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How to get rid of unwanted advertisement at top of home page

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There is about a dozen lines about erectile dysfunction at the top of the home page for fourpawsflying.com, how can I get rid of it? This only shows up through Firefox.

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the-edmeister
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Shows up in Opera, too, but not inIE8.

cor-el
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There are other things that need your attention.

Your plugin list shows an old Shockwave Flash 10.0 r32 plugin version that you should remove and update.


Looks that the page has been hacked and that some code has been entered in an conditional block meant for IE and that is done in a way that modern browsers do not allow (they shift that content to the body tag and display it).

You can see this in the page source and if you inspect that code block in the inspector via the right-click context menu.

bukti 0 solutions 3 answers

Hi ,I am getting an advertising ,flashing window at the bottom of the FF page.No idea how it got there or how to get rid of it other than to close FF and re-start it.Then it is not there for a while but then it somehow appears again later?It advertises making money through Google working from home on PC etc ? hope someone can help with this please?Thank you

the-edmeister
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Sounds like Malware on your PC.

Install, update, and run these programs in this order. They are listed in order of efficacy.
(Not all programs detect the same Malware, so you may need to run them all to solve your problem.)
These programs are all free for personal use, but some have limited functionality in the "free mode" - but those are features you really don't need to find and remove the problem that you have.
Note: If your Malware infection is bad enough and you are mis-directed to URL's other than what is posted, you may have to use a different PC to download these programs and use a USB stick to transfer them to the afflicted PC.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware - http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php
SuperAntispyware - http://www.superantispyware.com/
AdAware - http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
Spybot Search & Destroy - http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html
Windows Defender: Home Page - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/wi.../windows-defender
Also, if you have a search engine re-direct problem, see this:
http://deletemalware.blogspot.com/2010/02/remove-google-redirect-virus.html

If these don't find it or can't clear it, post in one of these forums for specialized malware removal help:
http://www.spywarewarrior.com/index.php
http://forum.aumha.org/
http://www.spywareinfoforum.com/
http://bleepingcomputer.com

bukti 0 solutions 3 answers

Thanks for that super quick reply.I have malwarebytes and am running it now.I had "Superantispyware" but that was a nightmare with freezing up my PC occurred when I tried to use it?? Not sure if it will fix it as this window does not always pop up?I have pop ups blocked on FF but that does not obviously work ?cheers ,Frank (bukti)

cor-el
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Try to boot the computer in Windows Safe mode with network support (press F8 on the boot screen) as a test to see if that helps to run the malware scanners.

Create a new profile as a test to check if your current profile is causing the problems.

See "Creating a profile":

If the new profile works then you can transfer some files from an existing profile to the new profile, but be careful not to copy corrupted files.