky thread How Did I Get Infected In the First Place? you will find some more tools to help you. In addition to SpyWareBlaster, you can install SpyWareGuard and IE-Spyads, which will increase your protection level. You can also download Mozilla Firefox for most of your web browsing, and leave Internet Explorer for Windows Updates only. Since most adware/spyware targets Internet Explorer, this is a quick, cheap fix.You also need to have Ad-Aware and Spybot Search and Destroy installed on your computer. All of these programs should be updated regularly, just as your antivirus should.

Finally, it's important to avoid places where ad/spyware is most prevalent. If you spend time on porn, gambling or game sites, your chances of being infected increase. Clicking on ads is a bad practice, too. The more ads you click on, the more risk you take. Anything that advertises itself as free in a large banner ad is probably not.
 

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Guys,

Is it ok to run two (or more) pop up blockers at the same time? I know that users running Windows XP SP-2 get a firewall and pop-up blocker option turned on by default. I run XP SP-1. with IE 6 and Norton Internet Security. While I know it is not good to have two Anti-Virus programs on your computer or two firewalls operating at the same time, can you have two pop-up blockers so that one may catch what the other misses?

Jack
 

A:Question About Pop Up Blockers in XP?

I have mozilla firefox running, and nortons I have no probs. with their blockers running in conjunction..... thats all the input I can give you on that briefly
 

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Hi, I have installed spyware guard, spyware blaster, searchbot-search and destroy, adaware and a pop up blocker. I am still having pop ups through IE and cant seem to stop them. Please help if you can. I dont know what else to do.

This is my system info:

microsoft xp professional version 2002
service pack 2
AMD Athlon(tm) processor
648 MHz, 256 MB of RAM

Here is my hijack this log if you need it....thank you for your help! Jen

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:04:58 PM, on 1/29/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\CAVRID.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\YOP\yop.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_04\bin\jusched.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\browser\ycommon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
c:\progra~1\intern~1\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\ISafe.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Antivirus\VetMsg.exe
C:\Program Files\Pop up Blocker\pd.exe
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A:i have problems with pop-ups even with blockers

Hi greeneyes29

Welcome to TSG!

* First you need to unzip (extract) Hijack This and move it to a permanent folder. It will not function properly when run from the zip folder or the Temp folder.

You need to create a new folder in My Documents and name it Hijack This. Right click on the HijackThis.zip file and choose "Extract all" and extract it to the Hijack This folder you created. That way it can create and restore backups if needed. HJT will store the backups in the same location that it is run from.
* Run ActiveScan online virus scan here

When the scan is finished, save the results from the scan!

Post a new HiJackThis log along with the results from ActiveScan
* Also oOpen Hijack This and click on the "Open the Misc Tools section" button. Click on the "Open Uninstall Manager" button. Click the "Save List" button. Copy and paste that list here.
 

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I am trying to watch a TV show episode online, and it says I have an Ad Blocker enabled and that I need to turn it off to watch the show. I can't find that setting in Firefox. I also don't remember installing any sort of ad blocker recently, and yet I haven't had this problem before in the months that I have been watching this weekly show online. Can someone tell me how to find and disable this ad blocker in Firefox?

Thanks!

A:How to Turn Off Ad Blockers

Forum rules prohibit any discussion of ad blocking

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Althougth i am using adblock plus + ublock origin as ablockers for google chrome browser, some annoying ads still appear in some website .so i want an aggressive ad blocker to close all ads and does not conflict with existing ads (i tried fair adblocker and AD guard beside above blocker but there was a conflict so i remove them what should i do ?) also is there any antiphsing blocker extensions??
 

A:ِAd blockers problems?

Eng_Mohamed said:


Althougth i am using adblock plus + ublock origin as ablockers for google chrome browser, some annoying ads still appear in some website .so i want an aggressive ad blocker to close all ads and does not conflict with existing ads (i tried fair adblocker and AD guard beside above blocker but there was a conflict so i remove them what should i do ?) also is there any antiphsing blocker extensions??Click to expand...

Use Block element on right click if you use uBlock Origin.It is effective.
 

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I've long been an avid user of the Google toolbar and have had much success in blocking pop-ups with it. I just got a new computer and installed the toolbar again. For a while, things were fine, but these past two days, pop-ups have been coming up nonstop. So I was worried that perhaps I might have been hit by spyware.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 4:37:37 PM, on 10/6/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\ltmoh\Ltmoh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\Program Files\SigmaTel\SigmaTel AC97 Audio Drivers\stacmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\00THotkey.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Controls\TFncKy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Touch and Launch\PadExe.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
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A:Persistent pop-ups even with pop-up blockers

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Hello,

I have Windows 10. I mostly use Chrome as my browser. I have used both Disconnect and uBlock origin. I am currently only using uBlock origin.

I am wanting to learn more about the differences between an ad blocker and a tracking blocker.

I have a few questions about ad blockers and software that blocks tracking such as Ghostery, Disconnet, and Privacy Badger.

Please answer any or all of the questions.

What does uBlock origin do that Disconnect or other tracking blockers do not do?
What do tracking blockers do that uBlock origin do do not do?
Which settings if any besides the default settings in uBlock origin be checked/used?
Should both an ad blocker and tracking blocker be used at the same time? If not does an ad blocker or tracking blocker offer more?
Which ad blocker or tracking blocker do you suggest using and why?
Any articles or posts you know of that would help me to learn more?
Is using Windows Defender Browser Protection a good idea? If so do I need to also use an ad blocker or tracking blocker? What does Defender do that an ad blocker or tracking blocker not do?
Thanks for your help.
 

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I am trying to upload to craigslist from another website and it says I need to turn off my pop up blockers. I have tried everything I can think of to do this and it still won't work.

This is what I have done so far.

Went into IE 8 under tools, internet options and turned off the pop up blocker.
Added both craisglist and my other website to allow for pop ups.
Removed google toobar and any other extra toolbars I had.
Ran Malwarebytes and Kaspersky to make sure all malware and viruses are removed.
I even loaded foxfire and tried that as well, and put the websites in as ok for pop ups and turned off that pop up blocker.
went to www.popuptest.com and ran the tests. It shows that of ten pop ups, two are blocked on test one, and on test two 2 of 4 are blocked.

What else can I do? This is driving me crazy!
 

A:Need Help Removing All Pop Up Blockers!

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