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Hey guys,
When ever I open a topic up, I get another page being created by a p.o.r.n site. :shock:
Is this happening with anyone else or is it my PC that may be infected?
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Relayer

P.S. Sorry for posting this in here, but I didn't know what section to put it in. :???:
 

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Thread moved to section 'About EDABOARD'.

We all might see popup ads from Edaboard sponsors, however your non-electronics related popups are likely to be from a browser redirect or hijacker malware.
Suggestion: Scan your hard disk immediately for infection. Examine your browser's list of add-ons. Remove any that are suspect.

I use Microsoft Security Essentials to scan my computer. It's free from Microsoft's website. Few free download sites can be trusted these days. A 'free' anti-virus software might itself contain a virus.
 

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Are you typing www.edaboard.com at the address bar, or just clicking some icon at the favorite`s bar on the browser? Anyway, an urgent clean in your PC is highly recommended, including the change of the current antivirus by another one.
 

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Thanks for the replies guys...
You are all correct. I had some malware that Malwarebytes didn't pick up initially, but it managed
to pick them all up from a scan.

I use Microsoft Security Essentials to scan my computer.

Thanks for that Brad, I will definitely download it for myself.

Thanks once again guys.
Regards,
Relayer

Edit: It seems that Microsoft Security Essentials is only for older operating systems
such as Win7/Vista and Win8.
According to Micro$oft, Windows Defender does the same using Win10.
I'll have a gig at getting paid AV protection, as my Windows Defender didn't pick it up.
 
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