Computer garbage

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Lunachick, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Hi, I don't know if it's me or not, but this site is the only site I visit on this computer on a daily basis. Lately when I log out I end up with garbage from Advanced Cleaner Ads with naughty pictures on it saying they found this stuff on my computer. :mad: I'm also getting others. Is it from here? My DH has me cleaning this stuff up weekly now. Any ideas? I'm running my anti spy program weekly to help.

    I'm not tech savvy, maybe someone can let me know what's up. Thank you.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sorry, Luna, I'm clueless. I never get anything like that.
     
  3. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    speckledhen - I think I have a leak or something. But it's only when I'm here. Maybe it's my computer. I'll try something else. If anyone comes up with the same stuff, let me know!
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I bet a worm got in and is allowing them to infiltrate regardless if you are on a webpage or not. Once I accidentally clicked on a dancing egg when intending to save it and it wiped the computer...
     
  5. carugoman

    carugoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    time to get new software! Two excellent anti-everything software that does automatic daily updates and is and always will be totally FREEWARE www.adaware.com and www.avast.com MicroSoft's website recommends both of these programs as "tops" for 3rd party plug-ins. All y'all take care!
     
  6. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Also time to get Firefox! Nevermind Internet Exploder, it's way too insecure.
     
  7. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    My DH has used adaware for spam and thought it worked very well. It didn't mess up the computer causing things to run slower and did a good job with the spam.
     
  8. FutureChickenMan

    FutureChickenMan Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    We use Avg Free and it works great!!
     
  10. quadcam79

    quadcam79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:HA! Chicken Forum....worm...sorry I hadda laugh

    Luna , stop surfin the pr0n sites, lol...kidding...you probably have some spyware or malware.
    I second the recommendations for Spybot S&D , AVG free and Firefox

    I would say use a program called HiJack this but...unless you're really tech savvy I wouldnt mess with it, it wont clean the problems but it will sort through files and registries and give a very detailed list of whats there that shouldnt be
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2007

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