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29 Apr 2016   #1
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 
Annoying Pin it caption

I don't remember downloading any unwanted software and in fact I run Unchecky on all machines to make sure those awful bar things are not added when installing anything.

However I have now got something on the machines that provoke a "Pin it" caption at top left of any pic of I hover over or pull up to view and I am not bale to remove it - anyone got any ideas please?


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29 Apr 2016   #2
DavidE

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Hi John,

What browser(s) are you using ?
Did you check the browser addons and extensions for anything new/unknown ?
Can you post a screen print of what you see ?

Did you look in Programs and Features, sort by Installed Date, to see if some program "updated/installed" you didn't expect ?
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29 Apr 2016   #3
derekimo

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30 Apr 2016   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Thanks David and Derek yes I must have downloaded something like Pinterest I seem to remember it in an email but isn't something I would be interested so cannot remember when or why I installed it. I'll try that remove link. I thought perhaps it was something to do with Windows 10 at first but it started appearing on email pics too.

Oh and in that link there is a pic I snipped so it shows what I am getting and yes I am with Chrome.

Edit Have found the settings and disabled that Pinit thing but I cannot remember just where it came up from but at least it is gone - thanks again


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