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Thread: Internet Explorer Spam Problem

  1. #1
    Robert00000's Avatar Interweb Fantasist BT Rep: +1
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    Dec 2003
    Has anyone heard of a company called ad pepper media?

    every time i open up IE i get some spam operated by this site. link to company -

    I dont know how i managed to install it, or which software it came with. I've scanned my system with adaware and have my firewall settings at maximum, but still get this crap each time i start IE.

    There are no active X controls or browser plugins it operates from, thats way i'm puzzled.

    Any ideas?

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  3. Software & Hardware   -   #2
    The HOSTS file is your friend.

    Just enter the url.
    I know it at least has this entry.
    I'm currently working on a more comprehensive version, but it'll block that kind of crap, and lots of it.

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  4. Software & Hardware   -   #3
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    Feb 2003
    Right here
    Maybe try Hijackthis?
    Kazaa Corruption Fixer --> Fix any corrupted CD image, archive, or video file you've downloaded with Kazaa.

  5. Software & Hardware   -   #4
    peat moss's Avatar Software Farmer BT Rep: +15BT Rep +15BT Rep +15
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    May 2003
    Delta B.C. Canada
    Its the e-mail spam thats driving me nut&#39;s . I&#39;m using Mozilla, pop ups don&#39;t seem as bad when browsing really.

    Edit My wife likes IE so we have both installed.

  6. Software & Hardware   -   #5
    Click on the word "Security" in my sig, download CWShredder, Hijack This, XCleaner, Spybot-S&D, Ad-aware, and a partridge in a pear tree.


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