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I use AdShield but on this site and one other I have started getting popups...Porn ads on this site. In XP, what would I need to do to add them to a host file?
 

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I'm using This Guy's hosts file, and so far, it has blocked all popups, Gator and the like included. I had to delete a few lines to unblock a couple sites, but no biggie to do.
It will slow down your surfing just a tad, but is worth the peace of mind to me. The biggest thing for me was, IT GETS RID OF GATOR CRAP popping up when you least expect it !!
 

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I don't have any blocking entries in my HOSTS file, and I haven't seen any of these pop-ups in years. Of course, I do have a firewall installed. :)
 

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It's probably not the site itself that is slinging those nasty popups at you, rather a third party program that has tagged along on a download and you installed. They exist, and I end up spending more time getting rid of them for the JFC down here than I should have to. Check your programs folder for any unknowns, if you find any, investigate and delete. Keeps disk space open for whatever, and keeps your computer running smooth.

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another tech site I visit has/had the same problem...a lesbian ad. ...They must know tech people are lonely.:D
 
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