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Old 05-02-2015, 09:36 PM   #1
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About a month ago I went looking for a new game to play on the internet. Unfortunately I seemed to have downloaded a virus that is giving me lots of CrushArcade advertisements and underlining words in places I frequent that link advertisements. I tried using an ad blocker but it appears to only add to the problem. I use Norton online and RegCurePro.. what am I missing?
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Check for add-ons and extensions.

What's with the ads?!!?!?!?!?
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Old 05-03-2015, 07:21 AM   #3
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Search for arcade crush virus. From the results it looks like you have quite a bit of cleanup. If you can restore the OS to a previous date that might work better.
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I've had very good luck with MalwareBytes. It's free too!
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I would clear cookies--that may be triggering the ads.
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Hostsman to stop all ads, but need to click tray icon when you"Want" to see the ad.
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I downloaded Malwarebites but that didn't fix it.

Finally I looked at the CandyCrush website and found instructions that directed me to my Chrome Settings and Extensions. Removed CandyCrush on that site, so far so good.
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