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Larry TX    Posted 10-19-2018 at 08:26:27 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • POP UP ADS
  • QUESTION: Is it just my computer, or are any of you fellows getting these pop-up ads, complete with voices, on your screens while on the NTC site? This has just started happening in the last two days. A 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 ad will appear in the lower right of the screen, and then when I click to one of the other topic lines in the heading, a full page ad will appear blocking the entire topic. Just wonder what's this all about. Guess if none of the others are getting these, I need to have my geek tech out to check this PC.

    Thanks,
    LS

    Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 10-21-2018 at 07:21:44 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Re: POP UP ADS
  • I use the AdBlock extension with Chrome to stop that stuff.

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 10-19-2018 at 16:16:55 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Go to INTERNET OPTIONS -my IE browser uses a gear-like icon for Internet Tools in the upper RH top menu bar. Open it, go to the PRIVACY settings, and scroll down. There should be a box for Pop-Up Blockers. Is it checked? If not check it off and apply the change.


    Tim D.

    Larry TX    Posted 10-20-2018 at 15:31:44 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Thanks much brother, I'll try that as well. Right now as I type this message, there is an ad appearing in the lower right square of this screen and it is blaring with a message, which of course I can block the voice part by by clicking off the sound altogether.

    Dean    Posted 10-19-2018 at 18:38:01 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Checked on my computer but still get audio for short periods on some sites, e.g., Fox News, but not on NTC.

    It's a never ending battle between the add developers and the browser developers.

    Dean

    J52J    Posted 10-19-2018 at 13:39:03 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I'm glad to say I don't get any either, because with all the political ads on TV that's quite enough.

    J52J/Jess

    Farmer Dan    Posted 10-19-2018 at 12:43:37 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • I have "Ad Remover" installed. I don't get pop ups no matter where I go.

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 10-19-2018 at 08:59:13 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • Not me. You need to adjust your settings on your browser.

    TPD

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