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"Congratulations You've won <<insert random gift>>!" When logging on

Discussion in 'Site Suggestions' started by Jay W., May 26, 2010.

  1. May 26, 2010 at 10:06 PM
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    Jay W.

    Jay W. [OP] Whaaat?

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    I don't know where else to put this..

    But the past two days when I'm logging on, I'm getting a pop up that states I've won something. Tonight it was a $1000 Wal Mart Gift card, then it takes me to another page to "Claim my prize".

    ..Is this legit? Its never happened to me before visiting Tacoma World.. and IMO, its a little annoying.
     
  2. May 26, 2010 at 10:09 PM
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    RPain

    RPain Well-Known Member

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    It's not tacoma world, might be a virus on your computer. Make sure your pop up blocker and anti-virus software are up to date. wouldn't hurt to run a full system scan before you go to bed either.
     
  3. May 26, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    CopDoctor

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    yea, you got some adware. i've used ad-aware for bout 13yrs now, favorite program ever and it's free!

    http://www.lavasoft.com/
     
  4. May 26, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    Jay W.

    Jay W. [OP] Whaaat?

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    well its only doing it when i sign onto TW.. I didn't think virus, but I'll run a scan to be sure.
     
  5. May 26, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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    The_Dude

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  6. May 26, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    Peter B.

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    Unfortunately, it is Tacoma World. With my first login it was there as the top message. I clicked on it and it took me to a message that went nowhere.
     
  7. May 26, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    tbturner47

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    :DIf you dont want the gift card ill take it lol
     
  8. May 26, 2010 at 10:15 PM
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    RPain

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    You should run a virus scan too. and turn your pop up blocker on
     
  9. May 26, 2010 at 10:23 PM
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    brutalguyracing

    brutalguyracing BIG DADDY

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  10. May 26, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    Jay W.

    Jay W. [OP] Whaaat?

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    Sure, you can have the vir- I mean "Gift Card" :p

    AVG just caught it on its scheduled scan, I'm gonna run a more thorough scan tomorrow while I'm out of the house.. and I'm currently downloading Spybot Search and Destroy too.

    Sorry to bother and I appreciate the help!
     
  11. May 26, 2010 at 11:55 PM
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    tcBob

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    like the other guys said, you got a virus. ad-aware from lavasoft is an excellent recommendation

    glad you caught it Jay
     
  12. May 27, 2010 at 12:03 AM
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    Haha
     
  13. May 27, 2010 at 12:06 AM
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  14. May 27, 2010 at 1:04 AM
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    Clear your browser cache,history & cookies. Close your browser & reopen.
     
  15. May 27, 2010 at 1:06 AM
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