Please help me! I see pop-up ads on the blank space of every web page I visit. It takes me long time to load a web page. I tried many virus scans but nothing comes up. I don't know what's wrong with my computer?


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Rooster Cogburn , Rooster Cogburn, answered

On most browsers there is a spot called Tools on the top toolbar. You click on that and there will be a list. One of them is : Disable Pop-ups. You could also download AdBlockPlus. Also download Malware bytes anti-malware free and run a scan with that. I don't think it's a virus. Try these two as they are free!


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Rooster Cogburn
Rooster Cogburn commented
Something piggy backed onto something you downloaded. Common problem. stamplive will do that and take over things. Wish you would have said something about that. They usually show up in your browsers. Especially Chrome.
Darik Majoren
Darik Majoren commented
Malware bytes is excellent . . so isn't CCleaner
Rooster Cogburn
Rooster Cogburn commented
I have both plus some others and they all work great and are free !
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Zoey Lynn , Miss-know-it-all, answered

I've been there. Especially after I installed some third-party software and had them running in the system background, pop-ups ads and links everywhere. If your antivirus software can not detect any suspicious malware, you have to find it yourself. Open the Control Panel in your computer to search for those programs you have not used very often, uninstall them immediately. Then open your browser to delete those unknown extensions or add-ons which can also be the suspicious reasons that you receive nonstop pop-ups.

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Rich Quanita , As free as the wind, answered

What content are the ads about? I mean, your computer may get adware, dubious registry keys changes or virus inside. I take as an example (just want to make matters easier, if your computer is not infected with virus like this, you still can learn some knowledge about virus)

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