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Yahoo ads on IE and Firefox

This totally ruins my browsing experience. What program name does Yahoo use and where can I find it so I can uninstall.
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Why not try adblock plus?

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Do you have any toolbars installed?
Dafydd.

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Re: Yahoo ads

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I have none. But I didn't install anything from Yahoo. Did you?

Kees

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yahoo is getting sneaky

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there really is not much you can do about the ads unless you are using an adblocker. However, I have noticed on some of their pages, the adblocker no longer works or works properly. I personally over the last few months have quit or not use as many of yahoo features because of their ads. I feel they are about to go the way of geocities.

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Try to use AdwCleaner

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It will scan your computer and web browser for malicious files, that may have been installed on your computer without your knowledge.

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I didn't know yahoo is in IE (I don't use IE).

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I maybe wrong but Yahoo is not an ad, it's a search engine, like Google or the new one that Edge use (I forgot the name). I think it's part of latest Firefox, that's why it's hard to separate the two and I think they did this intentionally. I believe the older version of Firefox don't have this (if you can install that). Or try to make your favorite search engine as default might help. I am pretty sure Edge would not have Yahoo.

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To add to other responses

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I know that, a while back, FF changed it's default search engine to Yahoo. I use Google as default and had to manually make the change back my choice. If you've not removed Yahoo from being the default, you might try that. On FF, you can also exclude sites from setting cookies. Unless you want Yahoo to keep track of your surfing habits, you might exclude the site in your security preferences.

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