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why am I getting tons of pop up/spam download this and that?

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I recently have been getting a lot of pop up windows asking me to download this and that etc. when I use firefox only. IE does not do this. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling firefox (with out deleting bookmarks, passwords etc) and still getting these. What can I do ?

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Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of.

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.

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தீர்வு தேர்ந்தெடுக்கப்பட்டது

Sometimes a problem with Firefox may be a result of malware installed on your computer, that you may not be aware of.

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!