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#1 thrillhouse

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 02:35 AM

I sporadically receive a pop up asking for a login and password for hxxp: //dg.specificclick.com

It usually only happens when using stumbleupon.

I have no cookies that say specificclick and nothing ever shows up on mcafee or ad aware or malwarebytes, yet the interruptions persist; sometimes as much as 4 consecutively.

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 10:47 AM

I would suggest giving my browser(s) a good cleaning with ATFCleaner and then using firefox w/noscript addon to see what's going on with scripting/active x

Toolbars and ads?

Have you checked you IE addons?
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Posted 23 September 2008 - 04:37 PM

got rid of almost a gig of browser trash and things are running much better. thanks

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 07:10 PM

you are welcome, I set my browser trash to 40 megs max
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Posted 24 September 2008 - 12:03 PM

right, mine was set to 50mb but it I got rid of 717.8MB of stuff. I set it to 40mb, hopefully it doesn't happen again.

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Posted 24 September 2008 - 12:24 PM

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Posted 24 September 2008 - 12:57 PM

thank you

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Posted 24 September 2008 - 01:11 PM

You're welcome but DaChew did the hard part.
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