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    Default New sponsors and pop-ups?!!!

    What is this “Gamevance” crap on the site? Its turning certain key words in my posts to hyperlinks to advertisements! Is this a problem with MY computer or are these guys really a site sponsor?
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    Sounds like it is a problem on your machine. I haven't had any popups or advertisements for that company.

    Go to Lavasoft.com and download the free version of AdAware. It does a pretty good job of keeping that crap at bay. Also spybot search and destroy (download.com) is another good one.
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    Exclamation ....adware

    Quote Originally Posted by Alangaq View Post
    What is this “Gamevance” crap on the site? Its turning certain key words in my posts to hyperlinks to advertisements! Is this a problem with MY computer or are these guys really a site sponsor?
    As AKMud suggests, this is adware or some other malware. We have nothing like that on this site.

    Adware and spyware are becoming more and more a problem. Good anti-virus and anti-adware/spyware software regularly updated is very important these days.

    Even benign websites can be hijacked and can inject harmful code into a machine.

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