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Endless adware

  1. #1

    Posts : 30
    windows 8

    Endless adware

    No matter what I get an endlness stream of adware and popups. I have Iolo and others. Yet computer, videos, adobe flash, and browsers get clogged up. What can I do?

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  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    Follow the instructions over at in their Malware forum, titled "Read me first".
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  3. #3

    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,176
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Get Malwarebytes Anti Malware to clean-up.

    Also get Malwarebytes Anti Exploit to prevent future attacks.

    Edit: When you have downloaded and installed MBAM let it update(you can try running it then too), then boot to safe mode and run it.
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  4. #4

    Quote Originally Posted by teak View Post
    No matter what I get an endlness stream of adware and popups. I have Iolo and others. Yet computer, videos, adobe flash, and browsers get clogged up. What can I do?
    Try scanning your computer using security software such as Avast, AVG, Malwarebytes or Trend Micro.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 30
    windows 8

    Malware problem solved

    Here is what I did. I downloaded WOT Web Of Truth. Then Popper App to prevent popup ads. Then went to regedit and deleted them. You can go to program #HOSTS and do away with stuff like TROVI Search. Youtube has videos.

    This has been great.

    Your Friend

    By the way the computer downloads and runs faster now. There is also the web blocker for URLs
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