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Old 22-05-2013, 09:43
The_Smeg
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i seam too get some words showing up as a
underling like this
( to see how these apply to your posts.) once you hover your mouse over it, it shows up a pop up box saying your winner etc, am thinking the ad block is broken an not functional properly
I've tried several times to uninstall it clear cookies etc
still the same thing
any fix for this?
fire fox browser is the latest version
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Old 22-05-2013, 09:46
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I don't think adblock works on that type of advertising. ........Just don't hover your mouse over them.....
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Old 22-05-2013, 10:35
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just uninstall it again, clean cookies etc.
and reinstall it now it dose not even work
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Old 22-05-2013, 14:38
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I don't think adblock works on that type of advertising. ........Just don't hover your mouse over them.....
Adblock Plus does. I never see those ads on my Macs. I'm on my phone at the moment and I see them on it.
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Old 22-05-2013, 15:58
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Using FF and Adblock Plus here also, and also nothing underlined.
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Old 22-05-2013, 17:14
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I never see anything like that on Firefox with Adblock + it is superb
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Old 22-05-2013, 20:46
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It would help if we had a link to test it on.......I think the links that I see are too other websites appertaining to the subject in hand, as opposed to adverts...
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Old 22-05-2013, 22:44
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If you are seeing this type of advert where certain words are underlined and popup ads then you must have installed an add on or extension, probably by accident or some unscrupulous software installed an add on without your consent.

Suggest you go into add ons in firefox and check all the currently installed addons and extensions and remove the offending item.
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Old 22-05-2013, 23:25
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try installing Malwarebytes and doing a scan. Sounds like you may have some malware loaded.
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Old 22-05-2013, 23:30
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Just had a look around and I'm not getting any ads through that method after all....So I guess Adblock is working as it should.....
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Old 23-05-2013, 13:19
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I did a side by side demo for a mate yesterday of standard Internet Explorer vs Firefox with Adblock Plus + Prebake cookie filter (I have dual monitors) and the difference was startling. FF was a lot easier on the eyes and even stopped the intro adverts on YouTube videos.
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Old 23-05-2013, 16:33
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I did a side by side demo for a mate yesterday of standard Internet Explorer vs Firefox with Adblock Plus + Prebake cookie filter (I have dual monitors) and the difference was startling. FF was a lot easier on the eyes and even stopped the intro adverts on YouTube videos.
Yep, I can't browse the internet without it. Amazing extension.
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Old 23-05-2013, 16:43
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There is also "Simple Adblock" for Internet Explorer - it also works well.
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