WTF Is This?

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  1. Wiseblood

    Wiseblood Well-Known Member

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    So when I'm on this forum now all of a sudden I get random words in various posts that show up as underlined, like a hot link. Then when I scroll over the word this stupid popup comes up, anyone know what's up? Is that on my side or do you guys see that too?

    This is what I mean, see the word money is underlined as a hotlink:

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  2. Wiseblood

    Wiseblood Well-Known Member

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    It fuckin underlined in my post too (not just in the picture of Dirtysteve's reply from another thread), you guys see the underline too?
     
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    Söulcaster Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Nah man I dont get that at all, what is "text enhance"? sounds like you've picked up a script.

    Might be an idea to clear all your cookies =)
     
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    Wiseblood Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Soulcaster, maybe you're right, lemme give that a try
     
  5. Wiseblood

    Wiseblood Well-Known Member

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    Didn't work :(
     
  6. Blokkadeleider

    Blokkadeleider Well-Known Member

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    Yep, and check for little programs you just installed with toolbars and browser "add-on" enabled by default.


    Gr,

    Gerrit.
     
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    brp Well-Known Member

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    Firefox "noscript" add-on FTW.
     
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    Wiseblood Well-Known Member

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  9. Wiseblood

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    I was using Chrome for my OP above, but I had been having troubles with Firefox and recently switched to Chrome, ran the ad on you mention and now my Firefox is back to normal. Looks like this stupid enhanced text was the issue the whole time, now both browsers are good:)

    Thanks man!
     
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    Glad to here it and you're welcome :)

    Anything to help rid the world of spyware/malware. It makes me rage.
     
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    That's weird, no I don't get that.
     
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    I had this on my desktop PC, it was some browser add on called VidX or something.
     
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    Far Rider Hendrixian VIP Member

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    It's really Steve's side business :naughty:
     
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    DirtySteve Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Ha! I wouldn't know how to do that if I had to! :lol: ...besides, he said "various posts"...
     
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    I don't see it either.
     
  16. Wiseblood

    Wiseblood Well-Known Member

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    Yeah was just my end I guys, problem is solved. I also hate this sort of stuff...When I see ads like that I look at the company names for the sole purpose of remember never to buy anything from them or deal with them for anything ever.
     
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    crossroadsnyc Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    I do the same thing w/ads that show up at the start of videos.
     
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    Bloody difficult if it nearly always start with the national hymn courtesy of Grolsch...


    Gr,

    Gerrit.
     
  19. Mitchell J Doran

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    noticed this recently too. thanks for a fix.
     
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    Thanks man. I'll have to try it. I've never seen it here and I use chrome, but other sites all the time. I thought it was just their sites. It's bs either way.
     

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