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  1. #1
    Forum Frontman Double Down's Avatar
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    11.17.17 @ 12:11 PM
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    Is anybody else getting this stupid redirect ad every time you come to the Links? It seems to be only here that triggers it.


    Problem with this one is that you can't just close the boxes, there are 3 of them that repeatedly open up in an endless loop. The only way out is to control/alt/delete but it then closes your browser too.


    It's been happening for about a week and I've tried to fix it using Malwarebyte which is incredible at finding and killing shit like this. But it's not working on this one.
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    Sounds like you might have a root virus on your machine...had that happen to a work machine once, went to click on a website, kept bringing me to other sites, and there was no getting past it. The typical scans didn't work, nor did the typical "fixes"...computer had to be wiped, op system reloaded.

    Good luck.

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    Future's in the past....
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    I get the different popups, but no redirects.
    11/05/78 Hollywood Sportatorium
    12/10/82 Hollywood Sportatorium
    01/20/84 Hollywood Sportatorium
    01/21/84 Hollywood Sportatorium
    02/16/08 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

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    I've got dreams in hidden places and extra smiles for when I'm blue.

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    Forum Frontman Double Down's Avatar
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    I suppose technically it is not a redirect, but its not your normal pop up either. There's no closing out of this one.

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    Future's in the past....
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    11.03.17 @ 01:35 PM
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    Nope, I can close it as well.
    11/05/78 Hollywood Sportatorium
    12/10/82 Hollywood Sportatorium
    01/20/84 Hollywood Sportatorium
    01/21/84 Hollywood Sportatorium
    02/16/08 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

    I've got dreams in hidden places and extra smiles for when I'm blue.

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    as soon as I see that tab start, I try to kill it. If I'm late, once I kill it, I get the "you sure you want to navigate from this page" and I click "OK" and it's gone for awhile - 12 hours maybe?

 

 

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