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Old 02-01-2016, 18:57   #1
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pop up ruining this site for me

In the last 3 days I have had A pop up that wants to upgrade my android phone. It will not let me leave the page I have to log off and log back in but then it pops up again. It only happens on this site and yes I am using my android phone to access the Internet what should I do to stop this?O
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Old 02-01-2016, 19:14   #2
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Re: pop up ruining this site for me

It may not have anything to do with the CF site. It sounds like your OS wants you to upgrade.

Some features on this site may not work w/o an up grade on your OS.
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Old 02-01-2016, 19:35   #3
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Re: pop up ruining this site for me

Do you have Chrome on your Android? I use Chrome browser on my Android tablet and get annoying pop-ups from this site. Chrome has a selection, "Request a Desktop Site". This forces the site to send the full page, not the mobile version.

...sure hope this is of some help

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Re: pop up ruining this site for me

Must have something to do with your browser, no pop ups with Safari on the Mac.
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Re: pop up ruining this site for me

What's a pop-up?

Since installing AdBlocker and NoScript, I don't see ads and that was years back. The rare time I see someone else's browser experience, I am shocked at how cluttered, ad-ridden and laggy it is.

I have disabled Internet access on my Windows phone for exactly this reason. I have a sweet grandfathered plan from 1999 that allows very little data, so unless I absolutely need to, "browser on phone" isn't happening. I have a netbook for that sort of thing.
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Try googling the web address of the pop up.. sounds like you have malware on your phone... Easy to get rid off.. several YouTube videos will help. Pretty much just involves going to settings, internet, delete all cookies, history, and internet data.
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:57   #7
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Re: pop up ruining this site for me

I use the DU speed boost app from the play store. It does an assortment of things and works great. Protects, cleans, manages, and boosts. My LG G3 is fast and clean. Really works. Hope this will help. I'm Android just so you know. Good cruising...
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Adblock Plus ! Never seen an ad , WOT ( Web of Trust ) Tells you when it's malware / bad page, gives you a choice to go there or NOT !

Just saying .
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Re: pop up ruining this site for me

Not ads guys. The pop up windows I [I]was[I] getting were from the CF site. Solved by using the Desktop version through my Chrome browser. Original post was getting pop ups for upgrading his OS, not ads.

Just clarifying guys
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Not ads guys. The pop up windows I [I]was[I] getting were from the CF site. Solved by using the Desktop version through my Chrome browser. Original post was getting pop ups for upgrading his OS, not ads.

Just clarifying guys
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yes exactly. I am accessing this site on my android phone I'm having trouble getting rid of this, I guess its a virus
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Re: pop up ruining this site for me

Are you running any sort of anti-virus on your Android? If not, give Avast a try. Have it do a full system scan to start.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...security&hl=en
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The OP's question aside, I have a CF popup on every page (tab) asking me to enter my email. Even when I've logged in.

That is a REAL Pain in the Poop-Deck!
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If there is malware of any kind I think the source is the CF site. If it is not actually malware then it is the version of the website that goes to "mobile" browsers.

I got the exact same pop-up asking for an email address that would not go away. It all stopped when I selected "Use desktop site". Whatever causes this problem, (maybe just a bug), it is associated with mobile browser accessing the CF site.

Motion30 - can you download Chrome Browser to your device?
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Where do you find "Use Desktop version" ... I am using a laptop, but don't see that option.
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On a device running Android OS, and using Chrome Browser, on the top right side of the browser window are 3 vertical dots. Those dots are the handle that open some of the browser settings. Tap on those dots opens:

New Tab
Incognito
Bookmarks
Tabs
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Add to Home Screen

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Request desktop site

Requesting a desktop site means that the website will send the 'full version' of the website like you would see on a full PC/Mac, not the limited 'Mobile version'. This switch works on many other websites like FB or YouTube where you may not like the mobile version.

Sure hope this work around helps...
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