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Discussion in 'Home Cinema, Hi-Fi and Gadgets' started by Rev-head, May 8, 2006.

  1. Rev-head
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    Have got this pop up coming on screen that by-passes the firewall and cant seem to source were it is hidding in my files

    Any ideas /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
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    What sort of pop is it?

    Check your msconfig startup and make sure thers nothing starting in the registry from startup.
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    msconfig startup how do i check this?

    Just little pop up in the corner of the screen every now and again think it must of got there when i tried to download fish tank screen saver i think
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    I cant get mine to even stir at this time of night after several pints of beers let alone pop up
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    Can you not sleep man ........3.44am posting /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
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    Maybe you should try and install the yahoo toolbar which aint too bad this has a pop up blocker and a antispyware scanner. Just go and install and update then run the program ...couldnt be easier.
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    msconfig startup how do i check this?

    Just little pop up in the corner of the screen every now and again think it must of got there when i tried to download fish tank screen saver i think

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    using XP, goto >START>RUN> type in "msconfig" without "" (lol) and goto startup tab, this shows what programs are running in the background, by unchecking the boxes will disable programs on windows bootup
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    Use firefox thats really good at getting rid of popups
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    or buy a Mac
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