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Old 04-11-2009, 10:14 PM
 
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*cough* Firefox with AdBlock Plus *cough*


Never see a popup or crappy ad
"cough" works great!
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Old 04-12-2009, 09:12 AM
 
Location: FL/TX Coasts
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You most likely had some malware installed, this is usually installed by you. Be very careful about installing anything, one common technique for example is to lure people into installing a "codec" to view a video.

Assuming you have Adobe's Flash and MS silverlight installed you should not have to install anything to view 99.9% of the legitimate media content on the web.
what is MS silverlight?
Thanks
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Old 04-12-2009, 12:08 PM
 
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what is MS silverlight?
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Another M$ product that allows others to take control of your browser via persistent XSS vulnerability.
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Old 04-13-2009, 10:28 AM
 
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what is MS silverlight?
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That is Microsoft's answer to Adobe Flash. In other words, Microsoft making a product that doens't need to be made.

It only works on certain MS heavy web pages.
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Old 04-14-2009, 01:52 PM
 
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Another M$ product that allows others to take control of your browser via persistent XSS vulnerability.
Right on the mark. I wouldn't install it for love nor money.
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Right on the mark. I wouldn't install it for love nor money.
Download for love or money then delete it.
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