View Full Version : Macrumors.com PoP-UPs
Jan 19, 2004, 09:22 PM
during the last couple days i noticed i was getting GAIN pop ups
when coming to the site.
anyone else getting this?
Jan 19, 2004, 10:19 PM
Sorry man, but I think you have downloaded some free software with ads attached to the program. I've had this problem before with Gator/Gain. Here's a great web site that can help you out with all types of pop-ups that come with free software.
What your problem might be:
What may help you in the future:
Jan 20, 2004, 01:11 AM
I assume you are on a PC, go get Ad-aware (http://www.lavasoftusa.com/) (FREE) and run it, that should sort it.
Jan 20, 2004, 05:30 PM
I'm not sure if Ad-aware will get rid of all of it, but it is a great program and free! Hope you get it sorted out.
Jan 20, 2004, 05:45 PM
I just get that 'Save' popup.
Becoming a contributer stops the popup's I believe
Jan 20, 2004, 06:00 PM
or... you could start using a different browser that natively blocks pop-ups...
i suggest mozilla or mozilla firebird (http://www.mozilla.org/)
Jan 20, 2004, 09:02 PM
Gain popups still appear regardless of browser. The Gain software sits in behind the browser, and is one of those "nasties" out there. I'm pretty sure Ad-Aware (http://www.lavasoft.de/) will get rid of it though.
Jan 20, 2004, 09:23 PM
Spybot: S&D is good too (http://www.safer-networking.org/)