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05 May 2012 @ 09:47 pm
In Text Advertising??  
What is up with this in-text advertising co-opting various words in my post? I thought one of the benefits of owning a permanent account was being free of advertising?? Am I the only one whose had this happen in their journal?
Current Mood: angryangry
Ron Newmanron_newman on May 6th, 2012 01:12 am (UTC)
I see no advertising links in the post that you linked to here.
Non-Recovering WoW Addictheinous_bitca on May 6th, 2012 01:14 am (UTC)
(no subject) - dragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:18 pm (UTC) (Expand)
(no subject) - kehleyr on November 15th, 2012 10:23 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Tove :)twissie on May 6th, 2012 01:14 am (UTC)
I don't see any advert in your post...?

I Am Canadian: bluesabath/darkside - icon_goddessdragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:19 pm (UTC)
Sneaky add-on called b-flix. Deleted and it fixed the issue. Thanks :)
...and a cute argumentative girl to wrestle withdamnitnicole on May 6th, 2012 01:14 am (UTC)
Your post shows up with no advertisig links for me. Sounds like you've got something installed either as a browse add-on or on your computer.

Check your browser add-ons to be sure, and download/run Malwarebytes.
Kate the Short: circuit_breakerkateshort on May 6th, 2012 01:34 am (UTC)
What they said. You must have some virus, or you must have some toolbar enabled on the browser on the computer you're using.
(no subject) - dragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:21 pm (UTC) (Expand)
oh gallant piglet,aizome on May 6th, 2012 01:18 am (UTC)
Yeah, I see no ads of any sort either.

Seconding what damnitnicole said. Good luck.
I Am Canadian: bunny of evil!dragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:21 pm (UTC)
Fixed! Sneaky add-on called b-flix, one of many that allows in-text advert to hijack your content.
Annamergina on May 6th, 2012 01:56 am (UTC)
Even logged out, and I see no ads in your post.
I Am Canadian: bluesabath/darkside - icon_goddessdragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:22 pm (UTC)
Discovered it only affects what I see on my comp and it was caused by an add-on I didn't dl called b-flix. Once it was deleted the issue resolved.
Ron Newmanron_newman on May 6th, 2012 01:58 am (UTC)
What browser are you using? Try a different one and tell us what you see.
I Am Canadian: bunny of evil!dragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:23 pm (UTC)
It hits any browser used; it was an add-on that I didn't dl that was the culprit. Deleted it and all was resolved.
You're stabbing my cortex when you know I'm insaneglowing_dragon on May 6th, 2012 02:42 am (UTC)
I Am Canadian: ds-tyk!dragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:25 pm (UTC)
I not crazy! But it was only my comp that was presenting the problem. Found a mystery add-on called b-flix installed and when I deleted it all was well.
(no subject) - glowing_dragon on May 8th, 2012 11:28 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Pink Halenpink_halen on May 6th, 2012 05:04 am (UTC)
Look to see if an application called "I want this" or the like has been installed on your system. It is installed with other programs like one of the tool bars.
I Am Canadian: sa - geoffrey/headdeskdragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:27 pm (UTC)
Looked for it but it turned out to be an add-on called b-flix. It seems multiple programs, apps and add-ons will allow this in-text advert thing to hijack your content.
fire walk with mesuede on May 6th, 2012 07:18 am (UTC)
Nothing here. Maybe you need to make a scan of your computer? I don't know what this can be but I remember the same happening to me years ago. Like seeing link adds in the middle of text. It was a virus or something similar, just had to scan and get rid of it. Good luck!
surrey_suckssurrey_sucks on May 6th, 2012 06:21 pm (UTC)
Yeah, that happened to me too.
(no subject) - dragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:28 pm (UTC) (Expand)
Marcus L. Rowlandffutures on May 6th, 2012 07:48 am (UTC)
What everyone else said - looks like it's a problem at your end.
I Am Canadian: dark days - icon_goddessdragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:31 pm (UTC)
It was and it is resolved. Not a virus per se, but a mystery add-on I didn't install called b-flix. Once deleted all was well. But there was no way to tell, using my comp, that it was on my end until folks here pointed it out. It was consistent in the browers I tried (firefox, IE) and all virus scans were neg. Thanks to the comments here I could suss out the issue and fix it.
surrey_sucks: virusessurrey_sucks on May 6th, 2012 06:20 pm (UTC)
It's a virus. (Only you can see it, BTW.)
I Am Canadian: sa - mentally equipped - maplestdragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:32 pm (UTC)
Found that out. But not a virus, all scans (ad-aware, malwarebytes, avg) failed to find a virus. It was an add-on called b-flix, which I did not dl (knowingly at least). Once deleted, all was well.
Karisu | カリス ("sama" = facetious ^___^)karisu_sama on May 7th, 2012 12:33 am (UTC)
No can see any issues on my end...
I Am Canadian: bluesabath/darkside - icon_goddessdragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:34 pm (UTC)
Was my comp, despite what every virus scan kept telling me. Mystery add-on called b-flix was the culprit. Once deleted things were fixed.
Esprixesprix on May 8th, 2012 02:44 pm (UTC)
So how'd that scan go? :)
I Am Canadiandragonflymuse on May 8th, 2012 11:16 pm (UTC)
I found an add-on called b-flix that I never downloaded. Once I deleted it things were fine. What made it so hard to determine the cause of the in-text adverts and eliminate them was there are multiple add-ons and applications that introduce it to comps, and Firefox does not have exclusionary options for websites in tools.