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Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by a_ump, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. a_ump

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    So why are we now getting ads that can lead to potentially unwanted software on our computers on TPU?
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    i feel rather stupid cause i was dumb enough to click it and it did have TPU colors, didn't read it till after i had clicked it, thought it was a new msg system or something. anyone else have this?
     
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    Nope, must be on your end. :p Actually there's been ads there for quite some time. What is the problem? Do you like to click on ads?
     
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    Those have been there for as long as I've been surfing TPU.
     
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    I viewed the techpowerup home page on Firefox and Chrome, and I did not see any ads at all.
     
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    I'm not getting any ads on Chrome on my end here at work or at home.
     
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    i use adblock and noscript, and the banner protection of kaspersky i forgot there were ads on the internet at all for the longest time, lol
     
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    hey now erocker, don't get feisty :p, did read my whole post, i got confuzzled bc it had the same color scheme and thought TPU implemented a new msg notification system or something. And no lol i never click on ads, that one was just trixy
     
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    i saw that same ad and went :twitch:
     
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    I don't have ads on TPU because I use foof! for Firefox.:)
     
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