Lots of Pop up Ads on Safari - How to get rid of them

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by i-sidd, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    Hi guys,

    Lately I have been having a lot of Pop-up ads on Safari. Its realy annoying, I have tried using pop-up blocker and it does not help. I have reset safari and that failed too.

    Can you suggest ho wto get rid of these pop-ups.
     
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    John T

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    Have you ticked "Block pop-up windows"? I find this stops 99.9% of 'em :)
     
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    Tallest Skil

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    I just don't believe you. "Block Pop-up Windows" works for virtually everything out there.
     
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  5. macrumors newbie

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    Pop-ups how to get rid

    I have been getting pop-up including this site and it is the same ones (always). what do I need to do to clean this off my computer it is annoying - I have a macbook with the latest OS. I have tried removing cookies. there is something saved somewhere on this computer and I don't know where to look. Please any suggestions or a process to troubleshoot this annoying situation. thanks:rolleyes:
     
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    iVeBeenDrinkin'

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    philosopherdog

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    It's malware probably from a fake software crack. Make sure you got rid of it.
     
  8. macrumors member

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    Not even when on Adult websites i gets popups.. must be malware
     
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