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Something wrong with my computer?

Posted by DMG-194481 - Created: 13 years ago
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Posted by DMG-194481 - 13 years ago

Most of the time it is part  of a word. Even on this forum. Noticed the same with the word "date", "line", "meet",ext. Will have to stop going on any forums if I want o avoid it untill problem sorted. Thx for the links JD & LimL.

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Posted by No.6 - 13 years ago

The other remedy is to stop surfing forums which happen to mention sex.  This also has the advantage of preventing eventual blindness... J

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Posted by legend_in_my_lunchtime-182603 - 13 years ago

Nasty spyware.  Google "spyware" to find some resources on how to deal with this.  Some solutions are free but the more comprehensive ones have to be paid for. 

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Posted by JohnD-185075 - 13 years ago

Hi,A friend of mine had exactly the same problem recently, and it turned out to be something called "Begin2Search". You should download and install both [url="http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/"]Ad-Aware[/url] and [url="http://security.kolla.de/"]Spybot[/url] - that should get rid of it (and similar nasties).Both of these are free - do not pay any money for other spyware removal software.Also, you should think about switching to another browser (e.g. [url="http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/"]Firefox[/url], which gets 5 stars and a user rating of 96% on download.com).