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Suddenly I'm getting a bazillion pop-ups - many words are now hyper text to extraneous links - this never happend before - i have pop-up blocking on

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Suddenly I'm getting a bazillion pop-ups - many words are now hyper text to extraneous links - this never happend before - i have pop-up blocking on

hi

i have been using Firefox for years - suddenly - i am getting a bazillion pop ups pop up blocking is on - there are no exceptions they're everywhere and just keep coming

out of desperation i loaded chrome so far i am not having any issues with chrome

thank you for your help

-Ethan

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Re: Suddenly I'm getting a bazillion pop-ups - many words are now hyper text to extraneous links - this never happend before - i have pop-up blocking on

hello, such problems are usually caused by adware on your pc. please go to firefox > addons > extensions & remove any suspicious entries (toolbars, things that you have not installed intentionally, don't know what purpose they serve, etc). also go to the windows control panel / programs and remove all toolbars or potentially unwanted software from there and do a full scan of your system with the security software that you have in place and different other tools like the free version of malwarebytes & adwcleaner.

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