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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2010, 01:51:52 AM »
Don't go there? ;)
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2010, 02:12:42 AM »
Don't go there? ;)

Sometimes they follow you home, though.  Or am I thinking of the real red-light district rather than the on-line one ;D

@sandy55, Going under the assumption these pop-ups are appearing not just on an adult site, but other sites when you are using your browser, maybe try this.

1. Clean out temp files with one of these>>
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files/download/187-tfc-temp-file-cleaner-by-oldtimer/
Save work before running, requires a reboot after running.
or
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download

2. Run Malwarebytes>>http://www.malwarebytes.org/

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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2010, 02:53:34 AM »
It is not that I am shocked or bothered so much that they are porn site it just so happens that is what they are :) what bothers me is the lack of security on my pc.
You assume correctly I was trying to read this :
Effects sexual side ssri
Of fluoroscopy in a given locale Effects sexual side ssri and the dose level would be the suppress the thymus gland. 68 20 34. seems to us a spreads TO the ...
dvasemsemc.orgs.hk/EFFECTS+SEXUAL+SIDE+SSRI.html - Cached
Show more results from dvasemsemc.orgs.hk
When it came up and did so consistently. 
I cannot try what you have suggested just now as I have to leave but will get to it asap
will let you know how it works.
Thanks so much, Sandy.
It could be the porn came up because the word sex was in the link.
I had done a search on how ssri drugs effect the thymus.   
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2010, 03:21:05 AM »
I suggest:

1. Clean your temporary files.
2. Schedule a boot time scanning with avast with archive scanning turned on. If avast does not detect it, you can try DrWeb CureIT! instead.
3. Use MBAM (or SUPERantispyware or even Spyware Terminator) to scan for spywares and trojans. If any infection is detected, it is better and safer to send the infected file(s) to quarantine (Chest), rather than simply deleting them.
4. Test your machine with anti-rootkit applications. I suggest avast! antirootkit or Trend Micro RootkitBuster.
5. Make a HijackThis log to post here or this analysis site. Or even submit the RunScanner log to to on-line analysis.
6. Clean your Hosts file (replacing it) with HostsMan tool.
7. Disable System Restore and then reenable it again.
8. Immunize your system with SpywareBlaster.
9. Check if you have insecure applications with Secunia Software Inspector.
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2010, 07:08:13 AM »
So far I did the avast boot scan and found Java:Agent-AP [Trj]
It is in the chest now hoping that was the problem.

Not sure if this is normal so will run it by now often when I turn my computer on Avast has been disabled there is a yellow triangle with a ! mark in it over the Avast icon.  Do others have this was it the Trj I just found do you think?

Not sure if I need to do anything else or if the problem detected was the only issue.  Any thoughts?
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2010, 07:11:04 AM »
ps I do not know how to clean my temporary files I know self taught and too old to have learned about computers in school as they did not exist yet.
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2010, 07:14:59 AM »
clean your temp files

Temp File Cleaner by OldTimer ( will clean ALL and ONLY tempfiles )
(Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator)
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files/file/187-tfc-temp-file-cleaner-by-oldtimer/
TFC requires a reboot immediately after running. Be sure to save any unsaved work before running TFC.

I would also check for malware with this

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.46 http://filehippo.com/download_malwarebytes_anti_malware/
always run update before you scan so you have the latest database
click the remove selected button to quarantine anything found
you may post the log here


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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2010, 01:22:54 PM »
Change your IM settings so that you only get messages from known contacts.
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2010, 03:05:20 AM »
 :-\ Avast virus definition will not update now. 
So far all I have done it put the Trj in the virus chest.  Not sure if I should continue with the other suggestions or wait to fix this first any thoughts.

I am using windows xp and do not know how to set my instant messages.  Gee seems I have a lot to learn.
I am trying to be careful and not do too many things at once. :)
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2010, 05:41:49 AM »
:-\ Avast virus definition will not update now. 
So far all I have done it put the Trj in the virus chest.  Not sure if I should continue with the other suggestions or wait to fix this first any thoughts.

I am using windows xp and do not know how to set my instant messages.  Gee seems I have a lot to learn.
I am trying to be careful and not do too many things at once. :)

What's your IM client?

Here's how for msn:

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How can I keep people I don't know from sending me instant messages?

People who know your e-mail address can send you messages even if they are not on your contact list or on your Allow List. You can prevent this by adjusting your privacy settings.
To block messages from everyone who is not on your contact list or on your Allow List:

   1. In the Messenger main window, click the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Privacy tab.
   2. Under My Allow List, click All others, and then click Block.

http://messenger.msn.com/help/
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2010, 08:10:02 AM »
Hi Sandy55,

1. Please follow the suggestions given to you by Pondus to clean your system and install and run a Full MBAM (Malwarebytes) scan and post your log in this thread (copy and paste) for us to analyze it.

2. Leave any items sitting in the Avast Virus Chest there (do NOT delete them).

3. Reboot your machine to see if the yellow "!" disappears.  If not, open the Avast GUI and see if you need an update.  You might have to force a manual update: Maintenance > click on Update Engine and Virus Definitions.  But usually a reboot or boot will do the trick.  If not, let us know and you might need to Repair Avast: Go to Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Avast Antivirus > Remove.  Then choose Repair function in the pop-up window (Repair).

4. Don't worry about setting your IM client now.  Let's see if you have any more malware on your system and make sure Avast is working properly.

Let us know how this works for you.  :)
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2010, 09:20:09 PM »


4. Don't worry about setting your IM client now.  Let's see if you have any more malware on your system and make sure Avast is working properly.



Er... Hello!!

Insecure settings in your IM client can be the reason you get unwanted messages and virus links, dufus.
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2010, 09:54:17 AM »
@ Sandy55,

How are you doing with following the instructions from Posts # 10 and 11 above?  Please post your MBAB scan log (copy and paste).  Thank you.

@ FreewheelinFrank,

I do not insult others (OP's or fellow Evangenlists), so I appreciate it if you do not insult me.  We are here to help, so please treat each other with respect.  Thank you.
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Re: instant message pop up from porn site?
« Reply #14 on: September 03, 2010, 03:08:16 PM »
@ Sandy55,

How are you doing with following the instructions from Posts # 10 and 11 above?  Please post your MBAB scan log (copy and paste).  Thank you.

@ FreewheelinFrank,

I do not insult others (OP's or fellow Evangenlists), so I appreciate it if you do not insult me.  We are here to help, so please treat each other with respect.  Thank you.


If you treat other members with disrespect, by telling posters to ignore their advice, then do no expect to be treated with respect yourself.

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