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why do adds (ie:swifty) take up the wholearea of the lsite I'm trying to view

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When I go to sites to view ie;25 breathtaking photos, half the vewing area is taken up by advertising ie:swfity,so I have to keep moving the screen to view the photo I want to see ,and Istill don't get the whole thing .

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Sounds like you picked up a dose of Malware.

Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of.

You can try these free programs to scan for malware, which work with your existing antivirus software:

Microsoft Security Essentials is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one.

Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

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