Is anyone experiencing unusual things on CRF?

Magic

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I am having troubles here at CRF. I have notified Shaggy, our owner, about these problems.


Here is what I am experiencing:


1. New ads on the forum.
2. search windows, with ads popping up when I hover my mouse.
3. Pages loading extremely slow.
4. Inability to post without refreshing my page.
5. Losing my pages, and having IE recover them.



I have notified the owner.



If any of you are having troubles, please post in this thread what you are experiencing.
 

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Been quite a few anomalies the last few weeks, and this morning I got kicked out trying to open a PM and had to load the forum again...doesn't matter if I'm using FF or Chrome either, can't speak to IE seeing I don't use it at all.

Hopefully Shaggy shows up sooner rather than later and sorts this out.
 

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I agree, works fine for me, all ads are blocked so I don't know about those ad related problems but the board works fine for me.

spyware x2
 

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I had a couple of instances of losing pages of new posts last week, but I think that was my fault,for extended inactivity.

I don't have any pop up ads or anything like that.
 

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So you guys think I may have some spyware or malware.


Just to be on the safe side, I went to the microsoft site and downloaded their Safety Scanner and ran it. (I do use IE, which is a microsoft product).


Believe it or not, it did find 7 infected files and removed them. My 2012 Nortons must be a piece of junk. :heheh:


The forum seems to be running better now. I haven't seen any ads popping up.


I gotta stay away from all that **** ;)

:oyea:


(I'm just kidding)
 

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Just a word of caution regarding those pesky pop-up ads. I was surfing Grooveshark a couple of weeks ago and a full page ad popped up that had a "remove ad" button. Of course I immediately clicked on the remove button and the @$$#*!~ tried to write a Trojan virus to my machine. That hasn't happened on CRF that I know of, but just saying beware of pop-up ads.
 

Magic

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I visited Grooveshark 2 days ago....

Wonder if that is where I picked up the infected files.


anyway, my PC is running a whole lot better since I ran the Security Scanner from Microsoft. (actually it is still scanning my PC and has found 7 infected files now........all files that Norton's has missed)


:***::***:
 

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I am having troubles here at CRF. I have notified Shaggy, our owner, about these problems.


Here is what I am experiencing:


1. New ads on the forum.
2. search windows, with ads popping up when I hover my mouse.
3. Pages loading extremely slow.
4. Inability to post without refreshing my page.
5. Losing my pages, and having IE recover them.



If any of you are having troubles, please post in this thread what you are experiencing.

1) no
2) yes
3) yes
4) yes
5) yes


Just to change my avatar a little while ago, it took almost 5 minutes to actually change. The site has definitely been extremely difficult for me to navigate through for the past few days. So much so that I have pretty much avoided it. Clicking "quote", preview posts, submitting posts, UserCP, trying to post a message on someone else's profile, etc etc etc. :banghead:

It's been painful.
 

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