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How do I get rid of flowplayer popup

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How do I get rid of flowplayer popup

A flowplayer is always coming up on the bottom right of my screen..Hate it. I have do not allow popups checked. Thank and bless you for your help.

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Re: How do I get rid of flowplayer popup

In order to be able to find the correct solution to your problem, we require some more non-personal information from you. Please do the following:

  • Click the Firefox button at the top left, then click the Help menu and select Troubleshooting Information from the submenu. If you don't have a Firefox button, click the Help menu at the top and select Troubleshooting Information from the menu.

Now, a new tab containing your troubleshooting information should open.

  • At the top of the page, you should see a button that says "Copy text to clipboard". Click it.
  • Now, go back to your forum post and click inside the reply box. Press Ctrl+V to paste all the information you copied into the forum post.

If you need further information about the Troubleshooting information page, please read the article Use the Troubleshooting Information page to help fix Firefox issues.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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Re: How do I get rid of flowplayer popup

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Senior Contributor

Re: How do I get rid of flowplayer popup

Maybe you have this malware(GreatArcadeHits ads) on your pc beacuse there is an exstension in your firefox named GreatArcadeHits.

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.

Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us!

New Contributor

Re: How do I get rid of flowplayer popup

Ran malware scanner with nothing coming up. The "Flowplayer is a pop up and says "Flowplayer" in bold print. These are video ads and very annoying. And I still get pop up adds even though I have "do not allow pop up window" checked. Thanks Nellus91 for your help. Dave

Senior Contributor

Re: How do I get rid of flowplayer popup

For popup ads i would recommend to you ABP addon

Site Moderator

Re: How do I get rid of flowplayer popup

You can also try a scan with this program:

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance).

  • Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window.