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Windows 7: firefox flicker pop up massage

06 Jan 2010   #1

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firefox flicker pop up massage

hi guys

i am having a problem accessing yahoo flicker website....i was on lifehacker and they had link to flicker page and when i try to open it i get a pop up massage saysing

the page at www.flicker says: You can surf after 3PM; right now, get back to work!


and i click ok and i cant access the page, sometimes i see the page but then the massage pops ups and the page diseapes.... i thought its a pop spam so i cleaned my cach and ran spyware scan....nothing come up

its ****ing me off ....has this happen to any one? what can i do to get rid of it for good?

it doesnt happen all the time and i can access the site but it keeping happening dont know why...any help will be realy great


thanks alot in advance



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06 Jan 2010   #2

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Sounds like it might be a virus or other malware. Scan with your A/V. Photo places are notorious for problems.
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06 Jan 2010   #3

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thanks for replying rich.. i have scanned with avira anti vir and spy bot and maleware bite...all clean but still happen...

and there is nothing in google about this...it cant be happening only to me????
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06 Jan 2010   #4

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I tried researching and all I could find on the Windows 7 forum is a post by XPfanatic, with the same exact problem. LOL. Ill keep looking.
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06 Jan 2010   #5

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lol thanks rich...
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06 Jan 2010   #6

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Question: I do not use the site. Any possibility that they are busy before 3 and after a certain amount of traffic they do not want you to log on until it is slower?
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07 Jan 2010   #7

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no i dont think so, it sound more like blocker for keeping you doing ur work.. the thing is i dont think i installed anything like that
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07 Jan 2010   #8

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still no luck rich?
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07 Jan 2010   #9

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No, could not find anything. You have been a member long enough to know, everyone here would contribute any knowlege that they might possess. The fact that we have been having a two way dialog does not bode well.

I checked our tutorials and Google and came up with zip. I guess that other website did not have any better results?

Sorry
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