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website wants to open on my computer, what do I do?

Post in 'DIY and General non-hearth advice' started by Dune, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. Dune

    Dune Minister of Fire

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    Skype names wants to open on my computer. I did not invite it and I can't get rid of it. It has popped up five times while I type this, and has frozen my e-mail. How do they have a right to do this? How do I get rid of it?

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    mayhem Minister of Fire

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    When you get the popup, press ALT-F4 to close the window safely.

    Then make sure your Av and anti-spyware apps are up to date and run a full scan. If you don't have anything, Microsoft Security Essentials and AVG free are excellent apps to do both.
  4. Dune

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    Thanks, one of my kids fixed it when I wasn't looking.

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