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new browser windows opening?

08-24-2009, 05:07 AM
#1
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK
Posts: 388
new browser windows opening?

Hi guy, forgive me if i've missed a post somewhere, but....

in recent times i've had firefox open up fresh browser windows containing a whole load of pop up crap just when i browse my way through T.A.

why is this? have TA taken on advertising or something?
08-24-2009, 05:21 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
I never experienced even a single pop up while using safari. I seriously doubt TA will intentionally do this. I`ll give it a try on firefox to see if there are any popups for me....
08-24-2009, 05:26 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Nope. No popups for me firefox either. Browsed the homepage, clicked a few articles, browsed the forums, nothing.

So may be you got some virus or something which is causing these pop ups. Or may be TA didnt find me popup ad worthy, and didnt send me any ads.
08-24-2009, 06:22 AM
#4
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 395
Yeah, I've had a similiar virus before. Is it only TouchArcade? If not, then are they the same ads?
08-24-2009, 07:30 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK
Posts: 388
it's happening across the board now, not just TA where it started.

pop ups for various video games and dating agencies. i'm just updating and running my usual safety precautions as we speak
08-24-2009, 08:41 AM
#6
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK
Posts: 388
sorted

thank you.