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Old 02-24-2011, 02:52 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Starting today, my Yahoo email tosses me to "...ads.blue.lithium.. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA" ad infinitum when I click any message.
JFF, I did full updated Malwarebytes and MS Security Essential scans, and nada.
And, I know that Yahoo owns Blue Lithium.

Just wondering if anyone else with a Yahoo email account has any similar issues?
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:57 PM
 
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Try adding these two sites to your restricted sites:

http://ads.bluelithium.com (broken link)
http://ad.yieldmanager.com (broken link)
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Old 02-24-2011, 11:15 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Thanks. I can do that.

It is odd that I see this on three computers, two desktops and a laptop, but not on my Android phone.
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Old 02-25-2011, 01:00 AM
 
Location: God's Gift to Mankind for flying anything
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Default Block/restrict websites

For those of you who may not know how:

For IE:

[Tools] - [Internet Options] - [Privacy] - [Sites]

Now add/insert the named websites as mentioned by *plwhit*.
and click on [Block]

For Firefox: (Firefox does not have it *built-in*)

[Tools] - [Add-ons] - [Get Add-ons] - [Browse All Add-ons]
When new window/page opens:
type in [BlockSite] --- (without brackets)
Download and install.
Then click on [Options] - [Add]

Type in the websites as mentioned above.

HTH
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Old 02-25-2011, 06:35 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Rather poor vision by Yahoo, methinks.
I have been using Yahoo mail since 1998, and never before had them redirect me away from mail messages, let alone to a page that won't open.
And, after I Restricted bluelithium, it did try to redirect me to admanager.

And, I know people who use Yahoo mail for business. Not a good plan.
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Old 02-25-2011, 12:05 PM
 
Location: God's Gift to Mankind for flying anything
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Strange stuff happening to yahoo mail.
Once and a while, I can not even open any mail,
or may be I should say that I only see a blank page,
when I try to open the message.
Only if I *reply* to that message, do I see what the message was ...

Strange ...
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