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    Rja

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    How to stop annoying pop ups


    About to throw windows 8.1 out of the window, annoying pop ups


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    Hello Rja, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Which pop-ups are these?

    Are these pop-ups in your web browser or Windows?

    Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing this to help.

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    Rja

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    Hiya not at home at the moment to do screenshot but I can be on line doing anything,
    And I get Ads about anything with voices as well.
    I was on the phone the other day to BT and the guy took command of my laptop
    And all the time he was trying to sort another problem these ads just kept popping up.
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    What browser are you using?
    Last edited by bassfisher6522; 14 Jan 2014 at 03:35 PM.
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    Jimbo,

    Please review forum rule #14.
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    it wont be windows 8.1 it be your browser are you using google chrome by any chance? there is a way i got shown how to stop them on google.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Jimbo,

    Please review forum rule #14.
    Will do...Sorry!

    Post has been edited....
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    You may have to do a complete virus scan.
    Boot time scan if possible.
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    David Bailey your a gold member, pro user, v.i.p member, wow how long did all that take to become all that? well done, it looks good
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    Quote Originally Posted by daviditfc View Post
    David Bailey your a gold member, pro user, v.i.p member, wow how long did all that take to become all that? well done, it looks good
    About a year.

    I got a lot of rep points from people I helped.(A big thank you to all.)

    I am not stingy with giving rep points.
    It makes people feel good to get a rep point.
    Check yours.
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