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Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Laila-s on March 23rd 2010, 2:17 pm

Hello

I just created this forum: http://border-terrier.forumotion.net

Google ads are showing, I now it cost to get rid of them. BUT often obvius virus-ads like flashing banners with "You have won" or "congratulation - 1 year free greencard" or "You are guest number - click her to collect" pop up. How can I avoid them? They also pop up when loged in.

My virus-program is McAfee and it is updated. I also have an activ firewall.

I visited my new forum on different computers, same problem.

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Laila-s on June 18th 2010, 8:59 am

Still same problem. I have now deleted this forum.

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Darren1 on June 18th 2010, 9:41 am

Hello,

Can you clarify a bit more on the specific scenario;
is the add the virus or does the add direct to a virus?

Also, seeing as you have deleted your forum, I assume that there is no need for assistance, would that be right?
That surely can be worded better?

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Laila-s on June 18th 2010, 12:58 pm

The add direct to a virus. No one would like to visit af forum with virus ads like "Congratulation You are number 9999999 visitor click and collect" or "You have won" or "you have been chosen" "You have 1 message - open it now". Click these ads and you get a virus. They look and leave.

Same problem with this forum: http://bornholmeren.forumotion.com

I am just about to give up on this one to. Can you help with this, or?

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Darren1 on June 19th 2010, 5:11 am

When I visit your site as a guest, I do not see any adds, could you please take a screenshot of the issue?

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Screenshot of issue

Post by Laila-s on June 20th 2010, 12:57 pm

Hello

Screenshot on this link: http://www.bornholmeren.net/Kladdesider/ny_side_1.htm

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by APE on June 20th 2010, 2:34 pm

you can change the add's to text only and you can remove them so only your guests will see them

Admin panel
General >> Forum Configuration,

Allow image and video formats for ads : : Set to NO

Activate ads : Guest Save

Hope it's helped

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Post by Laila-s on June 20th 2010, 6:58 pm

Hey Ape

It does not help. Still the same.

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by APE on June 20th 2010, 7:14 pm

@Laila-s wrote:Hey Ape

It does not help. Still the same.

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Hmm that is not right that should remove all the adds to members and leave it open to guest only and the adds should only be word's bot video banners maybe you could ask a mod to take a look at your forum for you .

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Would like to ask a mod to take a look at my forum

Post by Laila-s on June 20th 2010, 7:43 pm

How do I ask at mod?

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by MrMario on June 20th 2010, 8:23 pm

Would be best to buy credits and remove the ad's.

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Free forum - with virus ads. Pay - no virus ads?

Post by Laila-s on June 21st 2010, 8:33 am

hmm. Free forum - with virus ads

Pay - no virus ads.

Nothing in between??

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Darren1 on June 21st 2010, 9:09 am

RE, sorry about this delay.

IF you don't mind, could we have a screenshot of the virus warning please?

I'm asking this because I've disabled my ad block program on firefox, and followed several of these links, and I cannot seem to get a virus report with Avast! Free

It is rare that McAfee (your antivirus) does report a false positive.

Have you also recently added any new codes, or widgets?
If so, do you mind removing them?

These adds are produced by Google, not Forumotion

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Screenshot

Post by Laila-s on June 21st 2010, 10:02 am

Hi

I don`t know how to post a screenshot here.

You can see some of them on this link: http://www.bornholmeren.net/Kladdesider/ny_side_1.htm

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No ads - Works on one forum - not the other

Post by Laila-s on June 21st 2010, 10:54 am

I have removed resently added new codes. I have changed to No ads and Guests.

It works on http://border-terrier.forumotion.net. Only text ads now.

but not on:

http://bornholmeren.forumotion.com. Still ads with link to virus.

The easy way would be to delete the new forum and keep the one I had marked for deletion. But I would prefere to solv the problem.

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Darren1 on June 21st 2010, 1:01 pm

Good to hear we have some positive progress.

for your forum http://bornholmeren.forumotion.com have you set the adds to text only?

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it only works on one of the forums

Post by Laila-s on June 21st 2010, 1:16 pm

Yes I have. I followed Ape`s instructions.

Allow image and video formats to ads: NO
Activate Ads: GUESTS

As I wrote, it only works on one of the forums.

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Darren1 on June 25th 2010, 6:54 am

RE;

Is this still occurring or has it disappeared?

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Still a problem

Post by Laila-s on June 25th 2010, 11:04 am

Yes, no change.

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Darren1 on June 26th 2010, 4:38 am

I suppose for the nature of this we'd have to call Typlo, our lesion to the company in.

That is, unless you feel restarting would be eaiser for you?

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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Laila-s on June 28th 2010, 8:56 am

I don`t know who Typlo is. Just thougt writing here ("Free forum support") would help me solve the problem?

Something must be wrong with http://bornholmeren.forumotion.com, as it will not show text ads only.


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Re: Google popups - ads - also with virus-popups

Post by Darren1 on June 28th 2010, 9:50 am

RE;

I'll pop a PM to Typlo, our lesion to the company now.

Usually we can assist, just sometimes there is a problem which we have to ask for "higher up" to intervene Wink

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