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LG SMART TV - AD PROBLEM


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#1 AleksaB96

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 12:51 PM

Hi,

 

I recently bought an lg tv. When I go to web browser on it, 90% of ads that pop up are porn ads. How can I stop this from happening?

It would be fine if they were normal ads, but porn ads, really??! Lol (last night family friend came, we paused some online movie and an ad came out...it is a 49 inch tv, so a biiig ad).

Don't know if it helps, it is LG 49UJ670V

 

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 01:10 PM

I've been looking at LG smart TVs to eventually cut the cord...cable TV.

 

You can try removing any app you may have recently added including web browser. Especially if you

got the app from other than developer or from sources other than say Google store. Even some of those

will install adware, spyware and malware. You really can't be too cautious.

 

You can reset your TV to default settings. That means you would need to reinstall any apps such as

Google TV or Sling TV that you may have installed.

 

If you still are seeing those porn ads after resetting the TV to default it could be the router is the problem which

would require resetting it to default settings and resecuring it.

 

Reset an LG Smart TV to Factory Settings


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#3 AleksaB96

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Posted 17 April 2018 - 08:43 AM

Thanks a lot, resetting tv did the trick :D But I did not install any apps. I have my tv connected on a router the same as PC though, so maybe it drew information from PC web surfing xD Anyhow, thanks for help, problem is solved! :)


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Posted 17 April 2018 - 09:08 AM

You're welcome...

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For my own info...did you have one of the apps installed for streaming live TV? If so, which one?


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 11:20 AM

Yes, I had installed 2 streaming apps but I deleted them in the matter of minutes. One was Balkanium or smth, as for the other one I don't know, got it from lg store.



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Posted 18 April 2018 - 12:23 PM

I'm trying out Sling TV. Works good on my Amazon tablet and in Windows 7. I've got a device called Roku coming in the mail that

will allow me to use a WIFI stream from my router to my TV which is not a smart TV.

 

   

Haven't seen those two you tried out in research I've done for streaming Live TV. Sling is the least expensive for what I'm looking for.

No contract...cancel at any time...prepaid two months to get the Roku device for free. You can try Sling for one week free, too.

The free Roku device is not their best one from review I've read. So, I may be buying one better.


“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”




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