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Server huluqa.com / a spyware?

when I browse on a certain website, Huffington post, a security window pops up requesting my username and password. it says the server www.hulu.qa.com is requesting my username and password. When I cancel it, the website let me read with out any further problem. But that window pops up with every new page in that website. please help me to get rid of it.
Is it a spyware or something of that sort?

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Clarification Request
Link, comment.

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huluqa

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Thanks Profitt.
I also saw those postings at Kaspersky forum. they didn't have any definite answer either.
I am running IE most recent one, and windows 8.1
As I am a computer illiterate (quasi) I din't quite get your reference to add on. Anyway I clicked on manage Add-on button and the only enabled third party application is Shockwave flash object. I am not running any other operating systems, just IE.
Somewhere I also read posted by Mckaffe that it is not a virus!
well, then why is it on my computer?
Thanks for any suggestions.

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Then try FireFox next.

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And ask your support folk to spend some time with you about browser add-ons. It's not something I expect folk to learn about that quickly and if you are not a computer guru, well it's a sure thing you have a buddy or support that you need to lean on.
Bob

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Had the same problem. Now solved.

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After reading comments, I disabled my youtube downloader addon and immediately the problem was gone.

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Not issue

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I have the same huluqa pop up - but DO NOT have YouTube downloader - has to be something else

This is appearing only on my Windows 8.1 machine WIN 7 does not do this

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huluqa/spyware?

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I agree. I use windows 8.1. hope it won't do any damage.
now I remember that it began to appear after I tried to do some driver upgrade for online games. I did not complete it as it began to request more information, appeared suspicious. I uninstalled those updated already.
tkx

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huluqa

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I don't have a you tube downloader either. so I still wonder what is causing it on my computer.
thanks.

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problem solved

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huluqa popup is gone after about two weeks of its first appearance.
thanks everybody for the suggestions.
jkottack

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