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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kingwolf, Aug 27, 2008.

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  1. kingwolf

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    Sorry if I've posted this in the wrong place!
    For the last couple of weeks this weird 'Security Warning' little box keeps opening up when I visit some websites like Amazon and eBay etc.It just appeared for no reason!
    It says;
    the current web pae is trying to open a site in your Trusted sites list. Do you want to allow this?
    Current site http//ad.uk.doubleclick.net
    Trusted site res//ieframe.dll
    Yes No

    I click No every time but sometimes the same messagage pops up 2, 3, or 4 times before it goes away!

    What on Earth is this and how do I get rid of it once and for all?

    McAfee antivirus, Spybot,Webroot Spy Sweeper and XoftSpyware say there's nothing there and the Dr. Watson utiliy in Windows says there's no problem!

    This is driving me mad! Any help would be appreciated.

    I'm running Windows XP Home SP2 on a Dell desktop.
     
  2. speed_hog

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    http//ad.uk.doubleclick.net is an advertising company and you probably have to allow it to view the page completely unfortunately :(

    You could switch to Firefox or Opera and be done with that nonsense for good
    Firefox will let you block ads with ad block plus extension, Very handy little tool :)
     
  3. kingwolf

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    Thanks a lot for replying.
    I have no idea where it's come from at all!
    Is there no way to get rid of it then?
     
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    Download and install SpywareBlaster. It's free and will put sites like doubleclick on the reject list in Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera.

    Courtney
     
  6. speed_hog

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    Excellent idea Courtney :)
     
  7. kingwolf

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    Thanks - I'll try everything but I've already got Spywareblaster and it didn't stop it in the first place!
    Weird or what/
     
  8. speed_hog

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    Well it's complicated... and I wasn't going to try and explain it all to you,
    Because it is difficult to do :) but I'm pretty sure it has to do with Spybot and the HOSTS file and your trusted zone and your restricted zone :)
    SO... if you want to go further with this I need to see a screen shot of the actual error message You can go here and upload it;
    http://imageshack.us/
     
  9. kingwolf

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    You're right - it does sound complicated and I'm aa real 'computer dummy' as well!!!!!!
    I had a look at that imageshack site but haven't a clue what to do!!!! :confused:
    Sorry to be so stupid!
     
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