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Old 11-08-2017, 09:04 PM
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Don't know if it's just me, but it's been happening only when I'm on here at PW. Don't think it's my computer, 'cause it happens both at home and at work, on IE or on Chrome.

Anyone else having a problem?
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Old 11-08-2017, 09:11 PM
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Default Re: Annoying 'Virus Threat' Message keeps popping up , but Only Here?

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Don't know if it's just me, but it's been happening only when I'm on here at PW. Don't think it's my computer, 'cause it happens both at home and at work, on IE or on Chrome.

Anyone else having a problem?
I use chrome and <<knock on wood>> I'm good.

try cleaning both your registry and your files.

Look at chrome 'more tools' for any weird extensions.
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I use chrome and <<knock on wood>> I'm good.

try cleaning both your registry and your files.

Look at chrome 'more tools' for any weird extensions.
But both home and work, and this site only?

Oh, that's right, you have the flying monkeys to protect you.

Virus scan hasn't picked up anything, and are-boot usually gets rid of it for a while.
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Haven't noticed anything like that GG.
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I haven't noticed anything either...

Take a screenshot if you can...

Maybe your home/work browsers have some super-duper privacy settings?...
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I haven't noticed anything either...

Take a screenshot if you can...

Maybe your home/work browsers have some super-duper privacy settings?...
I know it's one of those 'advertising' type messages that tries to play it as a 'a virus has been detected, call (a phone number) right away or all your data may be lost!"

I've dumped cookies, I've run virus scans, I've run malware. Nothing detected.

When I close the page via ctrl-alt-delete, it goes away, then comes back in a day or two.

But it ONLY happens when I'm on PW, regardless of which computer I'm on.

Tell the truth, cnredd.... that phone number is yours.

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I know it's one of those 'advertising' type messages that tries to play it as a 'a virus has been detected, call (a phone number) right away or all your data may be lost!"

I've dumped cookies, I've run virus scans, I've run malware. Nothing detected.

When I close the page via ctrl-alt-delete, it goes away, then comes back in a day or two.

But it ONLY happens when I'm on PW, regardless of which computer I'm on.

Tell the truth, cnredd.... that phone number is yours.

*shrug*
Ouch!...

Have you checked your privacy settings?...Also, google what you see...
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Nobody else is reporting the problem.
So I'm wondering if possibly something has followed you between the two computers...

If you were to log into politicalwrinkles on a third system you have never touched before, do you still have the problem?

It may be a reach, but could you check your host file to see if something inserted a redirect in there?
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Nobody else is reporting the problem.
So I'm wondering if possibly something has followed you between the two computers...

If you were to log into politicalwrinkles on a third system you have never touched before, do you still have the problem?
It may be a reach, but could you check your host file to see if something inserted a redirect in there?
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I'll have to try that. The boss may complain, but he doesn't need his computer anyway.

Thanks.
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