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Do You Have Ad's Popping up In The Forum Thread's?

Started 1344262665.01 in Viewpoints | Last reply 1344528115.457 by Thingamajig

Recently I've been getting ad's popping up when my cursor passes over certain words in the threads. It can be anything. The last one was the word wrinkle, and an ad for wrinkled skin popped up. When reading the threads, certain words are in color, instead of black font. Those colored words are the ones that bring up the ad's. These ad's have nothing to do with QVC products.

Is anyone else seeing these pop up ad's in the threads?

Also, there's a drop down window that is in the upper right side of the screen. If the cursor goes over it, the window pops up with a list of QVC ad's. It says coupons, but I haven't seen any coupons yet.

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ROMARY 11344262792.3320078 PostsRegistered 4/28/2010

No. So far.

Yellow Rose

brii1344262815.01329722 PostsRegistered 7/14/2008

No, I don't have anything like that.

CaliKat1344262859.477395 PostsRegistered 7/31/2007

I just read my post, and the words "wrinkled" and "coupons" are both in blue font, and the ad's pop up when my cursor goes over them.

I just wondered if this is something that is only on my computer, or if everyone is seeing it? TIA

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CaliKat1344262952.667395 PostsRegistered 7/31/2007

ROMARY and brii,

Thank you for telling me! I must have picked up some kind of virus.

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loveschoco­late1344263011.6611962 PostsRegistered 5/11/2012Ohio......GO BUCKS!!!!

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CaliKat1344263131.997395 PostsRegistered 7/31/2007

Thank you loveschocolate!

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CaliKat1344263186.317395 PostsRegistered 7/31/2007

Do you not have the QVC drop down window either?

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Reiss19801344263330.4178218 PostsRegistered 4/15/2011Central NJ /Freehold// Long island NY

{#emotions_dlg.scared} Nope nothing like that as yet?

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brii1344263340.91329722 PostsRegistered 7/14/2008

I don't know if it's a virus. Maybe you have to adjust your pop up setting or something.

sunshine451344263791.9845593 PostsRegistered 1/13/2007east coast and west coast

google "words highlighted in color on forums"..... it sounds like you have some type of adware/malware on your computer and you should probably do a virus scan to check it out.

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kdgn1344264494.07314384 PostsRegistered 10/6/2004

There is nothing blue in your original post that I see-

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Thingamajig1344264618.861960 PostsRegistered 7/13/2006

Thank you everyone!

I ran my malware scan and now the colored font words are gone, but the drop down window that says QVC coupons is still there. I called C.S. and they said it's not from them. The other thing that is still there (I forgot to mention this one before) is a little box with QVC's logo, that pops up in the top center of QVC's page, when I first come in.

I'll have to run a more extensive scan.

Thanks to everyone's response's, I know I have something to work on.

SydneyH1344268781.54343318 PostsRegistered 2/25/2006

If you use Google Chrome browser, install the AdBlock option. I was getting them too but now they are gone.

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

-- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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hckynut1344272435.41721265 PostsRegistered 5/20/2006Nebraska

Do You Have Ad's Popping up In The Forum Thread's?

No, I have my browser set to prevent them.


SydneyH1344272615.9243318 PostsRegistered 2/25/2006

Now that I think about it, the ads only appear on my desktop and they started after someone was accessing their FaceBook page............yet another reason not to subscribe imho.

What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.

-- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

croemer1344272869.92380306 PostsRegistered 1/29/2009

Haven't had that happen.

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moonlady1344273820.45714605 PostsRegistered 8/2/2007Upstate NY

Not yet.{#emotions_dlg.confused1}

Know thyself.

Thingamajig1344528115.4571960 PostsRegistered 7/13/2006

Thank you all for responding!

SydneyH........Thank you for telling me about AdBlock, I will check into that!

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