What is the Deal ?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by cwalker2734, Jul 27, 2002.

  1. cwalker2734

    cwalker2734 Guest

    Is it me, or has every site gone pop-up freakin crazy ??

    It use to be only those cheezy porn-sites (I dont go there anymore, seriouisly), then it was every under-funded website..

    Now it seems every major portal has resorted to this ridiculously annoying pop-up frenzy !!

    My home page when I open IE is Yahoo!, simply because I have customized it to hold everything I frequently use(i.e. movies, Blockbuster new releases, TV guide, weather, current events, stock quotes, fedex tracking, et al) and its search engine.

    But as of a month ago, as soon as I open IE, 3 pop-up windows are staring at me !!!

    I downloaded some freeware called "Power Pop-Up Killer", which did absolutely nothing.

    Does anyone know what the best freeware pop-up killer is?

    I even e-mailed Yahoo! support, telling them I thought they were no better than a site with beastiality pics ! Dont know if someone ever reads those emails but I had to get 2 red cents in...

    Please dont tell me that somewhere M$ had snuck-in some trojan horse agreement inside a Windows Update that enabled me to get countless advertisements from X12 cameras, and that loathsome company Sprint PCS . ?another story all together!

    That wouldnt surprise me.

    By the way, was there any truth to the rumor M$ had sliped a trojanhorse inside Media Player 7.1 for XP agreement allowing them to search your PC for software piracy ?

    Just my opinion..what do ya'll think ?
  2. chastity

    chastity Moderator Political User

    Arizona near the Grand Canyon
    There is another thread on here somewhere that talks about pop-up killers. I've used free surfer and it does a decent job of killing opo-ups. I found the other thread and posted the link here.
    pop-up killers
  3. jrcairo

    jrcairo OSNN Addict

  4. cwalker2734

    cwalker2734 Guest

    thank you

    Ill check it out.
  5. ZAnwar

    ZAnwar Guest

    Is it true about windows media player ?
  6. cwalker2734

    cwalker2734 Guest

    I dont know for sure, I have heard about it from 2 different sources, which means nothing....
  7. pothitos

    pothitos Guest

    Wouldnt surprise me if it was true knowing microsofts record and it certainly wont help them at the moment with all their law suits!!!!
  8. Eck

    Eck .user

    United States
    If that's true, I'm screwed. yay!