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Annoying Solicitation (Spyware?)

I have a Dell 3000 using windows xp. When I connect to internet I get a solicitation from popcorn.net. I can only close by going to task manager and finding "notifier.exe" (application) on the list and selecting End Now. I did a file search and found it, but can't delete it because "it is being used by another program" How can I stop this beast? Thanks for any forthcoming advise.

mike.s.newbie

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spyware

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Have you tried a spyware program? Ad-aware is a good one and it's free and very easy to use.

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Why not try all of these

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Rick

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Does the second link you provided work for you?

Tom

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Yes it does TOM,

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it's to Wayne's definitions of spyware programs.

Go here

http://www.wayne2.net/

and then click on

Anti-Spyware Suite

and it should be the URL listed. Works with Mozilla Firefox.


Rick

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(NT) Thanx Rick

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Neither the 2ND in 1ST Post Nor the Wayne2.net Work....

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for me on Mozilla Sea Monkey when clicking your links here. Tried both 2 times and got "request interrupted during negotiating" message.
Strangely enough, if I copy Wayne2.net and open a second Sea Monkey
and paste it into the address bar and click "GO", I get Coryphaeus's site with no problem.
Further, if I minimize the 1st Sea Monkey browser (one with interruption message) open a 2nd SM Browser, click to your post, clicking on your links in this same post, both work just fine. Weird! Grin

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