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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2006, 11:35 AM Thread Starter
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these stupid adverts

Does anyone else get these annoying ContentLink adverts in their web pages where it underlines random words from the page in green and a box pops up when you go over it?

For example, just now I had one in General Messages, where Messages was underlined and gave a pop-up about some SMS messaging company!

It's taking over the web - and I'm sure it's not anything to do with my computer.

Also wtaworld is always getting data from kona5.kontera.com, I'm guessing it's their new advert server. Well it's much more slow and annoying than the last one, that's for sure. It seems the two phenomena are related.

The next think I know it's going to start highlighting my own username and telling me where I can buy control-related products and where I should go to get freaky.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2006, 12:10 PM
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If you have firefox you can download an add-on named adblock.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2006, 12:13 PM
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Does anyone else get these annoying ContentLink adverts in their web pages where it underlines random words from the page in green and a box pops up when you go over it?

For example, just now I had one in General Messages, where Messages was underlined and gave a pop-up about some SMS messaging company!

It's taking over the web - and I'm sure it's not anything to do with my computer.

Also wtaworld is always getting data from kona5.kontera.com, I'm guessing it's their new advert server. Well it's much more slow and annoying than the last one, that's for sure. It seems the two phenomena are related.

The next think I know it's going to start highlighting my own username and telling me where I can buy control-related products and where I should go to get freaky.

i've had the same problem since i came back from holiday!
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2006, 12:20 PM
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everybody has it i think its so anoying!!

Sam Stosur - Casey Dellacqua
Marion Bartoli - Serena Williams
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