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    Defect: pop up for setup exe

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    I was reading new posts in a thread and a popup kept appearing for "setup exe" (yes, no). Don't remember which page. I cancelled it three times. This was all in the space of two or three minutes, on the same page of a thread.



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    Re: Defect: pop up for setup exe

    Perhaps I have noticed similar item for Firefox. If I click on left side of screen to change my mouse click setting, up pops a CF video like how to build an angie hamburger at the bball game. This has happened on my desktop ten times over last few days.


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    Re: Defect: pop up for setup exe

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Perhaps I have noticed similar item for Firefox. If I click on left side of screen to change my mouse click setting, up pops a CF video like how to build an angie hamburger at the bball game. This has happened on my desktop ten times over last few days.
    Yeah...not sure if this was intended to be helpful, but it's an abject failure if it was.



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    Re: Defect: pop up for setup exe

    Have you run a virus and malware scanner? I have never seen a .exe pop up.

    try running malwarebytes on your machine.


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    Re: Defect: pop up for setup exe

    Haven't seen it before either. I use adblocker, and I noticed that one of the ads on the page was playing (and the audio was on) at the same time. Made me wonder if maybe one of the ads was trying to sneak something on here.

    Is malwarebytes a download/program? I'm not familiar with it.



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    Re: Defect: pop up for setup exe

    I'll report this to Sam. Thanks.



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