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Snipsmart Popup Ads

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Suddenly every post and page is covered with words highlighted in red which turn to pop-up ads if the cursor moves over them. This is even on the "official" stuff like, Board, Post, Selected and Talk appearing in the usual CH background stuff.

I have ad block but this is just getting ridiculous.

Anyone else experiencing this? Ideas on how to remedy? Keep in mind I am not terribly tech savvy.

Thanks.

  1. 1. Are you using a PC?
    2. Are you using IE?
    3. What is the company that seems to be putting the popups on there?

    If it's a PC and IE, I can probably help.

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    1. re: NonnieMuss

      I use a laptop with windows. Not sure what an IE is...

      The company is Snipsmart. I found a mystery program from them and uninstalled it. No idea how it got there but it seems to have solved the problem.

      Thank you for your offer though!

      1. re: meatn3

        IE is internet explorer. Run a good virus scan program ASAP. Glad you fixed it.

    2. Glad you figured this out. We definitely do not have any association with Snipsmart.

      I'm going to lock this thread, but keep it up in case anyone else runs into this in the future.