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Help White Smoke Spams My Compuiter.

by agniredux / December 4, 2009 1:10 PM PST

I keep getting popup ads in ms-word whenever I use White Smoke. They are dumping spam directly on my computer. Does anyone know how to stop it.

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Do you mean
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 4, 2009 10:09 PM PST
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Yes CNET White Smoke Grammer Checker
by agniredux / December 4, 2009 10:24 PM PST
In reply to: Do you mean

They don't merely hit my email address they hit my computer directly. I have White Smoke 2009 and I either ads for White Smoke 2010 or for their White Smoke Translator keeps popping up. I have complained and White Smoke never responses. I have seem other complaints on the net also.

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Never Mind Maybe?
by agniredux / December 4, 2009 10:28 PM PST
In reply to: Do you mean

Does WhiteSmoke offer any options to limit or prevent these popups?

I didn't notice a don't show this message again option because I would close the window right away, Maybe there its not a problem.

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White Smoke Spam Has Stopped
by agniredux / December 5, 2009 7:30 PM PST
In reply to: Never Mind Maybe?

It started suddenly but nowe it has stopped.

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(NT) That's great, and thanks for reporting back.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 5, 2009 7:32 PM PST
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