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A Problem With 'Universe Today' Currently:

Discussion in 'Website Problems and Bug Reports' started by Dave In Vermont, Sep 19, 2018.

A Problem With 'Universe Today' Currently:

Started by Dave In Vermont on Sep 19, 2018 at 4:11 AM

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Has anyone else encountered this problem?

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  1. Dave In Vermont

    Dave In Vermont Well-Known Member

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    Whomsoever is responsible for placing these wonderful articles? Heads' Up:

    Whenever I've gone read these here, there's an YouTube ad to subscribe.....SMACK-DAB AS AN UNMOVABLE POP-UP IN THE ARTICLE ITSELF! And poor mortal me doesn't have X-Ray vision so I might see through the YouTube ad, And the YouTube has no way to be shut-down or otherwise removed.
     
  2. Mak the Night

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    I'm not seeing these in Chrome on my ChromeBook Dave.

    Screenshot 2018-09-19 at 16.15.37.png
     
  3. Dave In Vermont

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    Good to know, Mak! This will help me track the problem. And that is the pop-up I'm getting - smack-dab in the middle of the story.

    Hmmm...
     
  4. Mak the Night

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    It's almost certainly a browser rendering/extension issue if you ask me. Open the same page in another browser.

    palebollocks.jpg

    Works for me in Palemoon on Win 7.
     
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    This is what I've come to conclude, too. I had to reinstall Firefox recently, now all sorts of niggling issues are popping-up.
     
  6. Mak the Night

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    Check your extensions. Making a clean install of Firefox isn't easy these days.
     
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    This will take some doing! I may need some advice and do over - and scrub out the place and erase the dang thang!'
     
  8. Mak the Night

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    You should be able to find its folders and delete them.
     
  9. Mak the Night

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    They're here on Win 7.

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    Thanks!

    This is Classic-Shell on Windoze 10. Who knows where it is...Or is at all. This is one creepy OS.
     
  11. Mak the Night

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    Check 'Common Files' as well, I just found an Avast! file ... I haven't had it installed as an AV for a couple of years lol.
     
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    Matter of fact - I just did that myself (I'm trying to isolate the responsible program, etc.). No Avast! I checked that (!!@$%!) a few years ago, too. It stole my wallet!

    Anti-virus??? Sweet set-up! An anti-virus program has access to your entire computer. And it steals what it wants!

    Thanks to a run down 'Memory-Lane' - shooting at the Avast! freaking Blue Parrot!
     
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    Yeah, Avast! was good once though, back in the day, before it turned to the dark side.
     
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    Well, too make for their defense, perhaps it was a 'rider' that had some 'sniffer' program or other malware program sneak in ON AVAST! and infect their customers' computers. Then call home to 'daddy' with peoples' with things like bank-files and such.

    However, that this 'malware' is riding around on a so-called 'anti-virus' program is not exactly singing praises to this anti-virus program! Might have made an excellent comedy-sketch on Monty Python though.....
     
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    overseer bollocks.jpg

    :eek:
     
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    I'm not sure what you are saying. What's Overseer??
     
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    A sneaky Avast! program.
     

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