Internet Service Providers forum

General discussion

Is this a pop up

by Steves1030 / November 5, 2006 1:14 AM PST

Although I have MSN set as my homepage, when I click on internet explorer I get this crazy ad iesecurity, its not a virus or spyware,its just annoying since i have to type in the address for MSN to go there I am thinking maybe its one of those pop up ads, anyway I don't know how to get rid of it, any help would be appreciated.

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Is this a pop up
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Is this a pop up
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Link to another thread...
by John.Wilkinson / November 5, 2006 1:58 AM PST
In reply to: Is this a pop up

Another member seems to be encountering the same problem as you are, so I would suggest clicking here and see if those suggestions work for you.

Good luck.
John

Collapse -
Got rid of it
by Steves1030 / November 6, 2006 4:27 AM PST

I downloaded the spyware program suggeted in the other thread and it apparently got rid of it since it no longer comes up

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
icon
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
icon
Security 30,333 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
icon
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
icon
Phones 15,713 discussions
icon
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

CNET Forums

Looking for tech help?

Whether you’re looking for dependable tech advice or offering helpful tricks, join the conversation in our forums.