henever I am in Mozilla I get a pop up saying my PC has 7 window errors and can run faster. I cannot see how to get rid of this.
I tried to download Tetris yesterday onto my laptop - not quite what you would call an ambitious gamer!
As it was doing so I noticed that the software was trying to alter some settings in the registry.
Now whenever I am in Mozilla I get a pop up saying my PC has 7 window errors and can run faster. I cannot see how to get rid of this.
When I copy the link location it says:
and here is the image
Additional System Details
- Google Update
- Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
- Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.13.2 for Mozilla browsers
- NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
- Google Talk Plugin Video Accelerator version:0.1.44.23
- Version 126.96.36.19992
- Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.5
- ActiveTouch General Plugin Container Version 105
- Fuze Meeting NPAPI Plugin
- iTunes Detector Plug-in
- Picasa plugin
- BlackBerry WebSL Browser Plug-In
- Office Live Update v1.5
- Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
- My Web Search Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows
- Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
- Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0
Such a pop-up is likely caused by malware installed on your computer.
Do a malware check with some malware scanning programs on the Windows computer.
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 their databases before doing a scan.
- Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:
- Microsoft Safety Scanner:
- Windows Defender: Home Page:
- Spybot Search & Destroy:
- Kasperky Free Security Scan:
You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller.
- "Spyware on Windows": http://kb.mozillazine.org/Popups_not_blocked