Top Tip: W2K weird popups and blocks!

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2004-02-17 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I just reinstalled W2K and it all seems to be working just dandy, but I get about 100 of these pop ups per day saying 'WARNING: This message confirms your computer is vulnerable to attacks' and 'see www.MessageHackShield.com to fix this' or some site like

Tips used for Top Tips come from the ExtremeTech forum and are written by our community. Question from design721
"I just reinstalled W2K and it all seems to be working just dandy, but I get about 100 of these pop ups per day saying WARNING: This message confirms your computer is vulnerable to attacks and see www.MessageHackShield.com to fix this or some site like that (there are several different ones as well as several different sized popups). I have an updated version of Norton AntiVirus and have run Spy Bot. I will be installing Zone Alarm later today. Its weird, as I have not installed any suspect software since the reinstall (just my Epson printer).
Next, several popups are blocked. Some are, some are not. It just BINGS and I see at the bottom of the browser that Popup was blocked. I have NEVER set anything to block popups and dont want to.
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