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Random Ad A week ago there has been a random Ad appearing on my computer. It looks like it has a video which disappears and the screen reads "you can skip this advert in 15 seconds" and then starts to count down. This happens a few times a day on any site this screen will appear. My adblock is on but I really have no idea what's happening. Can anyone help?

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  • harashkupo
    harashkupo Apr 16, 2014

    I don't know how to edit my post so I'll add it here, the randomly appearing Ad has increased from 15 to 30 seconds.

  • harashkupo
    harashkupo Apr 22, 2014

    ANYONE THAT HAS EXPERIENCED THE SAME PROBLEM I'VE JUST BEEN TOLD THE SOLUTION. I HAD SOMEHOW DOWNLOADED AN EXTENSION THAT CAUSED THIS AND SEVERAL OTHER PROBLEMS. JUST GO THROUGH THEM AND TURN OF A COUPLE AT A TIME UNTIL THE PROBLEM STOPS AND THEN DELETE. HOPE THAT HELPS.

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Try running anti malware software. Iobit has one that works and is free.

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YESS I HAVE:
Possibilities read on this pics:

http://www.imagehost.ro/pict/07033320473115e0c6226.JPG

or :

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