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How to stop "Werbung - Mozilla firefox" advertising in Mail.com page

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After starting Firefox 3.5.11, opening mail.com, and clicking on the username field (to enter my username), I started receiving a pop-up titled "Werbung - Mozilla Firefox." My operating system is Windows XP. The problem described below does not appear in Windows Explorer.

I believe Werbung is German for advertising, but I am not certain.

One of the ads that appears in the popup window says "congratulations! You have won and ipad..." To close the popup, you have to go to a "daily contest winner" page. Using task manager closes firefox.

Across the bottom of the screen, just above the "Start" button, I noticed "addclient.uimserve.net" I do not know if this is related.

Does anyone know how to get rid of this nuisance?

Additional System Details

Sites Affected

http:////www.mail.com/

Installed Plug-ins

  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Default Plug-in
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Shockwave Flash 10.2 r153
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_24 for Mozilla browsers
  • Google Update
  • Npdsplay dll

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.11) Gecko/20100701 Firefox/3.5.11 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729)

More Information

rwwent@mail.com 0 solutions 1 answers

has anybody found out how to get the Werbung pop ups to go away?

Helpful Reply

I eventually complained to mail.com. I was ready to move my email account. The problem cleared-up. It's a cheap shot by mail.com