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Why cant I stop the ads. I block images, and still they show.

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I block cookies and still they come. Why cant this brower be used to stop ads?

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

day 0ne

Installed Plug-ins

  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 8.2.5
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • GEPlugin
  • Yahoo Application State Plugin version 1.0.0.7
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • Google Update
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_18 for Mozilla browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

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cor-el
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10738 solutions 96600 answers

Do a malware check with some malware scan programs.
You need to scan with all programs because each program detects different malware.
Make sure that you update each program to get the latest version of the database before doing a scan.

See also "Spyware on Windows": http://kb.mozillazine.org/Popups_not_blocked and What to do when searches take you to the wrong search website


Your above posted system details show outdated plugin(s) with known security and stability risks that you should update.

  1. Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  2. Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_18 for Mozilla browsers

Update the Flash plugin to the latest version.

Update the Java plugin to the latest version.