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what is doubleclick??

by blackshadow05 / December 22, 2005 11:57 PM PST

As i move thru this site ,,spybot keeps telling me to block doubleclick,, is this spyware??if so why is it here? or is it something on my computer?? thanks.

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by Marianna Schmudlach / December 23, 2005 12:13 AM PST
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double click
by blackshadow05 / December 23, 2005 12:39 AM PST
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is it on this site or is it on my computer???

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Is it a cookie that is coming
by roddy32 / December 23, 2005 12:56 AM PST
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from the ads on this website. If you are using IE, you can have Spybot block it silently on the immunization page so it doesn't nag you.

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is it
by blackshadow05 / December 23, 2005 1:30 AM PST

Harmfull...I did set spybot to kill it silently... thanks.

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It's only a cookie and is
by roddy32 / December 23, 2005 1:47 AM PST
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considered spyware or adware but is not really malicious. Spybot was blocking it for you anyway but now it will block it without nagging you. Happy

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